John Besh Crawfish Pie Recipe

John Besh Crawfish Pie Recipe

The best way to enjoy a perfect snack is to serve a mini pie cake. These dishes come with a combination of different flavored inner fillings along with a crispy upper layer that makes your pie cake more delicious. If you like seafood with a crispy and flavored layer of spices, then the John Besh Crawfish Pie recipe can be the best dish for you.

The inner fishy meat with a spice mixture can give a heavenly taste in every bite. Besides, these mini John Besh crab cakes are always a must-go recipe in any type of family program, sudden guest arrival, or even in snacks or dinner. So, let’s move on to the recipe and the required ingredients for the fish cake.

Classic Homemade Crawfish Meat Pie Recipe

Whether you are craving a delicious snack or main course meal, this recipe can satisfy your hunger. The spicy tang and veggie layer along with New Orleans Style Crawfish Pies gives it a tempting flavor in every bite. So, let’s check out how to make crawfish pie at home:


2 pie crust
½ cups of all-purpose flour
½ cups of cooking oil

1 chopped green pepper

1 ½ cups of chopped tomatoes

½ cups of chopped onions

1 ½ tbsp of Cajun seasoning (any choice)

1 cup of fish broth for the gravy

½ cups of cream (any choice)

1-lb of fish crawfish tail meat

1-2 beaten eggs

½ cups of water

Methods of Preparing Step by Step:

Step 1:

At first, take a baking pan and grease the cooking surface with oil. Then place one pie crust in the pan and bake it for 7 minutes under 350-degrees until lightly golden. Then set it aside and let it cool for a while.

Step 2:

Pour the cooking oil into a frying pan and start to heat over medium flame. Then release the chopped onions and pepper in the oil and sauté them until tender and fried. Then add in chopped tomatoes and sprinkle Cajun seasoning on top.

Step 3:

 Sauté all the ingredients properly to get a perfect mixture of veggies and seasoning. After that, pour in all-purpose flour and fish broth to make a pie inner gravy mixture. Mix the ingredients for a few minutes until the flour gets browned.

Step 4:

After that, add in the crawfish and cream to thicken the gravy of the crawfish pie. Add some more Cajun seasoning if desired to enhance the spicy flavor of the pie. Then cook the mixture for a couple of minutes to get a thick fish meat filling.

Step 5:

Then pour the prepared fish cake filling on top of the baked pie crust and season with beaten egg. Place the other pie crust on top of the baking dish and place it in the preheated oven. Then bake the crawfish meat pie for 20-22 under 380-degrees until the upper layer of the pie gets crunchy and golden.

Finally, the homemade crawfish classic pie is ready to be served after cutting in desired pieces.


In a word, the mini crawfish pies recipe can be the best-served dish as a snack or main course meal every time you crave delicious family snacks. The perfect flavors of tender fish meat along with various veggies inside the pie make it more heavenly in every bite.

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