Purging Crawfish to Decrease Gut Contents

Effectiveness of Purging Crawfish

Is Purging Crawfish in a Saltwater Bath a Myth?

One of the more common discussions we have with guests at Orleans Seafood Kitchen related to crawfish is the widely held opinion that soaking crawfish in a saltwater bath, prior to cooking, purges the gut content. This practice is so widely held as truth that it is almost imaginable that this procedure could actually be a myth. Recently, LSU did a study to test this concept. They washed one test set of crawfish in freshwater, another in saltwater and yet another remained unwashed. The washed crawfish had less exterior debris because the life crawfish rubbed against each other in the close quarters of their bath, which made for a cleaner crawfish in the boiling pot, but the bath did little in either case to reduce the gut content. Though not a wide practice, some commercial crawfish farms, will soak the crawfish away from their food source for 24 hours to purge the gut, but the saltwater bath theory has turned out to be nothing more than a myth perpetuated over the years… as far back as the 1800s and over the course of crawfish fans cooking nearly 100 million pounds of commercially available Louisiana crawfish.

Read the Full Study: Effectiveness of a Saltwater Bath in Purging Crawfish
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/portals/communications/publications/agmag/archive/2014/winter/effectiveness-of-a-saltwater-bath-in-purging-crawfish

Celebrating 9 Years of Orleans Seafood Kitchen

Celebrate Orleans Seafood Kitchen 9 Year AnniversaryJoin us at Orleans Seafood Kitchen for our 9 Year Anniversary celebration! Zydeco Music 6-10pm! Boiled Crawfish $4.99 lb (2lb Min.) – Seafood Boil $34.99 (2lbs of Crawfish, 1lb of Snow Crabs & 8 Boiled Shrimp) – All Signature Frozen Drinks $4.50 – Domestic Longnecks $2.00! Specials valid all day on April 27, 2017 while supplies last.

Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Orleans Seafood Kitchen

Come join us on March 5th and enjoy our Fat Tuesday specials including $2.50 Domestic Bottle Beer, All Signature Frozen Drinks $5.00, and a Live Band from 6-10PM. Specials are valid all day only on March 5th.

Get Orleans Seafood Kitchen Delivered to You with Waitr!

Order Orleans Seafood Kitchen Delivery - Waitr AppHave a craving for our Cajun food but don’t have the time to stop by the restaurant? Now you can get your favorites from Orleans Seafood Kitchen delivered straight to your home or office with the Waitr Food Delivery App!

Waitr let’s you eat when you want, where you want and with who you want and includes a user-friendly interface to make the ordering process easy. Payment is hassle-free and group ordering is also supported. To learn more, visit the Waitr website today.

Mobile Usersclick here to download the Waitr App!

No Peeking Promotion Holiday Giveaway

No Peeking Promotion - Orleans Seafood Kitchen Holiday Giveaway
Come in to Orleans Seafood Kitchen to join in on the No Peeking Promotion going on now! To participate in the Holiday Giveaway, ask for the sealed envelope from our cashier in the month of December. Come back to us January 1st through January 31st and bring the unopened envelope to claim one of the great secret prizes! Prizes include $5 Off Next Meal, Buy 1 Get 1 Free Entree, $100 Gift Card, Free Appetizer, and Free Dessert!

Envelope must be opened in front of an Orleans Seafood Kitchen employee to be valid. Some restrictions may apply. May not be combined with any other offers. One envelope per table, Dine-in only please. Valid January 1st – January 31st, 2017.

If you have any questions, you can reach us at (281) 646-0700 or our contact page. Stop by soon to get your envelope!

Easy Holiday Shopping For You

Easy Holiday Shopping For You - Orleans Seafood Kitchen

Give more, get more! Receive a $5 Gift Card for every $25 Gift Card purchased! Available for purchase in-store only.

Take Home a Cajun Fried Turkey

Take Home a Cajun Fried Turkey and Pecan Pie - Orleans Seafood Kitchen
Reserve your Thanksgiving Turkey while supplies last! $54.99 ea. | Order by November 21st. Our Cajun Fried Turkeys average between 12-14 lbs. Availability is limited. Add a Pecan Pie to your order for just $10 more! Call us now at 281-646-0700 or contact us.

Have other catering needs for the holidays? Visit our catering page for more information on our other offers.

Orleans Seafood Kitchen gets Community Impact write-up

Orleans Seafood Kitchen, a Katy cajun seafood restaurant, was featured in an article by the Community Impact newspaper. The article, written by Carrie Taylor, contains insight into Orleans’ origins as well as information about the restaurant itself.

For more information, you can read the article by clicking here. Also, you can find more information about Orleans Seafood Kitchen by visiting our About or Menu pages. Got questions or comments? Head over to our Contact page to get in touch with us.

The State of Shrimping

The State of Shrimping
“The State of Shrimping” is an interesting look into the Galveston Bay shrimping industry. At Orleans Seafood Kitchen, we proudly serve freshly caught Gulf Coast shrimp. We stay far away from the farm-raised shrimp from Asia which is often contaminated with bacteria. Let us know what you think about the state of shrimping and help support this Gulf Coast tradition by stopping by and enjoying some fresh Bay shrimp!

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