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beignets Cajun

Crawfish Beignets with Dipping Suace

Good Morning Grocery Lovers!

As you know we love our Beignets! This recipe can be a delightful breakfast side or a wonderful appetizer. Hope you will try these and give your taste buds a Happy Morning! You wont be sorry!

Crawfish Beignets

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup water

1 clove garlic, minced

1/4 cup finely chopped green onions

1 lemon zest

3 tablespoons chopped parsley

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning

Louisiana Hot sauce, to taste

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 pound cooked, shelled and chopped crawfish tails
    (shrimp may be substituted)

Vegetable oil for frying

Tartar Sauce
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon creole mustard
2 to 4 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced parsley 
2 tablespoons minced red onion
Salt to taste
Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning, to taste
Lemon slices (garnish)

In a bowl combine flour and baking soda. Whisk in water. Stir in garlic, green onions, hot sauce, Cajun seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, salt, lemon zest, parsley and crawfish, stirring until well combined. Cover bowl and let batter stand for 1 hour.

Tartar Sauce: In a bowl stir together the mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, parsley and red onion. Season with salt, Cajun seasoning. Chill.

In a deep heavy pan or deep fryer heat 3 inches of oil to 325 degrees F. Drop spoonsful of batter into oil and fry the beignets, turning them once, until golden. Transfer the beignets to a paper towel-lined sheet pan to drain. Season with salt. Continue frying remaining batter in same manner.

Serve the beignets warm with the Tartar Sauce and lemon slices.


Jambalaya, crawfish pie, filet gumbo.
Cos tonight I gon’ t’ see ma cher amio.
Pick gitar, fill fruit jar, and b’ gayo.
Sunamagun, gon’ ha’ big fun on de bayo.

Don’t be afraid to get your day started with some fried dough. If you want something a little different, yummy and easy you have got all that in this recipe. Our family loves when they wake up to these and a big cup of Community Coffee.

What you need:

1 cup of water

1 cup of milk

1 egg, beaten

3 cups of flour

2 tablespoons baking powder

1 teaspoon of salt

2 teaspoon of sugar

1 teaspoon of vanilla or almond flavoring

Oil for frying

Confectioners Sugar

What to do:

Mix water, milk, egg. vanilla; add flour, baking powder, salt, and 2 teaspoons of sugar and mix until smooth.

Drop by spoonfuls into 2 inches of hot oil at 375 degrees; drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners sugar.

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