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Luscious Cajun Delight: Sizzling Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp Etouffee

About the Dish:

Shrimp Etouffee is a traditional Cajun dish from Louisiana. It is a spicy and flavorful dish that combines shrimp with a rich sauce made from a roux, onions, bell peppers, celery, and spices. The dish is typically served over rice and is perfect for a hearty and comforting meal.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 200mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 30g


Ingredient Quantity
Shrimp 1 pound
Butter 4 tablespoons
Onion 1 medium, diced
Bell Pepper 1 medium, diced
Celery 2 stalks, diced
Garlic 4 cloves, minced
All-Purpose Flour 4 tablespoons
Chicken Stock 2 cups
Tomato Paste 2 tablespoons
Cajun Seasoning 2 teaspoons
Hot Sauce 1 teaspoon
Green Onions 4, chopped
White Rice 1 cup
Parsley 2 tablespoons, chopped

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions, bell peppers, celery, and garlic. Cook until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Step 2: Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir well to coat. Cook for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Step 3: Gradually add the chicken stock, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Stir in the tomato paste, cajun seasoning, and hot sauce. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 4: Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  • Step 5: While the shrimp are cooking, prepare the rice according to package instructions.
  • Step 6: Serve the shrimp etouffee over the cooked rice. Garnish with chopped green onions and parsley.

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