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Spicy Crawfish Etouffee



  • Serves 6
  • Cooks in 60 mins (20m prep + 40m cook)
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Crawfish etouffe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic, and cook until the vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. 3.Add the flour and stir constantly until the roux is a dark caramel color, about 10 minutes.
  4. 4.Add the crawfish tails, chicken broth, tomato paste, Cajun seasoning, and hot sauce, and stir to combine.
  5. 5.Bring to a simmer and cook until the sauce has thickened, about 15 minutes.
  6. 6.Serve over white rice and garnish with chopped green onions.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find fresh crawfish, you can use frozen or canned instead.
  • chevron_rightAdjust the spice level to your liking by adding more or less hot sauce.
  • chevron_rightLeftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, or frozen for up to 3 months.