This crawfish dish is filled with crawfish tailmeat, along with
tomatoes, margarine, Cajun/Creole seasonings, and more. Serve this over
rice, and you have a feast!
- 2 lbs. Louisiana crawfish tailmeat
- 2-2 1/2 c. water
- 1 14-oz.
can diced tomatoes
- 1 sm. can tomato paste
- 2 T. margarine
green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1/4 c. chopped green
- 1 t. Cajun/ Creole seasoning
- Dash garlic powder
- 1 T.
- 1 T. sugar
- 1-2 t. salt, to taste
- 1 t. lemon pepper
1/3 c. flour
- 1/3 c. cooking oil
- Sauté’ chopped vegetables in margarine until soft.
vegetables are simmering, make a roux with the flour and oil, stirring
until it reaches a caramel color. Add softened vegetables to the
- Add tomatoes and stir. Simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add tomato paste
and other seasonings. Add water until it reaches desired consistency.
Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Add crawfish and stir over
medium heat for about 3 minutes. Cover and simmer over low heat for 5
minutes. Sprinkle in parsley.
- Serve over rice. Freezes very
*Note: If you do not have crawfish available in your area,
peeled shrimp will work just fine in this recipe.
courtesy of Leslie Davis at Louisiana Crawfish and Marketing Board
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