Big Easy Shrimp

Big Easy Shrimp
  1. 2 strips turkey bacon or Canadian bacon
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  4. 1 celery stalk
  5. 1 clove garlic, minced
  6. 1 can (16 ounces) chopped tomatoes with juice
  7. 1 bay leaf
  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  9. 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  10. 1 teaspoon hot-pepper sauce
  11. 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  1. Cook the bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Place on a paper towel–lined plate. Crumble when cool.
  3. Leave any drippings in the skillet.
  4. In the skillet, over medium heat, cook the onion, bell pepper, and celery for 5 minutes, or until tender.
  5. Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes (with juice), bay leaf, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and hot-pepper sauce.
  6. Heat to boiling. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  7. Add the shrimp and bacon and cook for 5 minutes, or until the shrimp turn pink.
  8. Remove and discard the bay leaf before serving.

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