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Shrimp Etouffee

Another of the classic Cajun dishes, along with gumbo and jambalaya. Etouffee is meat served in a brown, tomato flavored sauce. It's typically served over rice.

1 lb Shrimp
1/4 c Unsalted Margarine
2 T No Salt Added Tomato Paste
1 Onion,Chopped
1 T Flour
1 T Parsley
2 T Lemon Juice
1/4 t Cayenne
2 T Green Onion,Sliced
3/4 c Water

Use a saucepan with a tight fitting lid for etouffee. Melt butter, add onion, cook over medium heat until tender. Stir in the flour, blend well. Add water, lemon, tomato and cayenne. Cook slowly, about 20 minutes, adding more water if necessary. When sauce is done, add shrimp. cover with lid. Cook until shrimp is done, about 5 minutes. Add green onion and parsley. Serve on steamed rice.

Yield: 4 Servings

Sodium Category: ModerateSodium

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Helping
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 249
Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Values *

Total Fat 13 gr
Saturated Fat 3 gr
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 gr
Monounsaturated Fat 5 gr
Cholesterol 172 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Potassium 363 mg
Carbohydrates 8 gr
Dietary Fiber 1.1gr
Protein 24 gr
20%
13%


57%
7%
9%
3%
4%


Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron
20%
22%
8%
18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on
a 2000 calorie diet

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