Low Carb Shrimp With Creole Sauce

“I made this for my best friend's birthday. She is on a low-carb diet but I was also cooking for kids and men (A challenge!) I had NO leftovers. This came from a Bon Appetit magazine. Very easy and very good.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add shrimp shells; saute until brown, about 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low.
  4. Mix in tomato paste.
  5. Add broth, then brandy, garlic and thyme.
  6. Simmer 20 minutes.
  7. Strain into medum saucepan; pressing on solids.
  8. Add cream; simmer until sauce is reduce to 1 cup, about 10 minutes.
  9. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in another heavy large skillet over medium heat.
  10. Add shrimp; saute just until cooked through, about 2 minutes.
  11. Transfer to bowl.
  12. Add sausage and onion to skillet; cook until golden, about 4 minutes.
  13. Add bell pepper and Old Bay seasoning; saute 3 minutes.
  14. Return shrimp to skillet.
  15. Add sauce and bring to simmer.
  16. Sprinkle with parsley.

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