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Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp Etouffee- Shrimp in a delicious roux and spiced to perfection. You will love this easy and flavorful recipe. Serve over rice and crusty bread.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 287kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 6 chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow pepper
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 lbs peeled deveined, chopped shrimp
  • 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot sauce to taste
  • White or brown rice

Instructions

  • Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat, stir in flour.
  • Stir constantly until it becomes rich dark brown.
  • Add vegetables and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in water and seasonings.
  • Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until starts to thicken.
  • Add in shrimp for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.

Notes

I would recommend serving with some crusty bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 636mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3100IU | Vitamin C: 55.2mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 2.8mg