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Braaied Crayfish

Braaied Crayfish
Chef Justine Suntah cooks a seafood feast at Tintswalo Atlantic, within sight and sound of the crashing ocean. Try her recipe for braaied crayfish with roasted garlic and parsley butter…

Braaied Crayfish

Chef Justine Suntah cooks a seafood feast within sight and sound of the crashing ocean. Try her recipe for braaied crayfish with roasted garlic and parsley butter... Recipes Braaied Crayfish European Print This
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 4 crayfish
  • Garlic Butter
  • half a bulb of garlic
  • salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • olive oil, to drizzle
  • 125g butter
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 30g fresh parsley, finely chopped how many tbsp?
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Instructions

  1. Cut the crayfish in half. Clean, remove the vein, rinse and pat dry.
  2. Preheat the oven to 150°C.
  3. Season the garlic cloves with salt and pepper, and drizzle with olive oil. Wrap the bulb in aluminum foil and roast until soft for about 10 minutes. Once cooked, squeeze the flesh out of the garlic.
  4. Place the garlic, butter, lemon zest, juice and parsley into a food processor and blend well. Spread the garlic butter evenly over the crayfish halves and braai them flesh side up and then down for about 5 minutes per side.
  5. Serve the crayfish with the remaining butter and the lemon wedges.

Wine Suggestion: Constantia Glen Sauvignon Blanc

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