How to Make Crawfish Monica

Ok, let's make some delicious crawfish pasta!

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.

Add onions & cook until the onions are translucent.

To the softened onions, add minced garlic, Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper, & salt.

Cook until the garlic is fragrant and the onions are orange from the Cajun seasoning.  It will smell really good.

Then "deglaze" the pan with the white wine.

Cook until most of alcohol has evaporated.

Add lemon juice & heavy cream & reduce heat to medium-low.

Cook this until the cream reduces a bit.

When you can run your spoon across the bottom of the pan and the sauce doesn't immediately run back across, it is ready.

While the sauce is cooking, cook pasta to al dente & reserve a cup of pasta water.

When ready, mix in pasta, green onions, parsley, & crawfish.

Add half of the cheese & stir until it is melted.

Add reserved pasta water & toss pasta in sauce.

It looks great!

Serve topped with parmesan cheese.

Add tasso or andouille sausage to jazz it up!

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