Combine eggplant, water, and 1 teaspoon salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Drain. Cook celery, onions, and-green pepper in butter until tender crisp. Stir in eggplant, rice, crawfish, crumbs, parsley, garlic powder, and pepper. Turn into a buttered 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375F for 25 to 30 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.
Jambalaya, Rice Dressing, Rice Dishes
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana