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Crawfish Etouffee

Crawfish Etouffee

Etouffee ("ay-too-fay") is a rich gravy served over fluffy white rice.


  • 1 1/4 sticks butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 small bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pound peeled crawfish tails
  • Cajun seasoning, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet.
  2. Add onion, celery,and bell pepper.
  3. Saute over medium heat until vegetables are translucent, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add crawfish and Cajun seasoning; stir well. Cook covered over low heat for about 15 minutes.
  5. Add green onions just before serving, if desired.
  6. Serve over white rice.

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