Jazz Fest Crawfish Bread

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Feb. 17, 2015

There is only one place you can get Crawfish Bread from the originator of this delicious recipe, and that is at the New Orleans annual Jazz and Heritage Festival, but in this video I will show you how easy it is to re-create a very similar Crawfish Bread that is amazing in taste, texture and flavor, and better yet, where you can order everything needed regardless where you live in the USA.


Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
Celery 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Red bell pepper 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped finely
Salt and pepper To Taste
Chopped garilc 1 Tablespoon
Chopped fresh thyme 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Crawfish tails 1 Pound
Cajun seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Chopped green onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (((as needed)))
Mayonnaise 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Creole mustard 2 1/2 Teaspoon
Shredded provolone cheese 4 Ounce (((or cheese of your choice)))
Shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese 4 Ounce (((white cheddar)))
For serving
French loaf 3 (((as needed)))
Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon (((as needed)))



1. In a pan, heat butter, add celery, pepper, and onion. Season with salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.

2. Add garlic, thyme and cook for another 2 minutes.

3. Stir in crawfish and then season again with 1 teaspoon of salt. Add Cajun seasoning and cook for about 3 minutes.

4. Stir in green onion, turn off the flame and then allow the mixture to cool.

5. Add mayonnaise and mustard. Give it a good stir.

6. Stir in provolone and cheddar cheese.

7. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.



8. Cut loaf in half and spread the crawfish mixture on the bottom side. Cover with the top half and brush with butter.

9. Wrap the loaf in a piece of foil and fold the ends. Pop in oven and bake for 20-25minutes.



10. Serve and enjoy!



Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 552Calories from Fat 303

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 839 mg34.96%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 29 g58%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet