Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Crawfish and Corn Cakes

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  • Total: 32 min
  • Prep: 12 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 32 cakes/1 tablespoon per cake
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Over medium heat, in a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil for 1 minute. Saute the corn, crawfish, shallots, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and black pepper for 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and cream together. Add the cornmeal, flour, masa, baking powder, remaining salt, cayenne pepper and water. Whisk until the batter is fully incorporated. Fold in the Sauteed corn mixture. Pour the remaining oil onto a paper towel folded into a 3-inch square. Grease a medium saute pan with the oiled towel. Heat the saute pan for 1 minute over medium-high heat. Spoon a tablespoon of the batter at a time for each individual cake. Cook about 8 cakes at a time. Cook for 1 1/2 minutes on the first side and flip over. Continue cooking for 1 minute and remove from the heat. Garnish each cake with the remaining ingredients.

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