Fried crawfish tails

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Crawfish tails, peeled, and deveined
½ cup Sherry
1½ cup Flour
2 larges Eggs
1 pinch Salt
2 larges Egg yolks
1 tablespoon Juice, lemon
½ teaspoon Mustard, dry
¼ teaspoon Sauce, Worcestershire
1 dash Tabasco
¾ cup Oil
1 tablespoon Water, hot
12 ounces Beer, dark
1 dash Pepper, cayenne
\N \N Pepper (to taste)
\N \N Salt (to taste)
\N \N Oil (for deep fat frying)
1 tablespoon Sherry
1 teaspoon Chives, minced
1 teaspoon Ketchup
1 dash Pepper, cayenne
\N \N Pepper (to taste)
\N \N Salt (to taste)



Crawfish: =========

Marinate the tails in sherry for an hour or more. Meanwhile, mix the cup of flour, eggs, salt and cayenne until smooth and slowly add beer to make the batter the consistency of pancake batter. Drain tails and roll in remaining flour. Shake off excess and dip in batter. Fry in hot oil until golden.

Sauce: ======

Beat the yolks with lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire and Tabasco. Slowly drizzle in oil to form mayonnaise base. Add hot water to stabilize the sauce. Fold in remaining ingredients and correct seasoning. Serve with hot crawfish tails.

Source: Great Chefs of New Orleans, Tele-record Productions : Box 71112, New Orleans, Louisiana - 1983 : Chef Willy Coln, Willy Coln's Restaurant, New Orleans

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