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How To Cook Napa Jack's Cajun Seafood Étouffée

Web chef, Kimberly Turner, shares with you How to Cook Napa Jack's Cajun Seafood Étouffée!
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Dash
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Celery stalks 3 , chopped to make 2 cups.
  Green pepper 1 , diced
  Cipolline onions 1 , chopped
  Carrots 1⁄2 , grated
  Long pepper 1⁄2 , minced
  Tomatoes 4 , chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Chili flake 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Spice rub 2 Tablespoon (Napa jack's poultry rub for chicken and fish)
  Sweet smoked paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Stock 1 Quart
  Littleneck clam 1 Pound, scrubbed, rinsed
  Mussels 1 Pound, scrubbed, rinsed
  Shrimp 2 Dozen
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon


  1. Preheat a Dutch oven on stove top.


  1. Heat butter and olive oil in Dutch oven. Add flour to it and whisk well in medium heat to get a peanut butter colored roux.
  2. Add bell pepper and celery to the roux and when they are done halfway through, add carrots, and onions.
  3. In a bowl combine bay leaf, chilli flakes, spice rub, ground pepper, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, thyme, oregano and mix well.
  4. Add the spice mixture and tomatoes to oven and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Pour in the stock and whisk well. Bring the ingredients to boil and then allow to simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. Add clams and mussels and stir well. Cover with lid and cook for 5-8 minutes and then add shrimps.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley.


  1. Serve on top of cooked rice and enjoy!
Things You Will Need
Dutch oven

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Mardi Gras
Main Dish
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 946 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.7%

Saturated Fat 12.5 g62.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 206.9 mg69%

Sodium 692.9 mg28.9%

Total Carbohydrates 149 g49.7%

Dietary Fiber 46.2 g184.8%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 54 g107.5%

Vitamin A 254.9% Vitamin C 195.3%

Calcium 148.8% Iron 431.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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