Enjoy this simple but flavorful dish!

**Recipe nutritional facts calculated with 1/4c rice and 6 shrimp.  To lower carbs use cauliflower rice.

Cajun Shrimp Etoufee

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Cajun
Servings 6 servings
Calories 201 kcal


  • 1.5 cups brown or jasmine rice
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 each onion, chopped
  • 1 each green bell pepper, diced
  • 2-3 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 15 oz can no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1.5 cup broth seafood or vegetable
  • 2 TBSP old bay seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1.5 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 TBSP hot sauce


  • Cook the rice per the package details. This will take 30-40 minutes.
  • Whisk the oil and flour together in a skillet. Cook over medium or medium-high heat, stirring consistently for about 10 minutes or until the mixture is a peanut butter color. You will need to consistently stir or the flour will burn.
  • Stir in the pepper, onion, and celery. Sauté covered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Mix in the tomatoes, 1 cup of the broth, old bay seasoning and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil and let simmer uncovered for about 20 minutes. If to thick add in remainder of broth.
  • Mix in the shrimp and hot sauce. Cook for 2-5 minutes or until the shrimp or opaque. Remove from heat.
  • Serve over cooked rice.
  • To make low carb you can use cauliflower rice.



Sodium: 505mgCalcium: 2mgSugar: 3gFiber: 1gPotassium: 22mgCholesterol: 70mgCalories: 201kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 10gProtein: 30gCarbohydrates: 17gIron: 0.1mg
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