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Fast and Easy Shrimp Étouffée Recipe 2011-03-08 11:46:20

Shrimp Étouffée

Shrimp Étouffée

From Tabasco

Fast and Easy Shrimp Étouffée Recipe 2011-03-08 11:46:20

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup unsalted butter
    2 medium onions, chopped
    1 cup celery, chopped
    1 cup green onions, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 cup flour
    3-1/2 cups water
    2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 bay leaves
    1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
    2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco
    Hot cooked rice, for serving

Directions

  1. Melt butter in large saucepot or Dutch oven; add onion, celery, green onion, and garlic. Cook 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add flour and stir until well blended. Stir in water, tomatoes, lemon juice, salt, bay leaves and thyme. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in shrimp and hot sauce. Simmer 5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Discard bay leaves. Serve over rice.

Makes 8 servings.

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