Spicy Crawfish Tacos

Spicy Crawfish Tacos

Dress up these well-spiced crawfish tails however you like for a terrific taco.

Spicy Crawfish Tacos
Makes 4 to 6 Servings
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon lime zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
  • 2¼ teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1½ teaspoons hot sauce, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (10-ounce) package slaw mix
  • ½ cup chopped green onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 pound crawfish tails, patted dry
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • 8 corn tortillas, grilled
  • 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup crumbled queso fresco
  • Lime wedges, to serve
  1. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, lime zest, 1 tablespoon lime juice, ¼ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon hot sauce, and cumin. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. In a large bowl, combine slaw mix, green onion, cilantro, remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice, remaining 2 teaspoons salt, and remaining 1 teaspoon hot sauce.
  3. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add crawfish, Creole seasoning, paprika, and chili powder. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, 4 to 6 minutes. Spoon onto tortillas. Top with slaw, sour cream mixture, jalapeños, and queso fresco. Serve with lime wedges.



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