Fried Crawfish Tails

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My Grandma made this for me as a child growing up and I have been making them ever sense. Outstanding, This is a must try recipe.


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1 Egg
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 White pepper
4 cups corn meal
1 quart oil; for frying
1 lb crawfish; (shelled)
1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

Original recipe makes 4



1. Mix egg, milk, salt, cayenne pepper and white pepper (whip until blended)

2. Add 1 cup corn meal (whip until blended) Heat oil to 400 F

3. Place peeled crawfish tails in mixture, and mix until coated

4. In a separate container, place remaining corn meal

5. Roll coated crawfish tails into corn meal until coated

6. Carefully place crawfish tails into oil and fry until golden brown

7. Allow to drain on paper towels

8. Serve immediately


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