One of the best parts about American food is that there is a wide variety of dishes available. The Piccadilly crawfish etouffee recipe is one of those delicious mouth-watering dishes you can have for a meal.
Crawfish etouffee is not so hard to make. Even the crawfish etouffee roux, which is a mixture of flour and oil. You will love this Piccadilly recipe.
Recipe of Piccadilly Crawfish Etouffee
This article will walk you through the steps of how to make a Piccadilly dish, the best crawfish etouffee recipe ever. The contents will discuss the crawfish etouffee ingredients and method of properly preparing the dish.
This crawfish etouffee is widely popular mostly along the sea shore areas. Since the main ingredient is crawfish, it is understandable that the people around the sea shore will love these fresh crawfish etouffee dish.
Without further delay, let’s see hoe to make a Piccadilly crawfish etouffee.
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Crawfish Etouffee Ingredients:
- Cooked rice
- Prepped and cleaned crawfish, two pounds or almost a kilogram of weight
- Two chopped white onions
- One chopped green bell pepper
- Two teaspoons of garlic powder
- Two medium sized whole cans of tomato puree
- Half a teaspoon of cayenne pepper
- Half a teaspoon of black pepper
- Half a cup of chopped green onions
- A quarter cup of chopped parsley
- Quarter of a cup of flour (for the roux)
- Salt according to taste
- Vegetable or olive oil
Method of Preparing the Piccadilly Crawfish Etouffee Recipe Step by Step:
Step 1: Preheat the oil of your choice, Add the flour and mix to make the crawfish etouffee roux. Cook till the flour is not raw anymore.
Step 2: Mix in the white and green onions, garlic powder, and chopped peppers. Stir and sauté until they are soft.
Step 3: Add the cans of tomato puree. Stir and mix with the other ingredients. Make a thick textured sauce.
Step 4: Add water to the mixture, sprinkle black pepper and salt. Add in the cayenne pepper and let it simmer for around 15-20 minutes.
Step 5: Add the crawfish into the dish and cover the lid for a steamy cook. Let cook for 15 minutes.
Step 6: Take the lid off and mix the parsley as a finishing addition. Cook without covering for another 5 minutes.
Step 7: Take it off the stove and serve with cooked rice.
Piccadilly crawfish etouffee is a New Orleans special dish. You can enjoy it in any fine restaurants as well since it has become so famous. But now you can also cook this dish by yourself at your own home and enjoy a fresh crawfish meal.
The umami and fulfilling flavor can be enjoyed in every bite. You can also whip up an asparagus salad and squeeze some lime as sides, to add in some more flavor.