Shrimp sausage & potato stew



2 lbs large shrimp

1 lb smoked sausage

3 large baking potatoes (cut in 1 inch cubes)

1 bay leaf

1 tsp fresh thyme

4 cups shrimp stock

2 Tbsp minced garlic

1 small chopped onion

2 Tbsp Seafood (cajun) seasoning

Salt/pepper to taste

1/2 c. Oil

1/2 c. Flour


1/4 c. Freely chopped green onion

Fresh parsley

Direction :

Heat oil in a heavy pot over med/high heat. Add flour and stir constantly until it reaches a rich brown color. (About 10-12 min)

Add chopped onion and smoked sausage, cook 5 min. then add minced garlic

Stir in stock slowly and bring to a gentle boil.

Add bay leaf, thyme, cajun seasoning, salt pepper to taste.

Reduce heat to med, cover and cook 30 min

Add the cut potatoes and continue to cook, stirring occasionally until potatoes are tender but not mushy

If necessary, add a little water to thin gravy to desired consistency. (Gravy should be thick)

Add peeled, deveined shrimp last 5 minutes cooking time.

Top with fresh green onion/parsley

Serve as is or over hot rice