Step 1 remove the head from the tail. Give the head a twist until it comes off.
Stir the tail towards the head and then rotate it away from the head get the first band on the tail crust and stick it to extract the meat hold the end of the tail concurrently while biting into the meat to extricate it if you crave to eat the crawfish head feel free to engulf up the juices.
How to eat crawfish tails. Cover a table with newspaper. If it doesn t the crawfish may not be fully cooked step 2 suck the head. Pull the fish apart from the head.
Use one hand to pinch the fan shaped part of the tail at the other end and pull the meat out from the shell with the other hand. It s easy to use thawed frozen crawfish tail meat in a variety of cajun and creole flavored recipes. The head should twist off easily.
People come together several times during the. All around the world millions of people enjoy getting a taste of some freshly prepared seafood. Using a twisting motion snap the head away from the tail.
And while it s true that 88 of people say one of the main reasons they eat seafood is because of the health benefits we know what s really behind the motivation. We used frozen crawfish tails to make from upper right corner crawfish and shrimp gumbo. If you are not comfortable with a newspaper you may put the crawfish in a tray.
Step by step instructions for eating boiled crawfish. The first step towards eating crawfish is to cover a table with newspaper and place the crawfish on it once it has been properly boiled. Whether it s cajun seafood or some of the best crawfish houston has to offer seafood is becoming an increasingly popular food choice.
While visiting the gulf coast in texas we bought a 31 pound bag of live crawfish and had ourselves a boil. The head may be. Place the open part of the head between your lips and suck out the juices 2 x research source this part of the crawfish is considered a delicacy in the southern united states.
Your thumbs should be on one side of the shell and your index fingers should be on the other side. 1 x research source pinch the head between two finger with one hand and hold the tail with your other hand. Use your thumbs to peel a few segments of the shell from the tail starting on the end that was connected to the head.
Eat the tail meat and if you re feeling bold suck the head to get every last bit of flavor. Hold the crawfish on either side of the tail joint.