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Crawfish and Tasso Maque Choux Recipe

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This recipe for Crawfish and Tasso Maque Choux, by , is from Chef's of RodnReel Volume 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kyler Moppert
Added: Sunday, September 13, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. Crawfish tails
1/2 lb. Pork Tasso
1/2 C. Bacon drippings
1/2 C. Onion
1/2 C. Celery
1/2 C. Bell Pepper
6 fresh ears of Corn
5 cloves of garlic
1 can Diced Tomatoes
2 T. Tomato paste
1 C. Green Onions
1 T. Fresh Thyme
Salt and Pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Shuck the corn and cut the kernels from the cob. Scrape each cob with the back of your knife to remove all of the milk and save. This is a very important step that adds depth to the flavor.

Chop onions, celery, bell peppers, garlic and dice the tasso. Melt bacon drippings and saute' all of these ingredients in a large cast iron skillet until the onions are translucent. Add thyme and season with salt and pepper. Add can of diced tomatoes, 2 T. of tomato paste, milk from the cob and crawfish tails. Simmer for 10 minutes to thicken. Taste and season accordingly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Add the crawfish tails last since they are already fully cooked. If you add them too early they will shrink and become rubbery.

 

 

 

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