Ann’s Shrimp Etouffee

Ann's Shrimp Etouffee

Ann’s Shrimp Etouffee

  • Prep

    30 m

  • Cook

    1 h 40 m

  • Ready In

    2 h 25 m

Recipe By:Ann Cooper
“Delicious shrimp dish with a Cajun flair! I’ve spent 6 years perfecting this shrimp recipe. I use shrimp harvested from a local shrimp farm. This is also great with firm crab meat or fish!!”


  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 large white onions, chopped
  • 6 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • crushed red pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter and saute onions, celery and garlic for about 45 minutes or until they are cooked down.
  2. Stir in flour and cook briefly, do not brown. Stir in chopped shrimp and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Pour in 2 to 3 cups of water and mushrooms. Stir in paprika and season with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook for 30 minutes. Should be a thick and have a gravy-like consistency.

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