How to Cook Southern Crawfish and Shrimp Étouffée

A delicious Cajun stew full of flavor,seafood,vegetables, and spice!

How to Cook Southern Crawfish and Shrimp Étouffée Recipe
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Turn the heat to medium & pull out a large saucepan. Once the pot is hot,melt the margarine and toss in the chopped onion and bell pepper.

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**I put my onion and bell pepper in my food processor and pulsed it until chopped but not smushed.

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I'm just cooking the onions and bell pepper until they soften , then letting most of the liquid evaporate ( excuse all the stem!).

I'm just cooking the onions and bell pepper until they soften , then letting most of the liquid evaporate ( excuse all the stem!).

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I use a large can of condensed cream of mushroom( which was 1lb and 10oz.) but you can use  2 1/2 cans that are this size!

I use a large can of condensed cream of mushroom( which was 1lb and 10oz.) but you can use 2 1/2 cans that are this size!

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Add this to the onions/bell peppers and stir in.

Add this to the onions/bell peppers and stir in.

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This is the outcome. Next, we're going to season this dish!

This is the outcome. Next, we're going to season this dish!

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Cayenne pepper and cracked black pepper...

Cayenne pepper and cracked black pepper...

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Creole/Cajun seasoning( any is fine, just make sure that the seasoning does not contain a lot of salt)

Creole/Cajun seasoning( any is fine, just make sure that the seasoning does not contain a lot of salt)

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Mix in!

Mix in!

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Add you shrimp! But beforehand, season the shrimp with your seasoning& black pepper (be sure they are deveined,peeled, and have no tail)

Add you shrimp! But beforehand, season the shrimp with your seasoning& black pepper (be sure they are deveined,peeled, and have no tail)

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And crawfish. ( adding crawfish to your étouffée is totally optional! You can just add 8 ounces more of shrimp!)

And crawfish. ( adding crawfish to your étouffée is totally optional! You can just add 8 ounces more of shrimp!)

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Add water to thin it out a bit.

Add water to thin it out a bit.

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Add tomato paste and mix in

Add tomato paste and mix in

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Just let this simmer at med- low heat. (Until the crawfish has heated up and shrimp had cooked through;takes about 15-20 min.)

Just let this simmer at med- low heat. (Until the crawfish has heated up and shrimp had cooked through;takes about 15-20 min.)

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Serve this heavenly stew over hot white rice and enjoy!

Serve this heavenly stew over hot white rice and enjoy!

Ingredients

2 Onions 
1 Green bell pepper 
24 Ounces Shrimp tails 
26 Ounces Condensed cream of mushroom soup 
2 Teaspoons Cayenne pepper 
2 Tablespoons Cajun seasoning  
1 Pounds Crawfish tails 
Tablespoons Tomato paste 
1 Teaspoon Black pepper 
¼ Cups Water 
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