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Cajun food

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Jambalaya Recipe - Chili Pepper Madness

This jambalaya recipe is loaded with chicken, andouille sausage, and lots of shrimp with plenty of spices, so comforting and easy to make all in one pot.

Boudin Dip! This Louisiana-inspired Boudin dip is baked hot and bubbly with spicy Boudin Cajun sausage, a mix of cheeses, and sour cream. Perfect for parties or game day! | HomemadeHooplah.com

Boudin Dip! This Louisiana-inspired Boudin dip is baked hot and bubbly with spicy Boudin Cajun sausage, a mix of cheeses, and sour cream. Perfect for parties or game day! | HomemadeHooplah.com

Cajun Chicken and Sausage Gumbo - Recipe

This Cajun chicken and sausage gumbo recipe is made with a rich and comforting roux, loads of chicken, andouille sausage, and plenty of Cajun seasoning.

Shrimp Etouffee

This Shrimp Étouffée recipe is full of fresh veggies and shrimp, slow-simmered with a cajun sauce until tender. Serve with rice to sop up all the sauce!

This collection of authentic Cajun and Creole Recipes will give you a great taste of classic Louisiana fare.

2 · This collection of authentic Cajun and Creole Recipes will give you a great taste of classic Louisiana fare. For starters, try this easy homemade Creole seasoning:

Ingredients

Produce
  • 2 tbsp Basil
  • 3 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp Onion powder
  • 2 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • 2 tbsp Thyme
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Cayenne
  • 1 tbsp Granulated or sea salt
  • 6 tbsp Paprika
Get a taste of Louisiana with these New Orleans recipes! From gumbo to jambalaya to red beans and rice, these classic dishes are full of flavor, spice, and deliciousness.

6 · Get a taste of Louisiana with these New Orleans recipes! From gumbo to jambalaya to red beans and rice, these classic dishes are full of flavor, spice, and deliciousness.

Ingredients

Seafood
  • 1 Crawfish beignets
  • 1 Orleans barbecue shrimp, New
  • 1 Shrimp po'boy
Produce
  • 1 Bananas foster
  • 1 Brabant potatoes
  • 1 Corn maque choux
  • 1 Okra, Fried
  • 1 Popeye's french fries
Breakfast Foods
  • 1 Orleans grillades and grits, New
Canned Goods
  • 1 Orleans gumbo, New
Condiments
  • 1 French quarter cheese spread
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 Beans and rice, Red
  • 1 Dirty rice
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Cornbread, Sweet
  • 1 Orleans beignets, New
  • 1 Orleans chocolate bourbon pecan pie, New
  • 1 Orleans french bread, New
  • 1 Orleans king cake, New
  • 1 Orleans po'boy rolls, New
  • 1 Popeye's biscuits
Frozen
  • 1 Jambalaya
Desserts
  • 1 Orleans pralines, New
Deli
  • 1 Orleans baked mac and cheese, New
Other
  • New Orleans Hurricane Cocktail
  • New Orleans Muffuletta
Creamy Cajun Chicken via @cookinwithmima

2 · 25 minutes · Creamy and easy, this Creamy Cajun Chicken is a delicious pan-fried recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to make! Smothered with a thick and delicious creamy cajun flavored sauce, this is the perfect weeknight meal.

Ingredients

Meat
  • 2 Chicken breasts, large
Produce
  • 3 tbsp Chipotle pepper
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano, dry
  • 1/4 cup Sundried tomato
Canned Goods
  • 3/4 cup Chicken broth, low sodium
Baking & Spices
  • 3 tbsp All purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
Dairy
  • 1 cup Half and half
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
This is an amazingly simple recipe considering the depth of flavor it delivers. Cajun Smothered Green Beans with Potatoes is one of the most popular side dishes in South Louisiana. Green Beans, potatoes and ham flavored with bacon, onions, garlic and spices, all smothered in rich stock. Simmered slowly for about an hour, this recipe brings out the best in comfort food, and that's a lot of good.

30 · 50 minutes · This is an amazingly simple recipe considering the depth of flavor it delivers. Cajun Smothered Green Beans with Potatoes is one of the most popular side dishes in South Louisiana. Green Beans, potatoes and ham flavored with bacon, onions, garlic and spices, all smothered in rich stock. Simmered slowly for about an hour, this recipe brings out the best in comfort food, and that's a lot of good.

Ingredients

Meat
  • 4 slices Bacon, smoked
  • 1/2 lb Ham
Produce
  • 2 tbsp Garlic
  • 8 cups Green beans, fresh or frozen
  • 3 cups Yellow onion
Canned Goods
  • 3 cups Chicken stock
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp Ap flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Black pepper, ground
  • 1 tbsp Creole seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
Other
  • 2 ½ cups white or red potatoes (cut into halves or quarters; 6 to 8 potatoes. (See Recipe Notes))
This Pastalaya Recipe is a Cajun favorite! A change up from Jambalaya, using pasta instead of rice, this pastalaya recipe has all the tastes of a Jambalaya! Chicken, pork, smoked sausage and pasta with Cajun seasonings. Comfort food at it's best - Pastalaya.

42 · Pastalaya is a Cajun recipe, originating from the traditional Jambalaya, replacing the rice with Pasta. This Pastalaya recipe is a hearty comfort food that will have you reaching for more!

Ingredients

Meat
  • 1 steak or roast cut into cubes 1 cup pork
  • 3 Bacon, Thick Cut Slices
  • 1 Chicken breast, cut into 1" cubes
  • 2 Chicken thighs, cut into 1" cubes, Skinless boneless
  • 1 lb Sausage, Smoked
Produce
  • 2 Celery stalks
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Green bell pepper
  • 3 Green onions
  • 1 Onion, Large yellow
  • 3 Sprigs Thyme, Fresh
Canned Goods
  • 1 1/2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 (10oz) Can Cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10oz) Can Cream of mushroom soup
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 lb Pasta
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Creole seasoning
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water
Other
  • 1 Tablespoon Kitchen Bouquet
  • 1 (10oz) Can Of rotel

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This easy one-pot Cajun Shrimp and Rice dish is packed with flavor and on the table in about 30 minutes! Delicious and slimming friendly with minor modifications.
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One Pot Red Beans & Rice
This Authentic New Orleans Gumbo is made with a dark roux, vegetables, chicken, sausage, and shrimp, and served over rice. This is a beloved recipe shared with me by a native New Orleanian.