Cajun Shrimp Stir Fry
4 slices bacon
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon fish-flavored bouillon granules
1/3 cup water
1 1/2 pounds unpeeled medium-size
2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
1 small green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup diced celery
1 (14 ounce) can Cajun-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
Hot cooked rice
Cook bacon in a large wok or skillet until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
Combine cornstarch, bouillon granules and water; set aside.
Peel and de-vein shrimp. Pat shrimp dry; sprinkle with Creole seasoning.
Pour 2 tablespoons reserved bacon dripping around top of preheated wok or skillet, coating sides; heat at medium-high (325 degrees F) for 1 minute.
Add shrimp; stir fry 2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
Remove shrimp, and set aside.
Pour remaining 1 tablespoon reserved drippings into wok; add green pepper and celery, and stir fry 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes, and stir fry 2 minutes.
Return reserved shrimp to wok, and add cornstarch mixture; bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
Sprinkle with reserved bacon.
Serve over hot cooked rice.
Yield: 4 servings
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