Delicious Cajun Recipes
(Makes 4 Servings)INGREDIENTS1 - 1/2 cup crawfish tails 1 - 1/2 pint cold water1 clove garlic, mashed 1 tablespoon green onion1/4 cup cooking oil 1 pint cold water mixed with 1/2 cup crawfish fat1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt1 small onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon sugar1 stick celery, chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon chopped parsley3/4 cup whole tomatoes, canned or fresh, chopped
In a heavy bottomed pot, make a roux by adding flour to heated oil, over low heat, stirconstantly until a deep golden brown; take pot away from heat for fear of burning; addonion, garlic and celery; cook about 5 minutes or until tender; stir; return to heat and add1 pint of water, tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper; cook over high heat, stirring until saucesimmers; then reduce heat again.While sauce is simmering, combine remaining water with crawfish fat in a large saucepan,cook over high heat, stirring constantly until it comes to a boil.Add sauce to fat and water, let simmer 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper again ifneeded. Add crawfish tails, green onion and parsley. Serve in soup plate over a scoop ofcooked rice.