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Spicy Shrimp Etouffee

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This shrimp etouffee is incredibly delicious!
  Shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter margarine 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Old bay seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Stalk celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Cajun seasoning 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shrimp stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red pepper sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Peel shrimp. Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp and wash out vein.
In a 4 quart pot heat olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of margarine or butter. Then add onions, celery, carrots and garlic.
Add all seasonings. Once onions begin to turn translucent add the peppers. Cook until peppers become tender.
Make a well in the center of the vegetables then add remaining butter and flour into the center.
Stir flour and butter until they become a paste. Incorporate the paste into the vegetables.
Once the mixture begins to turn brown gradually add the shrimp stock.
Stir until it becomes bubbly and brown. (For a darker Etouffee add 1/4 tsp. of Kitchen Bouquet.)
Add shrimp then lime juice and hot pepper sauce. Let simmer for 5 minutes, stirring
occasionally until shrimp turn pink.
Serve over hot rice.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Here is a classic shrimp etouffee recipe that would be snap to make, with simple instructions provided here by the chef. Definitely a nice healthy meal option, which the whole family would love. All, said but clear vocal instructions and ingredient details in the video could have helped to a greater extend!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1733 Calories from Fat 487

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.3%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 723.4 mg241.1%

Sodium 3685.5 mg153.6%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.4%

Sugars 14.3 g

Protein 125 g250%

Vitamin A 106.8% Vitamin C 170.1%

Calcium 37.1% Iron 109.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spicy Shrimp Etouffee Recipe Video