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5 from 1 vote

Andouille and Crawfish Pimento Cheese Fries

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Author: Nikki - Soulfully Made

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 8 ounces’ andouille sausage cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red or green bell pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 3 cups chicken stock or low-sodium broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 to 3 ounces of prepared crawfish tails you can use shrimp or crab also
  • 4 cups cooked French Fries
  • 1 cup pimento cheese (or to taste)

Instructions

  • Make the Pimento Cheese or use a store bought version. 
  • In a medium cast-iron skillet, heat the oil.
  • Add the andouille sausage and cook over medium heat, stirring, until the sausage is crispy, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring, until translucent, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the bell pepper and garlic and cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle in the flour and stir until incorporated; add the tomato and cook over moderately low heat, stirring, about 3 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock and bring to a simmer; cook until the gravy thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt if desired.
  • Put cooked fries in an oven safe dish or cast-iron skillet, top with gravy, then top with crawfish. Spoon pimento cheese on top.
  • Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Turn broiler on for about 30 seconds until top is browned.
  • Serve warm.