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


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