Cajun Crawfish

Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Recipe Details
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium green pepper(s), chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) uncooked onion(s), chopped
  • 2 rib(s) uncooked celery, chopped
  • 2 clove(s) garlic clove(s), minced
  • 16 oz uncooked crayfish, or 1 pound, tails only
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, or 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 medium uncooked scallion(s), chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, fresh, chopped
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pepper, onion, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add crayfish, cayenne pepper or Cajun seasoning, salt and black pepper; stir to coat. Cook until crayfish are bright pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in scallions and parsley. Yields about 1 cup per serving.
If you cannot find crayfish - also known as crawfish - you can substitute large, peeled, deveined shrimp in their place.

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