Crawfish and Grits Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound crawfish, peeled
  • 1/2 cup beef broth, low sodium
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup white onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup green onions, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Grits (see the recipe below) to serve
How to cook Crawfish and Grits:
  • Rinse crawfish, drain, pat dry.
  • Place 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion, bell pepper, and celery and saute for about 5 minutes, add 1/2 the spices and garlic, mix well and cook 1 minute more.
  • Add crawfish and remaining spices, cook for about 5 minutes, add broth, bring to boil, reduce to simmer and cook for about 5 minutes on low.
  • Serve crawfish over hot cooked grits.

Grits Recipe

Grits Ingredients:
  • 1 cup grits
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup beef or chicken broth, low sodium + extra to thin grits as they cook
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Hot sauce to serve
How to cook Grits:
  • In a large pot bring all liquids to boil, add butter and seasonings.
  • Slowly stir in grits while whisking nonstop for about two minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook grits, stirring occasionally for about 25 minutes.
  • Adding extra broth as needed to keep the grits thin. Add cheese and whisk well, add more broth if needed.
Crawfish and Grits recipe
Crawfish and Grits recipe
Crawfish and Grits recipe
Crawfish and Grits recipe

Note(s):

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 25 mins

The Crawfish and Grits recipe very simple to cook and very tasty too!


This recipe for Crawfish and Grits serves/makes: 4 servings

The Crawfish and Grits recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Crayfish (more Crayfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Creole (more Creole recipes)

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