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Crawfish–or mud bugs–are small shellfish that resemble lobster. Crawfish are most abundant in Louisiana and play a key role in the region's Cajun cuisine. Like lobster, crawfish must be kept alive until cooked. If you purchase live crawfish and do not plan on cooking them immediately, you must store them properly or they ...


You might have to keep your itty bitty Cajun buddies a day or two longer and are wondering how to do it. Well, here's the way to do it. Most people pick up their live crawfish on Saturday and cook Saturday or Sunday. Here are simple, easy to follow instructions on how to PROPERLY STORE your live crawfish for 1 to 3 days ...


Don't eat any raw crawfish dead or alive. (3) How to store live crawfish. Live crawfish will arrive in an insulated box with special gel ice packs that supply the refrigeration for shipping. Chances are the gel packs will be exhausted by the time you receive your crawfish. Therefore, you must refrigerate them (the crawfish ) as ...


To store live crawfish keep them cool (36-41 deg F) and moist at all times. Never submerge them and never store them in direct sunlight.


Handling of Crawfish. COOLER STORAGE, NOTES. BOILED, Keep boiled crawfish at 35-45 degrees F for approximately 5 days with a moist towel on top. Can freeze boiled crawfish thereafter. To re-heat, just place crawfish in boiling water for 45 seconds and serve immediately. LIVE, Keep live crawfish at 36-46 degrees for ...

May 13, 2014 ... Crawfish.


Step 1. Store the live crawfish in cool location, such as a ventilated garage or outside in the shade. Do not remove the crawfish from their storage sack. ... Step 7. Add the desired amount of live crawfish to the wire basket, return the water to a rolling boil and boil for about 10 minutes.


StillTasty.com has comprehensive information about storing Crayfish (Crawfish) — Fresh, Raw, Live.


Briefly. Its an interim method of holding them prior to the boil, especially if your pot only holds half a sack. Basically, keep them wet, (not submerged) cook and shaded. Try to think of it mote as a holding cell, or a container rather than a storage method. Once crawfish are bagged, its essentially a countdown till they are ...