Preparing and Serving Crayfish

Source : Buying Fresh Crayfish This Is A Fresh Crayfish Recipe For Best Results Plan Ahead And Cook Shortly After Purchasing Choose Crayfish Similar In Size L...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : May 1, 2022

Step:

  1. BUYING FRESH CRAYFISH: This is a fresh crayfish recipe. For best results, plan ahead and cook shortly after purchasing.

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  2. Choose crayfish similar in size.

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  3. Look for active crayfish.

  4. Once back in the kitchen, put crayfish in large bowl.

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  5. Important! Do not put on plate.

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  6. Work quickly while keeping an eye on the crayfish.

  7. PREPARING POT FOR CRAYFISH: Put enough water in the pot to cover crayfish once they are cleaned. (Optional: add salt, garlic, lemon, any flavorings you prefer.)

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  8. Put heat on hi as want a strong boil.

  9. PREPARING DIPPING SAUCE: Whisk olive oil and lemon until creamy. Add cayenne pepper, if desire.

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  10. CLEANING CRAYFISH: Pour some salt over crayfish.

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  11. Cover with fresh water.

  12. Using a wooden spoon, gently stir the crayfish for about 2 to 3 minutes.

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  13. Drain.

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  14. Rinse well.

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  15. Add to boiling water.

  16. Cook until the color changes to a deep red. About 2 to 3 minutes.

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  17. Remove crayfish immediately from water.

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  18. EATING CRAYFISH: With your hands, break in two sections. (optional: Top part consume juice /flesh and then discard)

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  19. Bottom section peel off one side of the shell.

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  20. Should slip out.

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  21. Peel off back and remove sand vein.

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  22. Dip in lemon oil sauce or drizzle with lemon juice.

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  23. So yummy!

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Ingredients

  1. 1 lb fresh live crayfish (crafish/ crawdads) yields about 1 cup
  2. 1 tbsp extra virgn olive oil
  3. 1 tsp lemon juice

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