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Southern Shrimp Sauce



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound peeled, deveined shrimp
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream (low fat is fine, do not use fat-free)
  • 1 (10 1/4 ounce) can cream of shrimp soup (do not dilute)
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 or 2 splashes Tabasco sauce
  • Cooked rice


  1. In a 2-quart saucepan melt butter and then sauté shrimp until done {mdash} make sure not to overcook.
  2. Add remainder of ingredients except rice. Cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes. Mixture will become a peach-colored sauce with a gravy texture.
  3. Serve over rice.

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