Crayfish tail

Discussion in 'Fish and Seafood' started by rascal, May 15, 2019.

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  1. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

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    i do swaps for lots of stuff, a friend called around last night with crayfish tail, two, so I froze one and kept enough out for a sammich. The cat even had some. Lol.

    Russ
     
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  2. Shermie

    Shermie Über Member

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    Brighton, MA.
    Never has this before. :(
     
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  3. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

    A bit like your lobster tails.

    Russ
     
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  4. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb

    There was a restaurant in town here that served crayfish tails. They were kept in a glass tank so you could chose the ones that you wanted. It lasted about 4 months. No idea why it closed.
     
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  5. Shermie

    Shermie Über Member

    Location:
    Brighton, MA.
    Don't eat those either!
     
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  6. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    How big are these tails? Here we get tiny ones!
     
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  7. CraigC

    CraigC Senior Member

    Location:
    SE Florida
    Most people think of northern lobster when it is mentioned. These are Florida/Caribbean lobster, aka crayfish. I've caught 10+ pounders.

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  8. The Late Night Gourmet

    The Late Night Gourmet Über Member

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    Detroit, USA
    I've always thought of crayfish (crawfish or crawdads) as small lobsters, but we don't get ones up here that get that big.
     
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  9. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

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    This seems a good topic, our crayfish are similar to your American lobster, the ones I were given were from I'm guessing a 1 to 2 kg cray. That one made a huge sammich that I only just got through, the slices were half an in inch thick. I can get huge ones if I want but the ones I got were perfect. I've got full ones in the freezer in the garage. I'll try to take one out and take a pic. Now crawfish in murica I believe are cold water ?? We also have fresh water mini frays called koura. They are similar to your crawfish, small sweet morsels. There's a creek about 40 mins away where I can get them. Crayfish are in the ocean. My friend has a holiday home in kaikoura, the home of crayfish.
    Kai means food,koura means sea I think? They are very expensive $40 for an average size.

    Russ
     
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  10. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

    That piece of bread is about 50% wider than normal bread. A meal in itself.

    Russ
     
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  11. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

    My fave Chinese restaurant is called Daphne's, prolly giggle it, they have live crays in about 3 tanks, and blue cod swimming away in the tanks as well. It's a very popular place. I normally hire a room for 10 when we have a family function. We love it there, it's always packed which is why I get our own area.

    Russ
     
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  12. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    This looks delicious.
     
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  13. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    I just took a look - the food looks brilliant. One of the photos was this - I'm not sure if its a crayfish:

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  14. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb

    The first image looks like the Alien that my wife had for Christmas dinner a few years ago........

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  15. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

    Yip that's a crayfish.

    Russ
     
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