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WATCH: Quickly and easily devein your Crawfish!

If you don't like the poop line, use this deveining method

Everyone in Louisiana peels their crawfish differently. We can all agree that there is no standard method to getting that juicy crawfish tail meat out of this freshwater crustacean’s shell. But there is one sure fire way to devein the crawfish (or as us Louisianans call it, the poop line) from the body. So in this 30 second video we show you how to quickly devein a boiled crawfish before you pull the head from the tail.

And for those that need a quick anatomy lesson, these are the body parts of a crawfish:

So the next time you are at a boil, wow everyone with your super fast deveining skills and you can even give a Crawfish anatomy lesson.  Just tell everyone you learned how to devein your crawfish on the Ark-La-Tex Weekend! And enjoy every last tasty morsel of mudbug you can get your hands on before the season is over.


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