Ham and Shrimp Gravy

Ham and Shrimp Gravy I love eating this over rice or mashed potatoes. Even pasta would make for a deliciously effective delivery system!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 35 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 5 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • Melt butter over medium heat in a deep frying pan. Stir in diced ham and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

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  • Stir in red bell pepper, celery, white portions of green onion, jalapeno pepper, and garlic; cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in Cajun seasoning and cook for 1 minute.

  • Stir in flour; cook and stir until flour is no longer gritty, about 3 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and Worcestershire sauce; increase heat to medium-high. Simmer until vegetables are soft and liquid is reduced and thick, 10 to 15 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low.

  • Stir in shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp are cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste. Garnish with green parts of green onions.

Per Serving: 236 calories; protein 19.3g; carbohydrates 6.9g; fat 14.1g; cholesterol 154.6mg; sodium 1422.1mg.