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Crawfish Monica

Crawfish Monica

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This is a very simple and elegant dish and will impress your guests in a big way!! It's one of the most popular dishes served at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. If you don't have crawfish available in your area, it works well with shrimp, oysters or crabmeat.


  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package
  2. Drain and rinse under cool water
  3. Drain again, thoroughly
  4. Melt the butter in a large pot
  5. Sautee onions and garlic for 3 minutes
  6. Add seafood and sauté for 2 minutes
  7. Add Half-and-Half
  8. Add Creole seasoning to taste
  9. Cook for 5-10 minutes over medium heat until sauce thickens
  10. Add pasta and toss well to coat
  11. Let sit for 10 minutes and very low heat, stirring often
  12. Serve immediately with hot French bread