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Don’s Seafood Crawfish Bisque

Dons Seafood Crawfish Bisque

Don’s Seafood Crawfish Bisque


  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1c green onions (chopped)
  • 2 white onions (chopped)
  • 1 bell pepper (chopped)
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper (chopped)
  • 2 celery stalks (chopped)
  • ¼c fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 3 lb. fresh Louisiana crawfish tails (with fat)
  • DON’S All Purpose Seasoning to taste Red pepper to taste
  • ¼c oil
  • ¼c flour 1 qt. water
  • 19” X 13” pan cooked cornbread (crumbled)
  • 2 eggs (beaten)

In a medium sauce pan, over medium heat add butter, garlic, green onions, white onions, bell pepper, jalapeno, parsley and celery. Cook until translucent (4-6 min.). Add crawfish tails, DON’S All Purpose Seasoning and pepper to taste. Cook until crawfish tails are tender (3-4 min.).

In a large Dutch oven, add oil and flour to create a roux. Stir constantly until dark brown. Slowly add water and ½ of vegetables and tail mixture to roux. Simmer on low heat for 30-40 minutes.

In a separate medium mixing bowl, add remaining vegetables and tail mixture, eggs and cornbread. Mix well. Spoon stuffing mixture into crawfish heads and drop into bisque. Cook for an additional 4-6 minutes. (If crawfish heads are not available, spoon stuffing into tablespoon – size balls, roll in bread crumbs and bake until brown at 400°, then drop into bisque. Enjoy!

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