Cajun Crawfish Pie Recipe

A combination of a Cajun delicacy and pie, that made famous singer Hank Williams celebrate it with a song. Learn how to make/prepare Cajun Crawfish Pie by following this easy recipe.
Cajun Crawfish Pie Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 330
  • ¾ cup Butter
  • ½ cup Parsley (minced)
  • ½ cup Green Onions
  • ¾ Bell Pepper (medium sized, chopped)
  • 1 Onion (large, chopped)
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Red Pepper
  • 2 ribs Celery (chopped)
  • 1½ pound Crawfish Tails
  • 6 tbsp Crawfish Fat (optional)
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1½ tsp Salt
  • Cornstarch (to thicken)
  • Double-crust Pie (readymade)
How to make Cajun Crawfish Pie:
  • In a medium-sized pot, sauté onion, celery and bell pepper, with butter.
  • Once it becomes tender, add crawfish fat and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Now, add crawfish tails, parsley, green onion, and seasoning.
  • You could add cornstarch to get thick gravy.
  • Cook until the gravy thickens to required consistency
  • Place half of the pie-crust dough onto a 9-inch pan and fill it with filling
  • Place the other crust on top, moisten and seal edges of the crusts
  • Make sure to cut slits on the top crust, to let out steam.
  • Bake in the oven at 450 deg F for 10 minutes, then reduce to 375 deg F and cook for 35 minutes.
  • Once the crust is golden-brown, the pie is ready.