In the Kitchen with Reagan: Shrimp Creole

The dish I made in the episode where Barry and Tamica come for dinner (Bourbon Pecan Pie coming soon)… Shrimp Creole is a traditional Creole dish: a mixture of African, French, and Spanish influences that come together to make magic. As with almost all of my favorite dishes, the Holy Trinity is the foundation of the recipe.  In the south, we refer to a combination of onions, celery, and bell pepper as the Holy Trinity, or Trinity for short. Cayenne, tomatoes, and shrimp round out the recipe for this classic and crowd-pleasing dish.  I add tomato paste, extra seasoning, red pepper, rosé, and serve over jasmine rice to put my RC twist on this quintessential New Orleans dish. This is always a favorite when I entertain!

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