Have you ever made a Sauce Picante (P-cont) ? Well here is a recipe that we make a lot during the fall and probably is classified as coon/a** comfort food. Served over rice this super sauce picante will warm you up and is very easy to make – give it a try and let me know how you like it.


  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • One 6 oz can tomato sauce
  • One 8 oz can tomato juice
  • 1 lb crabmeat
  • 1 lb redfish
  • Parsley for garnish


Make a roux with oil and flour. Add onion, celery and cook until wilted. Add crabmeat and redfish and cook for another hour, stirring frequently. Add shrimp and cook ten more minutes. Serve over rice in soup bowls.-


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