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Homemade Cajun & Creole Recipes

Creole for the Soul
My freezer stays stocked with crawfish tails. They’re so versatile and a staple in Cajun and Creole cuisine. As I was looking for new ways to use them, I decided to try my hand at making some egg rolls.

Cajun Crawfish Egg Rolls

My freezer stays stocked with crawfish tails. They’re so versatile and a staple in Cajun and Creole cuisine. As I was looking for new ways to use them, I decided to try my hand at making some egg rolls.

This shrimp and bacon pasta recipe is fresh, full of flavor, and low carb!

Cajun Bacon and Shrimp Pasta

This shrimp and bacon pasta recipe is fresh, full of flavor, and low carb!

Extremely moist and spicy with crispy skin, these will be the most flavorful baked chicken thighs of your life!

Cajun Buttermilk Baked Chicken

Extremely moist and spicy with crispy skin, these will be the most flavorful baked chicken thighs of your life!

Decadent, overstuffed peppers with lump crab, shrimp, and Italian sausage! It's a meal in a pepper!

Cajun Seafood Stuffed Peppers

Decadent, overstuffed peppers with lump crab, shrimp, and Italian sausage! It's a meal in a pepper!

It doesn't get more Louisiana than gumbo. While the original stew pot of gumbo derived from French and West African roots, it has become a staple dish across Louisiana's Cajun and Creole cuisines.

Cajun Seafood Gumbo

It doesn't get more Louisiana than gumbo. While the original stew pot of gumbo derived from French and West African roots, it has become a staple dish across Louisiana's Cajun and Creole cuisines.

Spicy crawfish tails smothered in a rich, buttery Creole sauce over white rice, Crawfish Étouffée is the matriarch of New Orleans cuisine.

Crawfish Etouffée

Spicy crawfish tails smothered in a rich, buttery Creole sauce over white rice, Crawfish Étouffée is the matriarch of New Orleans cuisine.

Juicy, pan fried pork chops smothered with a rich and creamy mushroom sauce. A perfect weeknight meal that's quick and easy!

Creole Smothered Pork Chops

Juicy, pan fried pork chops smothered with a rich and creamy mushroom sauce. A perfect weeknight meal that's quick and easy!

There are so many different gumbo variations, so why not add another! Fresh seafood, chicken and sausage, in a deep okra roux with the perfect amount of spice.

Creole Okra Gumbo

There are so many different gumbo variations, so why not add another! Fresh seafood, chicken and sausage, in a deep okra roux with the perfect amount of spice.

NOLA spice mixed with Greek spice, plus lemon, olive oil and garlic, makes this delicious cod come to life!

Crispy Creole Baked Cod

NOLA spice mixed with Greek spice, plus lemon, olive oil and garlic, makes this delicious cod come to life!

When I want a quick meal for dinner, I always turn to a one-skillet stir fry! It’s full of flavor, and can be made differently every time depending on what you have available in your fridge!

Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Stir Fry

When I want a quick meal for dinner, I always turn to a one-skillet stir fry! It’s full of flavor, and can be made differently every time depending on what you have available in your fridge!

Growing up, there was hardly a Monday that went by where we didn’t have red beans & rice with a side of fried chicken. It’s a tradition that predates my childhood and that Louisiana natives have held true to for centuries.

Red Beans and Rice

Growing up, there was hardly a Monday that went by where we didn’t have red beans & rice with a side of fried chicken. It’s a tradition that predates my childhood and that Louisiana natives have held true to for centuries.

Did you know that when we “barbecue” shrimp in New Orleans, it doesn’t involve any barbecue sauce or an outdoor grill?! Instead, we’re referring to sautéed shrimp in a rich brown butter sauce, spiked with Cajun spices.

NOLA BBQ Shrimp

Did you know that when we “barbecue” shrimp in New Orleans, it doesn’t involve any barbecue sauce or an outdoor grill?! Instead, we’re referring to sautéed shrimp in a rich brown butter sauce, spiked with Cajun spices.

By far one of the most popular dishes in Louisiana is the jambalaya! This one-pot delectable dish has influences of Spanish, French, African, Native American, and Caribbean cooking styles and flavors. Most people relate jambalaya to the Spanish dish paella that was brought to New Orleans by foreign explorers.

Jambalaya

By far one of the most popular dishes in Louisiana is the jambalaya! This one-pot delectable dish has influences of Spanish, French, African, Native American, and Caribbean cooking styles and flavors. Most people relate jambalaya to the Spanish dish paella that was brought to New Orleans by foreign explorers.

I love a saucy, spicy shrimp en sauce smothering.a large helping of savory cheese grits! Shrimp and Grits is the quintessential brunch favorite of the South!

Creole Shrimp & Grits

I love a saucy, spicy shrimp en sauce smothering.a large helping of savory cheese grits! Shrimp and Grits is the quintessential brunch favorite of the South!

Make this your go-to chicken recipe when you looking for a different and exciting flavor!

Blackened Lemongrass Chicken Wings

Make this your go-to chicken recipe when you looking for a different and exciting flavor!