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Shrimp Etouffee Cheesy Sandwich

Shrimp Etouffee Cheesy Sandwich

This open faced shrimp etouffe grilled cheese is satisfy your love of a rich sauce and seafood. It's fantastic!


  • 12 large shrimp (raw, peeled & deveined, tail off)
  • 2 Tbsp Sauce Goddess BBQ Sweet Heat
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Sauce Goddess Big & Tangy Black Pepper Sauce
  • ½ sweet onion, sliced into thin strips
  • ½ red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour (or corn starch if you want it Gluten Free)
  • 1 cup half and half
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 crusty rolls sliced in half like a sandwich

  1. Slice the shrimp in half length wise.
  2. Combine Sweet Heat and oregano in a bowl.
  3. In a large pan, melt 2 Tbsp of the butter, add spice blend and thyme and sauté peppers and onions over medium to low heat, taking care not to burn the butter.
  4. Add shrimp and cook. Remove shrimp from pan.
  5. Pour Big & Tangy over shrimp, set aside. Add flour and cook 2 minutes.
  6. Add half and half. Let it start reducing.
  7. Add cheese. Reduce until cheese sauce is thick and gooey.
  8. Season with salt and pepper or more Sweet Heat as needed.
  9. Use remaining butter to coat the rolls sliced side.
  10. Toast bread under the broiler until brown.
  11. Top bread with shrimp and pour over the cheese etouffee sauce. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes - Cook Time: 20 minutes ; Yield: 2 sandwiches

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