Cajun Crawfish  Étouffée

A Special Stew



several ingredients but so worth it

– B&B

Why you'll  ❤️ Crawfish Etouffee

Rich brown roux adds a rich flavor

Makes a big batch.

Crawfish adds a unique flavor

– Butter – Flour – Tomato paste –Vegetables – Chicken stock – Crawfish tails – Bay leaf – File powder –Pepper – Dried spices – Cayenne – Garnishes

To get this recipe off to a bang, we are going to toast the flour to a light brown. (If you skip this step, you will have to cook the roux for about 45 minutes to get the deep brown color you need.) 

Step 1

Step 2

Combine all the spices in a bowl and then separate the mixture into two small bowls.

Step 3

Make the roux

Step 4

Saute some veggies for flavor

Step 5

Combine the roux with the crawfish and veggies.

How to Serve

Garnish with green onion, parsley, and lemon juice. Serve  over rice.


You can make the roux in advance and then warm it while you are sautéing the vegetables.

Perfect for impressing family or guests!