Fried Crawfish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime SlawFried Crawfish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw
Fried Crawfish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw
Fried Crawfish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw
Transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of Louisiana with our tantalizing Fried Crawfish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw recipe! Delight in the crispy crunch of succulent fried crawfish, perfectly nestled in warm tortillas, and topped with a zesty cilantro-lime slaw that adds a refreshing burst of flavor in every bite. If you're hosting a fiesta or simply craving a taste of the Gulf Coast, this recipe is sure to take your taco game to new heights. Gather your ingredients and get ready to savor a mouthwatering fusion of Cajun and Mexican cuisine!
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Recipe - Grandview #720
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Fried Crawfish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw
Prep Time15 Minutes
Servings8
Cook Time30 Minutes
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Ingredients
1 (10 oz) pkg angel hair coleslaw
1 cup red cabbage, shredded
1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
2 Tbs mayonnaise
2 Tbs fresh lime juice
1 Tbs white wine vinegar
2 tsp lime zest
1 tsp granulated sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 (12 oz) pkg frozen crawfish tail meat, thawed and rinsed
1 cup milk
1 large egg
1 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp taco seasoning
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
vegetable oil, for frying
2 lime wedges, plus more for serving
8 Brookshire’s Bakery Chipotle Tortillas, warmed
avocado slices, sour cream, sliced radishes, cilantro and queso fresco cheese, for serving
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw, red cabbage, bell peppers and cilantro. In a measuring cup, stir together the remaining slaw ingredients. Pour over the coleslaw mixture, and toss to combine. Chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Place crawfish in a bowl, and pat dry with paper towels. Set out 2 wide shallow bowls. Add milk and egg to one bowl. Whisk to combine. In the other bowl, stir together the flour, taco seasoning and Cajun seasoning.
  3. In a deep skillet, heat 2 inches of oil to 350° F. Working in small batches, dip the crawfish tails into the milk mixture and then the flour mixture. Shake off any excess. Add to hot oil. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes until golden. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Repeat with remaining crawfish. Transfer to a serving bowl. Squeeze lime wedges over fried crawfish. Serve in warm tortillas with slaw and other toppings. Serve the tacos with additional lime wedges.
Nutritional Information

Per Serving (2): Calories: 500, Fat: 14 g (4 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 150 mg, Sodium: 880 mg, Carbohydrates: 65 g, Fiber: 5 g, Protein: 26 g.

15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
8
Servings

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Makes 8 servings
1 (10 oz) pkg angel hair coleslaw
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1 cup red cabbage, shredded
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1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
Fresh Red Bell Pepper
Fresh Red Bell Pepper - 0.5 Pound
$1.49$2.98/lb
1/2 orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
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1/2 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
Fresh Bell Pepper, Green
Fresh Bell Pepper, Green - 1 Each
$0.79
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
Fresh Cilantro
Fresh Cilantro - 1 Each
$0.50
2 Tbs mayonnaise
Duke's Mayonnaise, Real, Smooth & Creamy
Duke's Mayonnaise, Real, Smooth & Creamy - 30 Fluid ounce
$5.69 was $5.99$0.19/fl oz
2 Tbs fresh lime juice
Fresh Lime
Fresh Lime - 1 Each
$0.89
1 Tbs white wine vinegar
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2 tsp lime zest
Fresh Lime
Fresh Lime - 1 Each
$0.89
1 tsp granulated sugar
Brookshire's Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
Brookshire's Extra Fine Granulated Sugar - 2 Pound
$2.19$1.10/lb
1/2 tsp salt
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1/2 tsp ground black pepper
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1 (12 oz) pkg frozen crawfish tail meat, thawed and rinsed
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1 cup milk
Brookshire's Whole Milk
Brookshire's Whole Milk - 1 Pint
$1.39$1.39/pt
1 large egg
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1 cup all purpose flour
Brookshire's All-Purpose Flour
Brookshire's All-Purpose Flour - 2 Pound
$2.49$1.25/lb
1 tsp taco seasoning
Brookshire's Taco Seasoning Mix
Brookshire's Taco Seasoning Mix - 1.25 Ounce
$0.79 was $0.89$0.63/oz
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning
Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning - 16 Ounce
$5.99$0.37/oz
vegetable oil, for frying
Crisco Vegetable Oil, Pure
Crisco Vegetable Oil, Pure - 40 Fluid ounce
$4.99 was $6.99$0.12/fl oz
2 lime wedges, plus more for serving
Fresh Lime
Fresh Lime - 1 Each
$0.89
8 Brookshire’s Bakery Chipotle Tortillas, warmed
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avocado slices, sour cream, sliced radishes, cilantro and queso fresco cheese, for serving
Fresh Large Avocado, Hass
Fresh Large Avocado, Hass - 1 Each
$1.98

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (2): Calories: 500, Fat: 14 g (4 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 150 mg, Sodium: 880 mg, Carbohydrates: 65 g, Fiber: 5 g, Protein: 26 g.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw, red cabbage, bell peppers and cilantro. In a measuring cup, stir together the remaining slaw ingredients. Pour over the coleslaw mixture, and toss to combine. Chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Place crawfish in a bowl, and pat dry with paper towels. Set out 2 wide shallow bowls. Add milk and egg to one bowl. Whisk to combine. In the other bowl, stir together the flour, taco seasoning and Cajun seasoning.
  3. In a deep skillet, heat 2 inches of oil to 350° F. Working in small batches, dip the crawfish tails into the milk mixture and then the flour mixture. Shake off any excess. Add to hot oil. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes until golden. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Repeat with remaining crawfish. Transfer to a serving bowl. Squeeze lime wedges over fried crawfish. Serve in warm tortillas with slaw and other toppings. Serve the tacos with additional lime wedges.