Crawfish

Explore other fish in the spirit of a Louisiana crawfish boil. Try your hand at cooking these succulent little shellfish at home. From crawfish etouffee to simple boiled crawfish, these easy seafood recipes put the best flavor spins on fresh crawfish.

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Crawfish with Savannah Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Total: 55 mins

Soup of White Asparagus with Crawfish and Truffle Cream

Swanson Broth & Stock

Can you believe it only takes an hour to make a soup this rich and creamy? Leek, onion and nutmeg provide layers of unexpected flavor that ensures you'll enjoy each and every spoonful.

Total: 1 hr

Crawfish Fettuccine

Better Homes and Gardens

When crawfish is in season, serve it in this saucy pasta dish recipe. Shrimp makes a good stand-in for the crawfish.

Twice-Baked Crawfish Potatoes

Taste of the South
Total: 2 hrs

Hot Crawfish Dip

Taste of the South
Total: 50 mins

Crawfish Po'boys

Taste of the South
Total: 30 mins

Crawfish Boil

Taste of the South
Total: 1 hr

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.

Total: 30 mins

Crawfish Pasta Salad

Taste of the South
Total: 4 hrs 20 mins

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.

Jambalaya Salad with Greens

Better Homes and Gardens

Two Louisiana specialties--andouille sausage and crawfish--give an authentic Cajun taste to this robust salad.

Total: 1 hr

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.

Easy Baked Potatoes with All the Trimmings

Like the best actors, baked potatoes are versatile enough to fill almost any role, at mealtime, that is. They make a great main dish or side, they taste terrific with nothing but butter toppings such as sour cream and chives, and -- last but not least -- they satisfy both vegetarian and meat-lover (although skip the bacon bits in the former case). We like to let baked potatoes star at the centerpiece of a meal.

Catfish with Bacon and Onions: 30-Minute Meal

In Cajun country, catfish is king. And as we gear up to celebrate Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday), we take our own bow to the catfish that folks from Louisiana know how to cook to perfection. Pan-fried or baked, catfish has a mild flavor that marries well with spices like paprika and cayenne pepper, and a dash of hot-pepper sauce.

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