Chunky Crawfish Spread Recipe

February 5, 2015 at 12:05 PM | Posted in seafood | 2 Comments
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Came across this recipe a while back on the Taste of Home website and sounded too good not to try. It turned out delicious, goes great with Mission Tortilla Chips!



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1 package (16 ounces) frozen cooked crawfish tails, thawed
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
6 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 to 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 to 12 drops hot pepper sauce
Assorted crackers
1. Chop crawfish; pat dry. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the peppers, onion, garlic, Creole seasoning, salt and hot pepper sauce; stir in the crawfish. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with crackers. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor’s Note: The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.

Nutritional Facts
1/4 cup (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese) equals 88 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.



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  1. OMG I love crawdads and what a good recipe. now I’m hungry and its nowhere close to lunch time.

    • The dip is a delicious one!

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