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Crawfish Burgers

Holly Clegg - Monday, June 05, 2017

Turn Crawfish Cakes into Scrumptious Cajun Crawfish Burgers

Ever thought about Crawfish Burgers? I love the versatility of Louisiana crawfish during crawfish season and year round.  Louisiana crawfish tails can be used in more recipes than you can imagine.  I have the best Easy Crawfish Cakes in Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook.  This easy crawfish recipe will quickly become one of your favorites! Remember, my Louisiana crawfish recipes are also for healthy and this is a healthy crawfish burger! In fact, it is also a  diabetic crawfish recipe!

Forget Turkey Burgers and Try Crawfish Burgers Recipe

Who doesn't like a good burger?  Well, my Crawfish burgers aren't only delicious but they are healthy!!!  With just a few ingredients, you can whip up this recipe in no time at all.  Also, Crawfish Burgers can be made ahead of time.  Mix together all the ingredients and make into patties.  Then, when ready to cook, you are ready! I bet this crawfish burger will become one of your favorite burger recipes ever.  I also serve with Horseradish Sauce and condiments.  Of course, the Horseradish Sauce recipe is below.

Crawfish Burgers with Horseradish Sauce from Holly Clegg trim&TERRIFIC® Gulf Coast Favorites
Move over crab cakes—crawfish adds a new slant to an old classic. Outrageously delicious!  Remember wherever you live, only buy Louisiana crawfish tails.

Makes 8 crawfish burgers

1 cup saltine cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup shredded, reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1 pound crawfish tails, rinsed and drained
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
Horseradish Sauce (recipe follows)

1. In a medium bowl, carefully combine all ingredients except oil and flour. 
2. Cover and chill 30 minutes, if time permits. Shape into 8 patties.
3. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil. Lightly dust patties with flour, and cook over medium heat for 3–5 minutes on each side, or until browned. 
4. Serve with Horseradish Sauce.

Nutritional information per serving Calories 149 | Calories from fat 35% | Fat 6 g Saturated Fat 1 g | Cholesterol 81 mg | Sodium 278 mg Carbohydrate 10 g | Dietary Fiber 1 g | Sugars 1 g | Protein 12 g      Diabetic Exchange 1/2 starch | 2 lean meat

Horseradish Sauce
Quick and easy, this sauce has bite. 

1/4 cup nonfat sour cream
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
Pinch sugar

1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix well. 

Nutritional information per serving Calories 22 | Calories from fat 50% | Fat 1 g Saturated Fat 0 g | Cholesterol 0 mg | Sodium 48 mg Carbohydrate 2 g | Dietary Fiber 0 g | Sugars 1 g | Protein 1 g   Diabetic Exchanges Free

Like To Cook with Crawfish and Looking for Easy Crawfish Recipes?

I know everyone loves a fun crawfish boil  but I love to cook with crawfish and have so many easy crawfish recipes using Louisiana crawfish!!! You can always taste the difference with Louisiana crawfish.  if you are wondering if crawfish is healthy?  My Blog has lots of healthy easy recipes to for eating healthy!  See you in the kitchen. 

Watch Me Prepare My Crawfish Burgers (Crawfish Cakes Recipe)