Friday, May 9, 2014

CrawFish Sauce Over Baked CatFish


When I was child growing up in East Texas,I did not eat Craw Fish. Kids would play with crawfish like pets. They did not look too good to eat.Well...until I met a guy who lived in New Orleans who change the menu.

I was invited to go to meet his family in New Orleans, you know that place is known for a lot of seafood. He took me to the seafood market and low and behold that was a big display of Crawfish.

He ask me to try one of those little guys that had been cook and season. (I said, I'm good).He stated if you love me like I love you. you will try one...  I tasted one and guess what?? I Married him.

This is a great little recipe I got off the website

1/4 pound Tasso

4 tablespoon Chopped Bell Pepper

4 tablespoon Yellow Bell Pepper

4 tablespoon Red Bell Pepper (Chopped)

1 tablespoon Chopped Onions

1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning

4 tablespoon Mushrooms

1/2 cup Butter

4 Whole Catfish Fillets

1 cup AllPurpose Flour

3 teaspoon Tony Chacheres Original Creole Seasoning

1 teaspoon Lemon Juice

1 teaspoon Worcestershire

1/2 cup Heavy Cream

1 pound Crawfish tails


In a saucepan, heat oil; add tasso, peppers, onions, and Italian seasoning.

Saute' until render.

Add mushrooms and saute' for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and set aside.

Dredge fish in flour seasoned with Tony Chachere's Original Creole Seasoning.

In a skillet, fry fish in butter until golden brown on both sides, turning once.

When done, add lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce.

Coat fish well and remove to warm platter.

Cover and keep warm.

In the same skillet, add cream.

Heat and stir well.

Add crawfish and vegetable mixture.

Cook for 3 minutes

Adjust seasoning.

Pour over catfish.