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How to Make the Best Crawfish Étouffée

 
How to Make the Best Crawfish Étouffée
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This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $0.51

$0.51 per serving

1 people like this recipe

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This recipe is ready in 60 minutes

Ready in 60 minutes

8 pescetarian,pescatarian side dish
spoonacular Score:17%

Spoonacular Score: 17%

 

How to Make the Best Crawfish Étouffée could be just the pescatarian recipe you've been looking for. This recipe serves 8. For 49 cents per serving, this recipe covers 7% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 4g of protein, 9g of fat, and a total of 128 calories. 1 person were glad they tried this recipe. A mixture of chicken bouillon cubes, flour, pepper, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour. It is brought to you by Pink When. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 43%, which is good. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Crawfish Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread topped with Crawfish Etouffee, Crawfish Etouffee, and Crawfish Etouffee.

Crawfish works really well with Chardonnay, Gruener Veltliner, and Muscadet. Though different seafoods can certainly call for different wines, generally a crisp, light-bodied white wine or a sparkling white wine will do the trick and not drown out any subtle flavors. One wine you could try is Mercer Estates Zephyr Ridge Vineyard Reserve Chardonnay. It has 5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 35 dollars.

Mercer Estates Zephyr Ridge Vineyard Reserve Chardonnay

Aromas of apricot, guava and pineapple juice mingle with hints of sweet vanilla and warm toasty notes.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 medium
1 medium bell pepper
bell pepper
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp black pepper
black pepper
0.75 stick
0.75 stick butter
butter
2 stalks
2 stalks celery
celery
4
4  chicken bouillon cubes
chicken bouillon cubes
0.24 lb
0.24 lb crawfish
crawfish
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps flour
flour
2 tsps
2 tsps garlic
garlic
1
1  green onion tops
green onion tops
2 large
2 large red white onions
red white onions
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp parsley
parsley
2 tsps
2 tsps red bell pepper
red bell pepper
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
2 cups
2 cups water
water
1 medium bell pepper
1 medium
bell pepper
1 Tbsp black pepper
1 Tbsp
black pepper
0.75 stick butter
0.75 stick
butter
2 stalks celery
2 stalks
celery
4  chicken bouillon cubes
4
chicken bouillon cubes
0.24 lb crawfish
0.24 lb
crawfish
4 Tbsps flour
4 Tbsps
flour
2 tsps garlic
2 tsps
garlic
1  green onion tops
1
green onion tops
2 large red white onions
2 large
red white onions
1 Tbsp parsley
1 Tbsp
parsley
2 tsps red bell pepper
2 tsps
red bell pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
2 cups water
2 cups
water

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
sauce pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.51
Ingredient
1 medium bell pepper
1 tablespoon black pepper
¾ sticks butter
2 stalks celery
4 chicken bouillon cubes
2 pounds crawfish
4 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons garlic
1 green onion tops
2 larges red white onions
1 tablespoon parsley
2 teaspoons red bell pepper
Price
$0.60
$0.18
$0.73
$0.30
$0.34
$0.84
$0.04
$0.12
$0.08
$0.66
$0.15
$0.05
$4.10

Tips

Health Tips

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • When buying celery, make sure the stalks feel firm and the leaves look fresh. Store in your refrigerator's crisper for up to two weeks.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

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Green Tips

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

  • According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), celery is one of the worst vegetables in term of pesticide residue. If you're trying to reduce pesticide residue in your diet, be sure to buy organic celery.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
131 Calories
4g Protein
9g Total Fat
8g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
131
7%

Fat
9g
14%

  Saturated Fat
5g
35%

Carbohydrates
8g
3%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
41mg
14%

Sodium
871mg
38%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
8%

Vitamin C
24mg
30%

Vitamin A
880IU
18%

Vitamin K
16µg
16%

Manganese
0.25mg
12%

Selenium
6µg
10%

Vitamin B12
0.45µg
7%

Folate
29µg
7%

Vitamin B6
0.13mg
7%

Copper
0.13mg
6%

Phosphorus
63mg
6%

Fiber
1g
6%

Potassium
179mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.07mg
5%

Vitamin B2
0.07mg
4%

Magnesium
16mg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.76mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.57mg
4%

Iron
0.65mg
4%

Calcium
35mg
4%

Zinc
0.39mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.25mg
2%

Vitamin D
0.16µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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