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The Bombay Club

830 Conti Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
504-577-2237

CREOLE CRAWFISH CHOWDER BY CHEF NICK GILE OF THE BOMBAY CLUB

Ingredients

1/2 c Salad Oil
1/2 lb Bacon, diced
1 c Andouille Sausage, cut in quarter moons
1 Large Onion, diced
3 Celery Stalks, diced
1 Large Carrot, diced
1 each Red and Green Peppers, diced
2 ears Corn, remove kernels from ears
1 T Tarragon,Thyme, Kosher Salt
1 1/2 T Garlic, minced
2 t Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
1 each Bay Leaves, 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
1/2 c White Wine
1/4 c Worcestershire Sauce, 2 dashes Tabasco
1/2 gallon Shrimp Stock or Broth
1 c Blonde Roux
1 quart Heavy Cream
4 c Crawfish Tails, pre-cooked
3 each Russet Potatoes, cubed and par-boiled

Method

  • Heat oil in a medium stock pot, add bacon, sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until bacon is slightly crispy.
  • Add Andouille sausage, onions, celery, carrots and peppers, sauté for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add corn, garlic, herbs, and spices, sauté another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Deglaze with white wine,Worcestershire, and Tabasco, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add shrimp stock, bring to a boil then whisk in roux, stirring well, so no lumps form.
  • Turn down heat and simmer for 5 minutes, add heavy cream, crawfish, strained potatoes.
  • Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Season to taste.

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