Shrimp Etouffee

Vickie Sims

By
@simsv

One of my family's favorite...a true Cajun classic recipe. To change it up a bit, crawfish can be used instead of shrimp.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 Tbsp
tomato paste
2 medium
onions, chopped
1/2 c
shortening
4 Tbsp
flour
1/4 c
shallots, minced
1/2 c
parsley, chopped
2 Tbsp
green onions, chopped
seasonings to taste (salt, black pepper, garlic powder and hot sauce)
water

Step-By-Step

1Simmer shrimp in the shortening for approximately six minutes. Add onions and cook until the onions are tender.
2Add flour (mixing well) and cook until brown. Add tomato paste and enough water to cover the shrimp. Season with salt, black pepper, garlic powder and hot sauce to taste.
3Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
4Add shallots and parsley, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
5Remove from heat and garnish with green onions. Serve over cooked rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole