Ann's Shrimp Etouffee


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!!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 40 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
20 servings


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
11g Fat
4g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 204mg 68%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 327mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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