Crawfish /Shrimp Etouffee

Recipe by chia2160
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • for shrimp stock, place 2 lbs of shrimp shells and tails into a stockpot, add 3-4 quarts of water.
  • add celery, onion, garlic, carrots, bring to boil.
  • lower to simmer and cook 3-4 hours, adding water if needed. drain through a sieve, discarding solids.
  • for the etouffee: heat 6 tbs oil and flour together in a heavy pan until it turns brown, stirring for 15-20 minutes.
  • add onion, stir, celery, peppers and seasonings, stirring, until vegetables are softened.
  • add shrimp stock and stir in slowly.
  • mixture will be very thick, so you can adjust the thickness to your liking by adding extra stock, simmer 10 minutes.
  • add shrimp, cook 5 minutes, add crawfish.
  • cook on simmer for 10 minutes until cooked through.
  • serve over rice.
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