Southern Shrimp Sauce

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  • 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, making 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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