Crawfish Pie Recipe

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Crawfish Pie

Janis McRae

By
@JanisinLA

This is one dish that deserves to be immortilized in that famous Louisiana song! "Jambalaya, crawfish pie, filet gumbo!"


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Ingredients

ROUX:

1 c
oil
1 c
flour

FILLING:

2 c
chopped onions
1 c
chopped bell pepper
1 c
chopped celery
2 lb
crawfish tail meat. cut up
1/4 c
chopped green onion tops
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
4 c
water (approximately)
1/4 c
white wine
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 c
cooked white rice
salt and pepper to taste
1
unbaked 9" pie shell

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make the roux, heat oil and flour in heavy skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, until it reaches a light brown color. Set aside
2
For filling: Add onions, bell pepper and celery to roux. Cook until limp. Add water slowly to mixture, stirring well and boil slowly for about 10 minutes.
3
Add crawfish meat, green onions and parsley. Season to taste and cook on medium heat for 20 minutes.
4
Dissolve cornstarch in wine. Stir into crawfish mixture. Add rice and mix thoroughly. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes or until golden brown.

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