Gaido's Crawfish Chili

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Gaido's Crawfish Chili

 

 

 

 

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To this day, the legendary Gaido's in Galveston continues to serve the Crawfish Chili I fell in love with as a child. It's incredible! Don't let the name fool you...it's surprisingly sweet! And it comes topped with gooey goat cheese.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 oz olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 2 tablespoons green onion
  • 2 teaspoons chili flake
  • 3 fluid ounces white wine
  • 5 ounces crawfish tails
  • 1.5 ounces unsalted butter
  • T. T salt
  • Small pinch sugar
  • Very small pinch (8 fibers) saffron
  • 2 silver dollar medallions goat cheese
  • 2 half moon shape crostinis

 

Recipe Info

1. Heat Olive Oil in Pan

2. Sweat Green Onion and Garlic (NO COLOR, JUST SWEAT)

3. Add chili flake until a paste-like consistency is formed

4. Add crawfish tails and W. wine. Reduce by 80%.

5. Mount with butter. Add saffron and season.

6. Place in Chili bowl and torch goat cheese for 3 seconds (no color, just slightly melted).

7. Garnish with green onion tops and crostinis.

 

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