Corn Soup 3

2 tbsp. oil
2 tbsp. flour
1 dozen ears corn, cleaned and cut from cob
2 onions
2 fresh tomatoes
2 lbs. fresh shrimp
Salt and pepper to taste

Make a thin roux to a gold brown, add onion, tomatoes and corn. Cook about 5 minutes. Then add 2 quarts of water, let simmer 30 minutes. Then add shrimp and cook 20 minutes longer.

If salt pork is used, cut into pieces and add at same time with tomatoes, onions and corn.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana