Microwavable crawfish ???

Discussion in 'Good Eats' started by stevescookin, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2008
    Messages:
    10,155
    Likes Received:
    2,905
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2002
    Messages:
    36,069
    Likes Received:
    13,449
    If everything comes in a 2lb bag how much crawfish do you get?


    Question for Iron Chef Steve: After the water with the crawfish comes back to a rolling boil, how long do yo favor waiting until you shut it off? I'm boiling some for Easter and I thought I would let if boil for 5 minutes and when I shut it off to dump a bag of ice on them. It's supposed to make the crawfish suck up more seasoning and be spicier and juicier when you suck the heads.

     
  3. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2008
    Messages:
    10,155
    Likes Received:
    2,905
    That"s a good plan. The ice does that. It shortens the soaking time. Just check a few for texture so they don't over cook. About 20 mins. is the soaking time.

    When the temp of the water is rising, the flavor is going into the water. When the temp drops (ice) the flavor is going from the water into the crawfish.
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2018
  4. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2008
    Messages:
    10,155
    Likes Received:
    2,905


    This is a good method.
     
    Bayou Tiger likes this.
  5. GiantDuckFan

    GiantDuckFan O the Joy

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2011
    Messages:
    7,011
    Likes Received:
    3,723
    bug suckers
     
  6. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    12,316
    Likes Received:
    3,765
    I can get shrimp & oysters in CO. You don't need 3 guesses as to what I can't get.
     
  7. GiantDuckFan

    GiantDuckFan O the Joy

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2011
    Messages:
    7,011
    Likes Received:
    3,723
    pussy?
     
    shane0911, stevescookin and Bengal B like this.
  8. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2002
    Messages:
    36,069
    Likes Received:
    13,449
    There are places that will overnight them to you.
     
  9. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    12,316
    Likes Received:
    3,765
    Get back to me when YOU"RE 70 years old.
     
    stevescookin likes this.
  10. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    12,316
    Likes Received:
    3,765
    There's a Cajun restaurant in town when I get the urge. They ain't cheap.
     

Share This Page