Heart Healthy Etouffee Recipe
In a small saucepan, cook brown rice according to package directions and set aside.
In a large saucepan, melt butter and add flour, stirring constantly. Add onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic and cook until vegetables soften. Stir in sherry, bay leaves, cayenne pepper and water. Allow to simmer, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes.
Add crawfish or shrimp and simmer for an additional 15 minutes, or until mixture has thickened. Add scallions, lemon juice and parsley. Discard bay leaves. Serve over rice.