Crawfish Mirliton (Chayote) Soup

Recipe by Jennifer Cross
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir dried herbs into broth and set aside.
  • Saute crawfish tails in butter until warm and cooked through.
  • Drain butter and crawfish juice into a pot. Set crawfish aside for later.
  • Add onions, garlic, cayenne, and crab boil to butter and cook over low heat until onions are soft.
  • Add mirliton and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour broth into pot, cover, and simmer over low heat. 25 minutes for peeled mirliton, and 30 for unpeeled.
  • Use a food processor or blender to puree soup.
  • Return soup to low heat, and gradually add in crawfish tails. Stir until tails are brought up to the soup's temperature.
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