Crayfish Au Gratin

30 minutes
Amount Per Serving: Calories 180; Fat 10g; Carbs 11g; Cholesterol 265mg; Sugars 1g; Fibre 0g; Protein 9g; Sodium 1.93g
This dish is honestly so decadent. It's perfect for a meal of this sort, like a fancy dinner party, or if you want something to bring to a holiday function.
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  • 1 pound crayfish tails
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-ounce dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • A dash of hot sauce
  • 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup parsley, roughly chopped


  • Preheat your oven to 325F.

  • In a heavy saucepan, heat butter over medium heat. Add onions, celery, bell peppers, and garlic, cooking until soft.

  • Stir in the crayfish tails and saute for 3 minutes until the aroma releases.

  • Add flour and cook until bubbling.

  • Add cream, wine, & lemon juice. Boil until mixture is reduced by 1/2.

  • Combine half of the cheese, stirring the mixture constantly. Then, season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Lightly oil baking dish. Place the crayfish mix in the dish.

  • Add the remaining grated cheese on top, and then squeeze on three or four lemon wedges.

  • Sprinkle the green onions and parsley.

  • Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Serving Suggestions: Serve with lemon wedges for garnishing.

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