Plain.Recipes

Crawfish Pie Filling

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=644151

Ingredients

  1. 3 lb. crawfish tails
  2. 1 stick margarine
  3. 1/2 c. flour
  4. 1 onion, chopped
  5. 2 cloves garlic
  6. 1 green pepper, chopped
  7. 2 bunches shallots, chopped (keep tops separated)
  8. 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  9. 1 c. celery
  10. 3 Tbsp. tomato sauce
  11. salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Melt margarine.
  2. Add flour and brown lightly.
  3. Add garlic, onion, shallot bottoms, green pepper, celery and tomato sauce. Cover and fry about 1 hour.
  4. Add 3 cups water and simmer for several hours.
  5. Mixture should be creamy and thick when tails and fat are added.
  6. Add tails and fat.
  7. Cook 15 minutes, until it tails are tender.
  8. If mixture thins, thicken by adding 2 tablespoons cornstarch, mixed with 1/4 cup water.
  9. Add onion tops and parsley. Pour into pie shell or serve or rice.