Tony Chachere’s crawfish recipes for Lent

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Quick, easy and tasty recipes for Lent season. 

Tony Chacere’s is getting you ready for Lent and crawfish season with a number of quick and easy recipes. 

Chef Gaye Sandoz prepared Tony Chacere’s Crawfish Etouffee with the morning team Friday. 

The recipe is below. Enjoy! 

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TONY’S CRAWFISH ETOUFFEE:
One of Louisianas signature dishes, Tonys Crawfish Etouffee is sure to please. It has crawfish tails, bell pepper, garlic, onions, and green onions and is best served over a bed of steaming rice. 
Prep time: 15 minutes  Cooking time: 20 minutes  Serves: 4  

INGREDIENTS:
4 tablespoon Butter
1 pound Crawfish tails
3 teaspoons Tony Chacheres Bold Creole Seasoning

4 tablespoons butter
1 Whole Chopped Onion
1/2 Whole Chopped Bell Pepper
2 Whole Garlic (minced)
2 teaspoons Corn Starch
1 tablespoon Chopped Green Onion

DIRECTIONS:
1: Melt butter in skillet.  
2: Season crawfish with tails generously with Tony Chachere’s Bold  Creole Seasoning and saute’ for 3 minutes. 
3: Remove crawfish tails and set aside. 
4: Add 4 tablespoons butter,  onions, bell pepper, and garlic to the pot. Season with Bold. 
5: Saute’ 10 minutes. 
6: Return crawfish tails to pot; dissolve 1 teaspoon corn starch in 1 cup cold water and add. 
7: Stir and simmer slowly about 20 minutes.
8: Adjust seasoning. Serve over steamed rice and garnish with green onions.

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