Shrimp Étouffée

Ingredients

6 teaspoons Butter
3 teaspoons flour
1 cup onion, chopped
6 green onions, tops and bottoms, chopped
1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
2 cups water
3 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1 small Bay leaf
Tobasco sauce to taste

Preparation

1
In a skillet, melt the butter; add flour, stirring to blend. Stirring constantly, cook until flour mixture is deep golden brown.
2
Add the vegetables and cook until tender.
3
Stir in the water, shrimp, parsley and seasonings. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked.
4
Serve over hot rice.

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About

Etouffee is a popular Creole dish, most popular in New Orleans, and is typically served with shellfish or chicken over rice. It is similar to gumbo and is often prepared during Mardi Gras.

Yield:

6.0 servings

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Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 12:23am

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