Also excellent boiled with the crawfish: cauliflower, artichokes, whole garlic cloves, asparagus, peppers, mushrooms and any other veg that boils well.
What do I serve with a boil?
A seafood boil can be served as-is, but some people prefer to add more side dishes to round out the meal. Some great options include a green salad, french or sourdough bread, coleslaw, or potato salad.
What do I need for a crawfish boil party?
For many people the pure joy of a crawfish boil is enhanced by the addition of various vegetables and meats to the pot. The usual additions are whole button mushrooms, smoked sausage, small potatoes, onions, and carrots, corn on the cob and whole cloves of garlic.
How do you make fish taste better?
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- Clam juice: It adds substance to quick fish stews.
- Dry vermouth: Use it instead of dry white wine in sauces for fish; it keeps much longer.
- Lemons: Bright, acidic lemon zest and juice pair well with fish.
- Mayonnaise: Use it in creamy glazes.
- Good-quality olives: Chop them to make a stuffing or topping.
How long do you boil crawfish for?
Pour the crawfish into the cooking basket and lower the basket into the pot. Bring to a boil and cook the crawfish for 15 minutes. Turn the heat off and allow the crawfish to simmer in the liquid for an additional 15 minutes. Remove the crawfish and serve with the potatoes and corn.
What is a crawfish boil party?
The Cajun tradition – as much an act of eating as of socializing – involves boiling lots of crawfish in a spicy liquid along with various meats and vegetables, then serving it all to guests in the most unceremonious manner: heaped on top of a newspaper-covered table, where it’s every (barehanded) man for himself.