Étouffée

March 25, 2014 at 12:16 pm Leave a comment

etouffe

Wikipedia defines étouffée as a dish found in both Cajun and Creole cuisine typically served with shellfish over rice, from French meaning ‘to smother or suffocate’.

16 ounces protein (thinly sliced chicken, shrimp, craw fish)
4 ounces pork (plain ground, sausage)
1/4 cup fat (butter, oil, bacon drippings)
1/4 cup flour
1 onion, diced
2 ribs celery, diced
1 bell pepper, diced
1 plum tomato, diced
1  1/2 cup stock
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne, more or less if you want
1 teaspoon dried oregano
salt and pepper

In a heavy-bottom pot melt and heat the fat
add pork and cook through, remove from pot, and set aside
whisk in flour, breaking down any lumps that form
cook for approximately 5 minutes, forming a blonde roux

Add onions and garlic, stir
add celery, tomato, and bell pepper, stir and heat through

Stir in seasonings to combine well
add stock and cook until it begins to thicken

Add protein and stir to combine
cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes

Season to taste

Serve with rice

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Cajun & Creole, For One or Two, Low Carb, Main Course, Popular Ethnic Dishes. Tags: .

Pork Katsu – A small batch Bento: Day 5

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Instagram

#persimmons are plentiful this time of year. 'What to do with them?' is always the question. I'm considering apple & persimmon #handpies a #smallbatch #audreycancook It's going to be a #smallbatch #thanksgiving this year. #audreycancook #indigo dyed #shibori pillows
#audreycancook Another #leftover creation, skillet #appletart, a #smallbatch #audreycancook Skillet chicken #enchiladas a #smallbatch.  A great recipe for clearing out the fridge. On the blog soon. #audreycancook I've been working on a recipe for #icecream made without a machine. They're all over the web. I'm still not convinced, it's overly sweet and the texture is like frozen mousse. #audreycancook

Recent Posts

Categories

Calendar

March 2014
S M T W T F S
« Feb   Apr »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031