Recipe: Tony’s ‘lighten it up’ crawfish pasta with sherry cream sauce

Tony Chachere’s shares spring pasta dish that won’t rack up the fat, extra calories

SAN ANTONIO – It takes just a few minutes to make and it’s tasty without being super fatty. Chef Gaye Sandoz, of Tony Chachere’s, shares an easy Cajun pasta dish with plenty of flavor.

If you’re not a crawfish fan, you can substitute shrimp and if you’re not doing pasta, the base makes an amazing dip! Check out the recipe below.

Tony’s “lighten it up” crawfish pasta with sherry cream sauce


  • 1 pound Louisiana crawfish or shrimp, cooked
  • 1 stick light butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons Tony Chachere’s More Spice seasoning
  • Sprinkle of Tony Chachere’s No Salt seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup cream sherry
  • 3 cups angel hair pasta, cooked
  • Chopped parsley, for garnish


Melt butter over medium heat. Add flour. Cook for 3 minutes. Add green onions.

Slowly, add milk. Stir until thickened. Add seasoning, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, crawfish and sherry.

Mix in seafood and angel hair pasta. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve warm.

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