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.
|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|
- 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.