Ask most people to name their favorite seafood, and chances are they’ll answer “shrimp.” This tasty crustacean is the most popular seafood in the nation.
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion, green onion, celery and garlic. Add tomatoes, broth, wine, salt, bay leaf, black pepper, cayenne and thyme. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Slowly stir in flour mixture to thicken. Continue to simmer for another 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions.
Add shrimp to sauce and simmer until they are done, about 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Serve over cooked rice. Serves 6.
Contributed by Joyce Taylor