Cajun Puffs

1/2 cup crabmeat, flaked
1/2 cup crawfish, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
3 green onions, chopped
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp Worcestershire
2 tsp Tabasco
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1-1/2 cups water
3/4 cups butter or margarine
1/2 tsp salt
1-1/2 cups flour
6 eggs

Preheat oven to 400F. In mixing bowl combine crab, crawfish, onions, and bell pepper. Add mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco and cheese. Combine water, butter and salt in a medium saucepan, bring mixture to a boll. Reduce heat to low; add flour and stir vigorously until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball. Remove saucepan from heat and allow mixture to cool slightly. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition. Beat until batter is smooth. Add crab mixture. stir well. Drop batter by heaping teaspoon onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350F. and bake an additional 10 minutes. Serve puffs warm.

Can be frozen. Let thaw completely and bake at 350F for 8 to 10 minutes.

Return To:

Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana