The Cook's Corner

Crawfish Cakes & New Orleans Hurricane

Staff Report
February 19, 2009 at 9:10 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

The Cook's Corner
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Ingredients:

- 1 pound crawfish tailmeat

- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise

- 2 large whole eggs

- 2 tablespoons chives

- 2 tablespoons chopped red peppers

- 2 tablespoons chopped green peppers

- 1/2 tablespoon cajun seasoning, to taste

- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

- 2 cups fresh white bread crumbs

- 1 teaspoon dry mustard

- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions:

1. Preheat broiler to 400 degrees.

2. Combine crawfish, mayonnaise, eggs, chives, cajun seasoning, pepper, red peppers, green peppers, mustard and Worcestershire sauce with half the bread crumbs.

4. Stir well. Shape crawfish mixture into 1-inch-by-4-inch patties and cover with remaining crumbs.

5. Transfer cakes to baking pan lined with foil.

6. Place pan on lowest rack and broil until light-brown, about 20 minutes.

7. Serve with greens and top with sauce.

Optional: pan saute cakes on non-stick skillet on medium-high heat for about three minutes on each side.

New Orleans Hurricane

Ingredients:

- 1/2 cup ice

- 2 fluid ounces light rum

- 2 fluid ounces passion

fruit flavored syrup

- 1 cup lemon-lime

flavored carbonated beverage

- 1 ounce lime juice

- 1 fluid ounce 151 proof rum

Directions:

1. In a shaker, combine ice, light rum, passion fruit syrup, lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage and lime juice.

2. Shake well and pour mixture into a Hurricane or other large specialty glass.

3. Float the 151 proof rum on top of the drink.




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