Definition of étouffée
: a Cajun stew of shellfish or chicken served over rice
Recent Examples of étouffée from the Web
The franchise has carved a local name for itself offering diners a wide variety of creative hot dog and sausage combinations (think crawfish sausage topped with etouffee, sour cream and onions) in a casual setting.
Accordingly, the all-ages festival’s French Quarter Food Court will offer such Big Easy favorites as etouffee, po’ boy sandwiches, hush puppies, boudin sausages, seafood gumbo, beignets, pralines and more.
There were pots of seafood gumbo, red fish court bouillon, sauce piquante, shrimp and crabmeat bisque, etouffee cooking on the fire.
While the field’s concession stands offer traditional ballpark staples, take a break from the peanuts-and-popcorn routine and try a bowl of homemade gumbo or crawfish etouffee.
The four-course menu will include Oregon Petrale Sole meuniere and sticky quail etouffee.
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Origin and Etymology of étouffée
Louisiana French, from French à l'étouffée braised
First Known Use: circa 1933See Words from the same year
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