Recipes - Cajun & Creole Cooking
Cajun Chicken Maque Choux - Corn and tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, garlic and jalapenos, make a fabulous popular Deep South dish all on it's own, but add in a little chicken, serve over rice and you have a great main dish stew.
Deep South Dish: Cajun Chicken Maque Choux
Cajun White Beans with Rice - White beans, typically Great Northern or Navy, seasoned with the Trinity, garlic, green onion, parsley, bacon and andouille sausage, and served over white rice.
Deep South Dish: Cajun White Beans with Rice
Creole Meatball Po'boy - Meaty, garlicky, beef and pork meatballs served on po'boy or sandwich rolls, dressed with a Creole sauce made from The Trinity and tomatoes, and topped with shredded Mozzarella cheese.
Deep South Dish: Creole Meatball Po'boy
Deep South Dish: Super Easy Shortcut Shrimp Etouffée
Deep South Dish: Cajun Pastalaya - Pasta Jambalaya
Deep South Dish: Oven Baked Cajun Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Deep South Dish: Crockpot Chicken Sauce Piquante
Deep South Dish: Cajun Rice Dressing
Sweet bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, Italian sausage, rice & a Creole tomato sauce, topped with cheddar cheese or slices of Velveeta.
If you love heat, you're gonna love Shrimp Sauce Piquant. Piquant translated from French means literally "pricking" and that is what this spicy sauce piquant is meant to do, prick the tongue.
Deep South Dish: Shrimp Sauce Piquant
Crawfish, simmered in a very simple butter roux, seasoned with a basic trinity, garlic, stock and Cajun seasoning, and finished with a little fresh parsley and green onion. Serve over hot rice with fresh French bread for dipping.
Deep South Dish: Crawfish Etouffée
Fresh Gulf shrimp, cooked in a spicy Creole tomato sauce and served over a bed of hot steaming rice.
Deep South Dish: Shrimp Creole
It's easy to make Louisiana meat pies - filled with a savory blend of beef and pork. Here's how!
Deep South Dish: Louisiana Natchitoches Meat Pies
Stuffed pistolette rolls, deep fried, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and filled with a creamy shrimp or crawfish sauce. Lawdy mercy, are those good.
Deep South Dish: Baked Shrimp Stuffed Pistolettes
Authentic dirty rice usually contains gizzards & livers, or some other form of giblets, but don't fret if you don't like them. You can simply increase the beef or pork and still have a wonderful meal. Take it easy on the Cajun seasoning though - add a little, taste and adjust!
Deep South Dish: Cajun Dirty Rice
This recipe was wonderful with one note. It is intended to be made and consumed immediately. In other words, don't try to make it in advance and reheat or hold it. Instead, cook it just before you intend to serve it, and then serve it hot and direct from the oven.
Deep South Dish: Crawfish Rice Dressing
Deep South Dish: Crawfish Velveeta Fettuccine
Deep South Dish: Shrimp Casserole
Spaghetti Daube is a well loved Deep South dish and not surprising because it is such a budget stretcher. A slow braised beef, it is cooked in, then shredded & returned to a lovely Creole sauce. Serve over spaghetti noodles.