Shrimp and Gravy Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 5)
Reviewed: Aug. 31, 2006
My husband and I thought this was good. I used about 1 tsp of garlic powder instead of garlic salt, based on other reviewers saying it's too salty. My husband actually thought it wasn't salty enough, but I think that's because I didn't salt the rice enough. He also said it needed spice, so maybe next time I'll add a little cayenne. I used a baked ham steak that I cubed and cooked. It didn't leave any fat in the pan, so I added about 1 TB each of butter and olive oil after I removed the ham. That sort of 'deglazed' the pan and got the ham flavor in the mix. I would have liked more gravy - maybe next time I'll increase the gravy ingredients. With the modifications I mentioned for next time, hopefully this will turn into a 5 star meal.
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Reviewed: Aug. 6, 2006
All I can say is OH MY GOSH!! This dish was amazing. Even my boy child (7) loved it. I served it over grits and that is the only right thing to serve it over. It is very filling too.
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Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2006
Incredible recipe, but like everyone else said, it's a little salty. Four stars, but next time I'm positive it will be a five star dish if I cut out the salt where possible. If country ham is used, you'll need some bacon grease or maybe shortening.
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Reviewed: Jul. 10, 2006
Great dish however rather than using garlic salt, I used garlic powder and salted to taste. Alot less salty. I also prefer the shrimp gravy mixture tossed with cooked pasta. Much more tasty!!!
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Reviewed: Apr. 22, 2006
One teaspoon of salt (not one tablespoon!) was more than sufficient - I would perhaps use between 1/2 teaspoon and 1 teaspoon of salt in the future. I made with chicken soup base instead of beef and added chopped garlic. Good served over rice.
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Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2006
Way to salty! If I were to make this again I would use only 1 tsp. of Garlic salt not a tablespoon. Or salt to taste. Otherwise it would have been a great recipe.
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