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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 241.7
  • Total Fat: 19.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.4 mg
  • Sodium: 279.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Stuffed Crawfish Beignets (Cajun Pistols) calories by ingredient
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Stuffed Crawfish Beignets (Cajun Pistols)

Submitted by: AMW211
Stuffed Crawfish Beignets (Cajun Pistols)

Introduction

recipe should make something very similar to the delightful winning finger-food called the Cajun Pistol at the Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival recipe should make something very similar to the delightful winning finger-food called the Cajun Pistol at the Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    Filling
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped celery
    1/2 cup butter
    Minced garlic
    Salt and pepper
    1 pound crawfish tails
    1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
    1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese or whatever cheese you like
    1 1/2 tablespoons chopped green onion
    1 1/2 tablespoons chopped parsley
    Shake or two of ground hot pepper

    Dough
    2 cups Bisquick
    3/4 cup water
    Vegetable oil for frying

Directions

Sauté onion and celery in butter until tender. Add garlic, seasoning and crawfish tails. Simmer 10 min or until all liquid evaporated. Set aside and let cool completely.

Add cheese, green onions and parsley.

Beignet Dough: Stir biscuit mix and water with fork. On well-floured surface roll out dough. Cut with 4 inch circle cutter. Place crawfish filling on half of dough. Fold circle in half, seal edges with fork dipped in flour.

In deep pot, heat oil to 350 degrees F. Fry beignets until golden brown.

Serve warm.

Makes about 16 beignets.

May be frozen before frying. Thaw for 10 minutes and fry as usual.

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Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AMW211.






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