Crawfish (or crayfish) are delicious crustaceans that resemble small lobsters and find their way into recipes for gumbo and etouffees, just in time for Mardi Gras dinner. Check out our crawfish recipe collection for plenty of choices for a Mardi Gras dinner.

Crawfish with Savannah Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Tomato-infused rice perfectly complements the seafood in this Southern-style dinner recipe.

Total: 55 mins

Crawfish Jambalaya

Better Homes and Gardens

Jambalaya (jam-ba-LIE-ya) is a hearty Cajun rice dish that may include a variety of meats and fish. For this one, choose either crawfish or shrimp.

Crab Boil

Better Homes and Gardens

Cajuns call it Crab Boil, but crawfish play a role as well, simmered with potatoes and corn on the cob. For fun and for easy cleanup, serve this the traditional way, on newspapers.

Crawfish Etouffee

Better Homes and Gardens

Plenty of garlic gives this quick and easy crawfish and rice recipe a burst of flavor.

Roast Pork Loin Stuffed with Andouille and Crawfish

Diabetic Living

Andouille is a smoked pork sausage that provides rich flavor to the stuffing. Crawfish adds flavor to this diabetic-friendly Cajun main dish.

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