This recipe is from a local fire station. I first heard about it on a local cooking show and then found it in the recipe book that was published. It is a quick and easy way to serve etouffee and needs little attention such as before or after the Mardi Gras parade. Crawfish cornbread goes great with it also. My crockpot is also a fryer and this works great for Mardi Gras to keep it warm. If it thickens too much, just add a little water or milk.