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Make a roux. The longer you go the darker it will turn

  • Flour
  • Water
  • Celery
  • Onion
  • Red pepper
  • Garlic
  • Old Bay
  • Cayenne pepper
  • black pepper
  • Tarragon
  • Oregano
  • Salt
  • Canned diced tomatoes
  • Lobster Stock
  • Shrimp
  • Crawfish
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During spring in Louisiana, cooks around the state are focused on one ingredient: the crawfish

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Half a head of cauliflower, cored and chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, white part, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 medium Yukon gold potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 cups basic chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/2 pound crawfish tail meat
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
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Peel and cube potatoes. Boil potatoes until done but not mushy; drain

  • 1 c. chopped green onions
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 c. whole milk
  • 1- 8 oz. Cream cheese, softened
  • 7 russet potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cans kernel corn, drained
  • 2 pkgs. Crawfish tails
  • 1 tsp. each of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp. of Toney’s or Zataraines Seafood Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Paul Prudhomme’s Seafood Magic Seasoning
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More than any other type of seafood, crawfish is the one most identified with Cajun cooking

  • 5 pounds butter
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 serrano chiles, split lengthwise
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons freshly ground pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne powder
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 5 pounds purged live crawfish
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Bring very large pot of salted water to boil

  • 3-4 pounds of crawfish in their shells
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 large plum tomatoes, chopped (set aside diced tomatoes for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 sprigs fresh tarragon sprigs
  • 2 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 fresh Italian parsley sprigs
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 pounds fettucine or linguine
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Étouffées are hearty Cajun dishes that begin life with a roux, and the "holy trinity" of onions, bell pepper, and...

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp dry sherry
  • 4 cups crawfish stock (any seafood stock or a vegetable stock with a seafood "base" can be substituted)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 4 dashes of your favorite hot sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 lbs Louisiana crawfish tails
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • steamed white rice
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1. Mix all ingredients except cheeses and pour into a large greased casserole

  • 1 lb crawfish tail
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can French onion soup
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel tomatoes & chilies
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated monterey jack cheese
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
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Cajun Dish great with crawfish when it's crawfish season or shrimp year round

  • 1 lb fresh or frozen cooked crawfish tails (or shrimp)
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 2 medium onions finely chopped (approx 1 cup)
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green sweet pepper (or approx. 1/2 of 3 types of sweet peppers - yellow, orange, red, green)
  • 3 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 tblsp butter
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 - 3/4 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (to taste)
  • Plain cooked rice
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Melt margarine. Add flour, brown lightly

  • 3 pounds crawfish tails
  • 2 sticks margarine
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 bunches shallots, chopped (keep tops separate)
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup celery
  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • salt, cayenne, black pepper to taste
  • 1 recipe flaky French pastry
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Cook linguine according to package directions; drain

  • 1 (8-ounce) package linguine
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 bunch green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, minced
  • 2 celery ribs, minced
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • 1 (2-pound) package frozen crawfish tails, thawed*
  • 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of Hot sauce (optional)
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley
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Egg rolls meet Cajun cuisine in this recipe for Crawfish Egg Rolls with a Hot Sesame Drizzle

  • GARNISH:
  • EGG ROLLS;
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onions, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely diced
  • 1 cup Napa or white cabbage, finely shredded
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, finely grated
  • 1/2 pound crawfish tails, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons raw sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 egg roll skins
  • 6 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Cilantro leaves
  • HOT SESAME DRIZZLE:
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
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Make sure your boiling pot is large enough to hold all the crawfish and enough water to cover them at least two inc...

  • 25 pounds live crawfish - (to 30)
  • 2 boxes salt
  • 6 bags crab/crawfish boil
  • 1 small bottle liquid crab boil
  • 6 ears corn broken in half
  • 6 medium onions peeled
  • 10 small red potatoes
  • 2 whole garlic cloves
  • 2 lemons cut in half
  • 4 whole onions
  • 1/3 cup cayenne pepper
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