Crayfish etoufee

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 teaspoons Louisiana-type hot sauce
1 small Bell pepper; diced
⅓ cup Chili oil
¼ cup Flour
1 medium Onion; chopped
2 \N Cloves garlic; minced
2 \N Stalks celery; diced
2 mediums Tomatoes; peeled and chopped
1 can Minced clams
½ teaspoon Basil
¼ teaspoon Thyme
¼ teaspoon Powdered bay -or-
1 \N Bay leaf
½ teaspoon File'
½ cup Shallots; diced
\N \N Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 pounds Crayfish meat (about 4 pounds prior to shelling)

Date: Mon, 4 Mar 1996 12:13:33 -0600 From: "Goslowsky, George" <gjgoslow@...> To make roux: Heat the oil in a heavy skillet until hot. Gradually stir in the flour and stir constantly until the mixture turns brown. Be very careful that the roux does not burn.

Saute' the onions, garlic, celery and bell pepper in the roux for 5 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, clams, basil, thyme and bay. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until it thickens to a sauce.

Add the hot sauce, crayfish, file' and shallots and simmer for an additional 5 minutes or until the crayfish are done. Remove the bay if used and serve over rice.


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