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Crawfish Cornbread Recipe
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Crawfish Cornbread

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"A yummy Cajun twist on Mexican cornbread. Everyone can't quit talking about this recipe. It's sure to become a favorite."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    55 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Stir together cornmeal, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. In another bowl, beat together the eggs, onion, green pepper, pimentos, vegetable oil, Cheddar cheese, cream-style corn, jalapeno pepper, crawfish tails, seasoned salt, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder until the mixture is well combined. Pour the crawfish mixture into the cornmeal mixture, and stir together. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the cornbread is lightly golden brown, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 55 minutes. Allow to rest for about 10 minutes before serving.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 16, 2011

I must admit, I was afraid of this recipe. Have you ever seen a crawfish? I'm a Southerner and had never eaten it, but this recipe intrigued me. The texture is a blend between a cornbread and a casserole, so the name is a bit misleading but...........I really liked it! If I make it again, I would add some more seasoning, maybe some minced garlic and Old Bay. It definitely reminded me of something you would find at a Southern family reunion--comforting and somewhat mysterious ; ).

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 11, 2015

My dish resembled a crayfish stuffing and NOT any version of a casserole. I also added blackened seasoning to the fish. It was good, but by no means any sort of meal.

 
Dec 28, 2010

A friend made this and it was so good I ate 4 squares.

 
Mar 25, 2012

Awesome dish! I added Old Bay seasoning to the crawfish before mixing it in to the other ingredients

 
Dec 27, 2011

I've had many versions of crawfish cornbread, but they're usually dry. This one is great! I like to add cajun seasoning. The original recipe is a little mild for my family, but it's still very good.

 
Jan 18, 2013

really enjoyed this recipe, although I did not use the pimentos and will use a lil less jalapeno next time I make this recipe, I also sprinkled old bay on the crawfish before I mixed them in...but I took it to a mardi gras parade and when I told everyone what it was, it was gone in no time!! Thanks for the recipe!!

 
Jul 15, 2012

I used crab instead of crawfish and added some creole seasoning. The whole family fell in love!

 
Sep 06, 2014

Awsome! I hate changing recipes, but living where I do, I have no access to crawfish, so used prawns instead. This one is a "keeper"

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.6 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 10.4 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 534 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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