Crawfish Cheese Pie


1 stick butter

1 cup green onions, finely chopped

5 stalks celery, finely chopped

2 ounces crawfish fat

1 can cream of shrimp soup (do not dilute)

1/2 teaspoon Tabasco

1/4 teaspoon each red, black and white pepper

1 cup water

1 pound crawfish tails

3 cups cooked rice

1 cooked pie crust

Salt to taste

5 ounces grated cheddar cheese



Melt butter and saute green onions and celery for 15 minutes. Add fat and cook 5 minutes. Add soup, black, red and white pepper and tobasco. Cook 5 minutes. Add crawfish tails, rice and water. Stir, making sure mixture is not too dry or too runny. Add a little water if too dry. It must be thick enough to stand as a slice of pie. Add salt to taste. Stir in cheese and put in pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Serves 4 to 6.