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Shrimp Etouffee II


"This is a very easy shrimp etouffe recipe that utilizes your microwave! I usually add four dashes of hot pepper sauce to the dish, but bring the hot stuff to the table in case someone wants a zestier dinner! This recipe is one I learned while going to school in southern Louisiana - Geaux Tigers!"
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45 m servings 195 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 636 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. In a 2 quart microwave safe dish, combine margarine, onion, green onion, bell pepper, garlic and celery. Heat on High settings for 8 to 9 minutes.
  2. Stir in parsley, tomato paste, soup, shrimp, salt, hot pepper sauce and cayenne. Heat on High setting for 5 minutes. Stir and cook for another 5 minutes until mixture thickens. Serve over white rice.

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We love this one!!! Tastes great but admittedly, I kicked it up a bit by adding some Cajun seasoning and using chipotle seasoning instead of cayenne. I cooked this dish on the stove instead of...

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We were disappointed, a can of cream of chicken should tell you....

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We love this one!!! Tastes great but admittedly, I kicked it up a bit by adding some Cajun seasoning and using chipotle seasoning instead of cayenne. I cooked this dish on the stove instead of...

I'm the original TEXICANTWIN who posted this recipe...lost my old email info and password so I've created a new profile. It's important to note that yes, this can obviously be cooked on the sto...

Good and fast recipie. I followed the recipie to the tee. However, i found that it was kind of bland and noticed that there was something missing. I added a bay leaf and a couple dashes (1/2-...

I was very skeptical of this recipe. My husband grew up in New Orleans so I knew he'd never go for a microwaved Etouffee. But, to our surprise it was great (as good as any others I've made) an...

Great recipe! So simple and good. Will make it again. I used red peppers instead of green and used salsa instead of tomato paste(I was out) and it was super!

This is an excellent and ver-r-r-r-y easy recipe to prepare. I actually made it in a saute pan insead of the microwave and added a little more red pepper to spice it up more. I also added abou...

This is a wonderful "one dish" meal. To lighten it up, I used 1/2 of the margarine and 98% fat free cream of chicken soup. We will definitely make this dish again.

I was curious how this microwave recipe would turn out. You may have to adjust the microwave cooking time depending on how your fast your microwave works. I microwaved it for less than the rec...

This is such good etouffee! I made a few small modifications: I made it on the stove top instead of the microwave. I sauteed the veggies in butter (not margarine) until they were tender, then...