Crawfish Mac and Cheese

Crawfish Mac and Cheese

Lobster mac and cheese is delightful. But, here in Louisiana, crawfish is king, baby! I wanted to show you how I make easy, quick, and cheap mac and cheese! But, crawfish were on sale at the store, so ding, ding…crawfish mac and cheese!crawfish-mac-and-cheese Watch me tease you….


Easy right? It’s completely sinful, but God is sooo good! So, is this recipe. Try it. 



Crawfish Mac and Cheese
Serves 6
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Cook Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
  1. 1 lb crawfish tails
  2. 1 lb elbow macaroni
  3. 1 1/2 cans of evaporated milk
  4. 1 tablespoon of onion and bell pepper (finely chopped)
  5. 3 tablespoons of butter
  6. water for boiling
  7. salt
  8. white black pepper
  9. 2 cups American cheese
  10. 1 cup of Fontina cheese (shredded)
  11. 1/3 bread crumbs
  12. Cajun spices
  13. onion and garlic powders
  14. 1 teaspoon liquid crab boil
  1. Boil macaroni until al dente
  2. Drain but do no rinse
  3. Add butter and milk
  4. Bring to a simmer
  5. Add cheese
  6. Stir until cheese melts
  7. Season with salt and white pepper to taste
  8. Thaw and drain crawfish
  9. Season with cajun spices, onion, and garlic powder
  10. Melt 1 tsp of butter in skillet
  11. pour in breadcrumps
  12. Saute for 1 minute then remove
  13. Add in 1 more tsp of butter
  14. Melt butter and add onion and bell peppers
  15. Saute until tender
  16. Add crawfish, liquid crab boil, and stir until heated
  17. Add crawfish mixture to mac and cheese
  18. Pour into an oven safe dish
  19. Top with fontina and bread crumbs
  20. Bake at 350 degrees F until cheese melts
  21. Enjoy!
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  • Candice Booker

    August 10, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    I know I have to try this. It looks so good!

    • B. Coop

      August 11, 2016 at 8:47 am

      Thanks honey! You’ll love it.