Crawfish Etouffee (Cajun Recipe)

The best crawfish etouffee recipe on the internet hands down.

1 1/2 sticks butter (divided)
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped bellpepper
1 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup mushrooms chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup flour
2 pounds crawfish tails


Melt 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter in a heavy bottom pot.

Cook onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, and mushrooms over medium high heat until soft (about 15 minutes) stirring

Add about 1 to 2 tbsp of seasoning (Nunus Cajun Seasoning or salt and pepper)

Add 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter until melted and add 1/4 cup of flour to make roux, stirring continuously for about 2 or 3 minutes

Add about 2 cups of water and crawfish tails. Stir to combine.

Cook for another 15 – 20 minutes

Season to taste. Serve over Rice