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Tired of all those heavy meats? Have a fish braai and have the neighbours drooling.

Crayfish on the braai

So fresh and delicious to eat with your hands.

Recipe from: 26 July 2011
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins (depends on size)


  • 4
    whole medium sized crayfish
  • garlic
  • melted butter
  • lemon juice
Servings: Change Serving


Fire up the braai.
Keep crayfish whole in their shells but cut through the middle of the tail shell so that your garlic butter basting can get in there to flavour the flesh.
Mix together your melted butter, garlic and lemon juice and baste the tails of each crayfish.
Place the crayfish shell side down over hot coals and baste continuously with your butter mixture.
Your crayfish won't take more than a few minutes a side to cook, time depending on their size.

Serve with crusty bread, garlic and lemon butter mixture and a light green salad.

Read more on: fish/seafood  |  grill

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