Step outside right now and the temperature is near perfect, but inside…it’s boiling! Crawfish season is a very big deal in South Texas ;).
As a matter of fact, H-E-B has your Crawfish Guide for consulting right now. Whether you’re curious about these tasty Cajun delights or you throw the best crawfish boil on the block, their crawfish guide has everything delish for crawfish.
These fresh water crustaceans make whatever meal they’re apart of really POP! Chili, gumbo, zesty pastas…even some very creative cornbread as you’ll no doubt come to find in this collection of southern recipes I’ve acquired over the years.
My latest conquest is this incredible dish you can find at Brennan’s in Houston. It’s inspired by fare you’ll find in the “Crawfish Capital of the World” — that’s Breaux Bridge, Louisiana — their iconic Breaux Bridge Barbecue Crawfish Shortcake [above].
I’ve been going to the legendary Gaido’s of Galveston since I was a young girl. To this day, this is one of my all-time favorite dishes they serve…Gaido’s Crawfish Chili. Graced with creamy goat cheese!
Here’s to homemade raviolis stuffed with minced crawfish and poblano peppers! This dish at D’Amico’s Italian Market Café is wonderful, as is the creamy tomato sauce that topped these ravishing raviolis off…click here for the recipe. Authentic and bold!
Lüke’s Executive Chef, John Russ, also contributes with one of his own, a Crawfish Bisque seasoned with Worcestershire, Tobasco and salt & pepper…
Fried rice with a Cajun twist! Scratch made Crawfish Etouffée courtesy of Chef Brian Landry at NOLA’s Borgne — also a John Besh restaurant. Made with peeled Louisiana crawfish tails, crispy rice and garnished with cilantro and/or celery leaves (your preference).
Seafood pasta from the far side of the Sabine River! This recipe comes from the Delicious Mischief himself, John DeMers…his “Jazzfest” Crawfish Rotini! Rotini pasta cooked to al dente and served with crusty French bread.
Juicy pork tenderloin, roasted and stuffed with crawfish — Click Here for this most succulent recipe!