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Healthy, Simple Shrimp Etouffee Recipe with Mesa de Vida Creole Cooking Sauce

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 Tb Butter or olive oil
  • 2 Tb flour (use regular or brown rice flour)
  • 1 jar Mesa de Vida Creole inspired healthy cooking sauce
  • Salt and hot sauce to taste
  • 1/2 cup low sodium broth (seafood, chicken, vegetable, or water)
  • 1 1/2 peeled, deveined shrimp


  • Heat a large skillet over medium low heat, when hot add butter or oil, swirl to coat.
  • When melted, slowly whisk in the flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until the flour turns a golden brown color, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Whisk in the Mesa de Vida Creole inspired healthy cooking sauce, salt and hot sauce to taste. Cook for approximately 2 minutes, until the mixture is very thick.
  • Whisk in the broth, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a simmer, lower the heat to low and fold in the shrimp.
  • Simmer, stirring often, until the shrimp are fully cooked and the sauce is a thick, cream-like consistency. (Add a bit more broth/water if necessary).
  • Serve and enjoy!