étouffée

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noun étouf·fée \ˌā-tü-ˈfā\
variants: or less commonly

etouffee

Definition of étouffée

  1. :  a Cajun stew of shellfish or chicken served over rice

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Origin and Etymology of étouffée

Louisiana French, from French à l'étouffée braised


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