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Shrimp & Scallop Creole

Written by Lindsay Mustard
  • 45 minutes
  • 8

Scallops and shrimp? This creole has it going on! Get your seafood fix with the spicy and savoury creole that pairs perfectly with any dish!


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 rib celery, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine (optional)
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco, to taste
  • 2 lbs shrimp, raw
  • 1 lb scallops, raw


  1. Add butter to a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic and sauté until veggies are lightly browned.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the thyme, salt, pepper, cayenne and flour. Stir into onion mixture and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Deglaze the pan with wine and then add chicken stock, tomatoes, bay leaves and hot sauce. Reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove bay leaves. Add the shrimp and scallops and cook for 2-4 minutes per side. 
  5. Serve with your favourite grain, dished over pasta or alongside a grilled steak!

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