By Samantha Hemingway
Creole cuisine is a style of cooking originating in Louisiana, which blends French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, Haitian, German, Italian, influences, as well as influences from the general cuisine of the Southern United States.
- Total: 1 hour 10 minutes
- Prep: 10 minutes
- Cook: 1 hour
- Yield: 6 to 8 servings
- 1-pound cooked lobster meat (Use promo code: ManathasKitchen to get 10% off your order from Lobsters-Online.Com)
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
- 1 cup thinly sliced celery
- 1 cup large diced green bell pepper
- 32 ounces stewed tomatoes
- 8 ounces tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup cold water
- In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery and green bell pepper. Sauté for 5 minutes.
- Stir in stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, chili powder, and hot sauce. Bring to a simmer; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir in lobster; simmer for 10 more minutes.
- Whisk together flour and cold water until smooth. Stir into the pot until smooth until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
- Serve over rice or with bread.
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