To make sauce, in small saucepan cook onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon butter or margarine for 5 minutes; add celery, green pepper, 1/4 tsp salt, the pepper, cayenne and bay leaf. Stir in water, tomato sauce, catsup, tomato paste, the 1 tbs wine, and the 2 tsp molasses. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, in medium skillet, melt the 2 tbs butter. Add the 2 tbs wine, the 2 tbs molasses, the mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Add shrimp, cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, for 5 to 6 minutes or till shrimp are done and have a glazed appearance. To serve, pour vegetable sauce over bed of hot cooked rice; top with glazed shrimp. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana