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Easy Crawfish Cakes With Mustard Sauce

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Crawfish are also known as crawdads, crayfish or crawfish. Now matter what you call them, they'll taste great in these delicious crawfish cakes with mustard sauce! Watch the tempting seafood video below and try it yourself!
  Crawfish tails 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, chopped fine
  Celery 2 Tablespoon, chopped fine
  Red bell pepper 2 Tablespoon, chopped fine
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Creole seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yellow mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon

For mustard sauce, mix all ingredients in a bowl until well combined and smooth. For crawfish cakes, saute celery, onion, red pepper, and garlic til tender, about 3 minutes. Mix in tail meat, creole spice, and egg until well combined.
Add bread crumbs and mix together til doughy. Make 4 crawfish patties and fry until golden brown on both sides in olive oil. Serve with mustard sauce. Enjoy!

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Stir Fried
Crawfish, Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Spicy, zesty, and sinfully delicious, crawfish cakes are one delicacy you cannot afford to miss. And the zingy mustard sauce just adds to pep up the flavor of this dish. Ryan Karcher shares a luscious crawfish cake recipe that you can eat from your hands and lick the juice from your fingers. A yummy bet!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 626 Calories from Fat 423

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.3%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 398.7 mg132.9%

Sodium 1480.7 mg61.7%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.8%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 38 g75.5%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 37.4%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


foodpsychologist's picture
Delicious ! That's all I can say about these Crawfish Patties. could you please tell me what creole seasoning is and what is its substitute so that I can use it if I don't get it in the market.
healthyeating's picture
Hey Ryanakarcher! I am also confused between cajun and creole...Are both the same thing?
perceptiveeye's picture
Hi Ryanakarcher, can you please let me know the composition of creole seasoning ?
passionIfoodie's picture
Crawfish Cakes with Mustard Sauce looks so tempting! Can I try the Crawfish patties with tartar sauce instead of the mustard sauce?
Easy Crawfish Cakes With Mustard Sauce Recipe Video