Crawfish or Shrimp Etouffee

1 stick butter

1/4 cup flour

1 can diced tomatoes

1 cup of water

Zydeco Chop Chop

1 pound crawfish tails or shrimp deveined and tails removed

1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, or to taste

Salt and Pepper to taste


Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat, add flour stir to combine,cook until flour and butter are a light golden brown. Add 1 can of diced tomatoes, water and a handful of Zydeco Chop Chop. Cook for a few minutes to allow flavors to mingle and Zydeco Chop Chop to rehydrate. Add crawfish or shrimp. Season with salt, pepper, and Cajun seasoning. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes over low heat, until the crawfish is cooked but not tough. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Zydeco Chop Chop