Crayfish in White Wine Recipe

Serves/Makes: 10 crayfish


  • 10 live crayfish, rinsed
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly grated black pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 4 tablespoons butter
How to cook Crayfish in White Wine:
  • Heat a 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a deep skillet and fry the crayfish on both sides, over medium heat, until they change color to pink.
  • Season the crayfish with ground cumin, salt and pepper, add 2 bay leaves.
  • Pour in white wine, cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the cooked crayfish to a serving plate, set aside and keep warm.
  • To prepare the wine-butter sauce, strain the cooking juice from the skillet into a small sauce pan and add flour and 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat, add 2 tablespoons of butter and stir with a spoon until it melts and dissolves in the sauce.
  • Garnish the crayfish with lemon wedges and greens and serve immediately with the warm wine-butter sauce on the side.
  •     Enjoy!
Crayfish in White Wine recipe


The Crayfish in White Wine recipe very easy to cook and very tasty too!

This recipe for Crayfish in White Wine serves/makes: 10 crayfish

The Crayfish in White Wine recipe and the pictures are adopted from Eduard Makarov.

Main Ingredient: Crayfish (more Crayfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)
Cuisine: Russian (more Russian recipes)

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