Little Crawfish Pies

Recipe by CoolMonday
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in large pan.
  • Add onions, bell pepper, salt, cayenne.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, stirring a few times.
  • Add crawfish and stir cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add green onions, garlic, and parsley and stir cook for 1 minute.
  • Pour mixture into medium-size bowl and let cool for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the egg and breadcrumbs and mix well.
  • Set aside.
  • DIRECTIONS FOR PUFF PASTRY IN OVEN:
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • mix egg and milk well for egg wash.
  • Place 2 tablespoons of crawfish mixture on each pastry.
  • Seal with egg wash and brush top with egg wash.
  • Bake in oven for 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle lightly with Creole or Cajun seasoning.
  • Serve hot.
  • DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING PASTRY AND DEEP FRYING:
  • Preheat fryer.
  • Sift flour, salt, baking powder into a large mixing bowl.
  • Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives, until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • In small bowl, beat the egg with the milk.
  • Slowly add egg mixture to flour mixture, to a thick dough.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal portions.
  • On lightly floured surface, roll out each dough piece into a thin round about 5 inches in diameter.
  • Put about 1/4 cup crawfish mixture in center of each.
  • Fold the dough over and crimp edges with fork.
  • Deep fry 2 or 3 at a time till golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle with Creole or Cajun seasoning.
  • Serve hot.
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