Crawfish Boulettes Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Shelled crawfish tails/Shelled shrimp1 Pound, cooked
 Chopped green onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Egg1 , beaten
 Fine dry bread crumbs1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Ground red pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Fine dry bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shortening/Cooking oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4246 Calories from Fat 3741

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 423 g650.8%

Saturated Fat 105 g524.9%

Trans Fat 54 g

Cholesterol 851.6 mg283.9%

Sodium 1691.7 mg70.5%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10.1%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.2%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 94 g189%

Vitamin A 58.5% Vitamin C 44.2%

Calcium 17.2% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Devein crawfish or shrimp (see how to, page 48).
Chop into small pieces.
Toss with green onions and garlic.
Add egg, bread crumbs, milk, red pepper, and salt.
Mix well.
Shape mixture into balls, using about 1 tablespoon mixture for each.
Roll balls in bread crumbs.
In a heavy saucepan or deep fat fryer heat about 2 inches melted shortening or cooking oil to 375°.
Fry balls in hot fat, a few at a time, for 30 to 60 seconds or just till golden.
Remove and drain on paper towels.
Keep warm in a 325° oven while frying remainder.