Crawfish Rice Dressing from Cajun Country Rice


1 and 1/2 cups uncooked Cajun Country Rice
1 lb. Louisiana crawfish tails with the fat
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of onion soup
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
4 tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
2 tsp. Cajun seasoning
2 dashes hot sauce
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 and 1/2 cups chicken broth
optional: add 1/2 lb. crabmeat

PROCEDURE: combine all ingredients in a 9x13 casserole dish. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Serves 6.