The word étouffer means "smothered or braised," and is a technique often used with crawfish, which come in season during the spring when rain floods the rice fields. Creole cooks make etouffée as .
Cajun Blackened Shrimp is such a versatile recipe. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce for an appetizer. Toss with buttered spaghetti or rice and steamed vegetables for an easy dinner. #seafoodrecipes