What Is Etouffee?
Etouffee is a dish common in Louisiana. Essentially, it’s a type of soup or stew that’s typically served over white rice. The thing that makes it taste unique is a technique called smothering, which is quite culturally unique to the Cajun and Creole areas of Louisiana.
What Is The Difference Between Shrimp Etouffee and Shrimp Creole?
The main difference between the two is the vegetables used in the sauce in which the dish is cooked. Etouffee is made with peppers and celery, while creole is made with okra, peppers, and tomatoes. This creates a slightly different dish - etouffee is a bit more like a shrimp dish with additional ingredients, while creole is a rich tomato stew with shrimp in it.
What To Serve with Etouffee?
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Shrimp Etouffee:
How To Store Etouffee?
The best way to store etouffee, as it contains seafood, is to freeze it. To do this, separate the soup into airtight containers, and after cooling, close and put them in the freezer. It can be stored in the freezer for up to three months. To defrost the food, microwave it in thirty-second intervals until the etouffee has completely evaporated.