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Barbecued Crayfish

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  Green crayfish 1 Large
  Butter/Margarine 4 Ounce, melted
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Break crayfish in half and split the tail down the centre.
Combine butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper and garlic, mix together thoroughly.
Place crayfish tail, shell side down, on barbecue over medium coals, baste generously with lemon butter.
Barbecue crayfish for approximately 5 minutes, baste again, turn and cook for 2 minutes.
Continue to barbecue crayfish in this way, 5 minutes on the shell side, 2 minutes on the meat side until crayfish has been cooked for approximately 15-20 minutes in all.
When crayfish meat is white and the shell is bright red, the crayfish is cooked, serve immediately.
Warm any remaining lemon butter and serve with the crayfish.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 928 Calories from Fat 819

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g143.2%

Saturated Fat 58.4 g292.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 371.5 mg123.8%

Sodium 475.5 mg19.8%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.46 g1.9%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 20 g39%

Vitamin A 58.2% Vitamin C 67.2%

Calcium 7.2% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Barbecued Crayfish Recipe