President Jefferson requested this dish frequently.
1 tablespoon shortening
1 pound ham or pork sausage
1/2 cup green pepper,
1 tablespoon flour
3 cups shrimp, peeled, cleaned and cooked
large onion, sliced
3 cups tomatoes, skinned, seeded and diced
1 clove garlic,
2 tablespoons parsley
2 cups long grained rice
4 cups water
1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
Melt shortening in a large fry pan.
Cut ham or pork into 1/2 inch cubes and add
to shortening, stir for 1 minute and add green pepper; cook for 5 minutes, stirring
Stir in flour until smooth and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Add shrimp, onion, tomatoes, garlic and parsley. Cook until it starts to boil,
stir in rice and 4 cups water, salt, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper; cover
tightly and cook for 30 minutes or until rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Posted by artsycook at recipegoldmine.com May 17, 2001.