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Shrimp Etouffee Recipe

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (5 Reviews)


Shrimp Etouffeé

Shrimp Etouffeé

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This mouth watering shrimp combination is wonderful served with hot cooked rice.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 6 green onions and tops, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 pounds shrimp, peeled,deveined
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • tabasco sauce, to taste
  • hot cooked rice


In a skillet, melt the butter; add flour, stirring to blend. Cook, stirring constantly, until flour mixture is deep golden brown. Add the vegetables and cook until tender. Stir in the water, shrimp, parsley and seasonings. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked. Serve over hot rice.
Serves 4 to 6.


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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
, Member MandeeT

This dish was really yummy. I did sub the water with chicken broth, and next time I will use a pound less shrimp. My fiance ate 4 huge bowls and I had leftovers for breakfast.

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