Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Don't let this title scare you. This recipe comes from the Southern Living magazine, and not live crawfish in cornbread from down south. Posted for ZWT5.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400º. Heat a 12-inch (1 1/2-inch deep) cast-iron skillet in oven for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; saute 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Remove from heat. Stir in jalapenos.
  3. Stir together milk, oil, and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in corn, cheese, onion mixture, and chopped green onion.
  4. Stir together cornmeal and next 5 ingredients just until blended. Stir in milk mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in crawfish. Pour into hot cast-iron skillet.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.
  6. Note: To make cornbread in a baking dish, prepare recipe as directed, beginning with step 2. Pour batter into a well-greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Proceed with recipe as directed, increasing bake time to 50 minutes.
  7. Shrimp Cornbread: Substitute 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and coarsely chopped.