Microwave Crawfish au Gratin – Crawfish Pie2005-04-03
- Yield : 6
- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 40m
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This is a great appetizer served on Ritz crackers or in serve as a main course in a pre-baked pie shell. I always make a double batch as it seems to disappear FAST!
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 bunch green onions- scallions chopped
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1/2 cup whipping cream
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/4 tsp Tabasco or to taste
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese
- 3 ounces Swiss cheese grated
- 1 pound crawfish tails (shrimp or lump crabmeat may be substituted)
In microwave, saute onions and butter in a 2 quart casserole on High 3 minutes.
Add flour, cream and wine, salt, pepper, Tabasco, and garlic. Cook on High in microwave for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes.
Stir cheese into hot mixture until melted. Add crawfish. Cover with wax paper and cook on high 6 - 10 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes, until crawfish are done.
If making the pie, bake a pie shell and add the filling. Serve with a fresh salad.