Prepare to get messy with Kajun Crab’s Vietnamese-Cajun crawfish boils

posted on March 17, 2018 at 9:32 am

Photograph by Jennifer Zyman.

In the fourth episode of Ugly Delicious, the new hit Netflix series from David Chang (the chef behind the famed Momofuku restaurants) and Peter Meehan (the co-founder of the now defunct Lucky Peach magazine), the duo explores the Cajun and Vietnamese fusion cuisine of New Orleans and Houston. Both cities have large communities of Vietnamese immigrants, and many popular Viet-Cajun dishes were born out of melding the flavors and techniques from their home country with Southern Cajun flavors. One such dish they explored on the show: Vietnamese-style crawfish boils, which often add a buttery sauce to the seasoned crawfish post-boil.

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