Cajun, Creole, Carribean

Shrimp Etouffee- A Delicious Creole and Cajun Dish

Ingredients used:

  • 1 cup - Chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup - Chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup - Chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup - Chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons - Dry brown roux
  • 1/2 cup - Water
  • 3 cloves - Garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon - Thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon - Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch - Cayenne
  • 6 ounces - Raw shrimp
  • 1 1/2 cups - Hot cooked rice

Recipe steps:

  • In a saucepan over high heat, cook the onion, green onion, celery, and bell pepper, stirring frequently, until the vegetables color slightly, about 2 minutes.
  • Add all seasonings and simmer slowly for 20 minutes.
  • Just before serving, add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes, or just until they turn pink and are hot.
  • Spoon the rice into warm serving dishes or bowls and ladle the Shrimp Etouffee over.
  • Enjoy your Shrimp Etouffee with a side of hot cooked rice or as a topping for baked fish fillets.

Shrimp Etouffee is a delicious and flavorful dish from Louisiana. It’s a simple to make, yet filling meal that can be served as a main dish or side dish. With its combination of shrimp, onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic, thyme, and pepper, all simmered together in a creamy roux, it’s sure to be a hit at any meal. Whether you serve it over rice or as a topping for fish, you’ll be sure to enjoy the delicious flavor of this classic Cajun and Creole dish!