"When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste."--Laiko Bahrs

Creole Crawfish Etoufee Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Creole Crawfish Etoufee, by , is from Grandma Suzette's Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzette Reyes
Added: Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
* 3 lb. crawfish
* 1/4 cup. olive oil
* 5 tbs. parsley flakes
* 1 cup onion, diced medium
* 2 cup water
* 1/2 cup bell pepper, diced medium
* 1/4 cup celery, 2 stalks green onions diced small
* 2 tbs. garlic, minced finely
* 1/2 cup green onion, sliced very thin
* 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
* roux (mix 4 tbs cornstarch in 1/2 cup cold water - mix well)
* Cayenne pepper to taste
* 2tbsp.Bay Leaves

Directions:
Directions:

1. Heat olive oil to hot in a 10 inch skillet. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic. Simmer on high until onions begin to wilt.
2. Add Cajun seasoning and parsley and stir in well. Add water and bring to a boil for 3 minutes.
3. Add crawfish and stir in well.
4. Bring back to a boil, add roux slowly to the etouffee and stir in well on medium high heat until it thickens and is creamy. Add bay leaves.
5. Simmer on low for 4 minutes covered, stir, then remove from heat. Garnish with green onion. Serve over long grain or basmati rice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great with French garlic bread and potato salad.

Shortcut:
Zatarain's Crawfish Etoufee Mix is available for a flavorful roux.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

383W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!