Crawfish Dip

Rev BJ Friley


I received this recipe while on vacation in West Monroe, Louisiana.


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6 to 8 cups
15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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2 lb
crawfish (or shrimp)
1/2 c
green onion, sliced
1/2 c
24 oz
cream cheese
8 clove
garlic, minced (or 2 teaspoons garlic powder)
2 Tbsp
ground red pepper (i start with 1 teaspoon and go from there. i have never used the full amount.)
1 1/2 tsp
salt to taste
1/4 to 1/2 c
chicken broth, if using fresh crawfish

How to Make Crawfish Dip


  • 1Thaw crawfish if frozen, and drain, reserving liquid.
  • 2In a 3-quart saucepan, cook onion in butter until tender but not brown.
  • 3Add crawfish.
  • 4Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes or until crawfish are tender.
  • 5Break up large pieces of crawfish.
  • 6Stir in cheese, garlic, red pepper, pepper, and salt.
  • 7Stir in enough of the reserved crawfish liquid (or chicken broth if using fresh crawfish) until of dripping consistency.
  • 8Heat through.
  • 9Serve a with assorted crackers.

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About Crawfish Dip

Course/Dish: Dips
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American

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