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Shrimp Etouffee with Coca Cola and ESSENCE Festival 2015®


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth, low sodium
  • 1 1/2 stick butter
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 cups bell peppers, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • green onions to garnish
  • hot rice or mashed potatoes
  • garlic bread to serve

For the Shrimp:

  • 2 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, dried
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix seasoning blend for sauce and set aside.
  2. Melt butter and olive oil over medium heat in a large pot.
  3. Add vegetables and saute for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of seasoning blend to vegetables and cook 5 minutes more.
  5. Add flour to vegetable mixture and cook 5 minutes, stirring well.
  6. Add broth and remaining seasonings to pot.
  7. Bring mixture to boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

To Prepare Shrimp:

  1. Rinse, peel, and devein shrimp.
  2. Leave shrimp tails on if desired.
  3. Drizzle shrimp with olive oil and all spices, mix well.
  4. Increase pan heat to medium and add shrimp to pan and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Serve over hot rice or mashed potatoes with a side of garlic toast.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4-6
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