Crayfish in sauce recipe

Crayfish in sauce recipe

Learn how to cook crayfish with this easy recipe that our users share through the Free Recipes App.

This time it is a simple preparation, cooking the crabs, making a sofrito of vegetables that you can crush or leave as is to finish mixing with the crabs. Those yes, the secret for crayfish in sauce They are perfect is to let them rest overnight, you will be surprised by the powerful flavor of this dish.

6 diners 45m Main course Low difficulty Additional features: Medium cost, Stew Ingredients:

  • 1 kilogram of crayfish
  • ½ kilogram of crushed tomato
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 pinch of cayenne
  • 1 jet of olive oil

Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1

We start by washing and cook the crabs in plenty of salted water and bay leaf, for about 15 minutes.


Meanwhile, cut into thin julienne strips all the vegetables, onion, peppers and carrots. When we have it, we heat a pot with a little oil and poach everything together.


When we see that the vegetable is poached, add the crushed tomato, crushed together with the cayenne and cloves. Stir and mix well.

Add salt and sugar to taste to neutralize the acidity of the tomato and keep cooking for 20 minutes.


After this time add the already cooked crabs and we continue with the preparation of our crayfish dish for 10 more minutes.

Remember that if you want a smooth sauce you can crush all the sofrito before throwing the crabs inside.


The ideal is to let our crayfish in sauce if possible, for 24 hours. The next day we can serve and enjoy in a big way. As a companion, a little village bread and a good white wine will suffice.

And to complete the evening you can serve a Caesar salad with fruit.

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