Full of flavor and a simple, one-pot meal. The cream balances nicely with the combination of cajun spices and smoked paprika.
Dirty Down-Home Cajun Shrimp Boil
One of the funky, backwater delights of Cajun country is a huge pot of shrimp boiled along with potatoes and corn in a ton of spicy seasonings, spilled onto a table (platters are optional), dunked in dipping sauce, and devoured with pitchers of ice-cold beer.
Instant Pot Jambalaya
The recipe spices were just right, and the rice and shrimp were perfectly cooked.
Cajun Shrimp with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce
The easiest weeknight meal with a homemade cream sauce that tastes a million times better than store-bought! ingredients 8 oz fettuccine 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups milk, or more, as needed 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 cup half and half* 1/4 cup... Continue Reading →
Jerk Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo
The best of Jamaica and New Orleans meet and mingle in this thick and hearty fusion.
Maque Choux (pronounced Mock-shoe) is creamy, rich stewed corn dish that is most certainly Cajun.
Spicy Baked Shrimp
A marinade of Cajun seasoning, soy, and honey make these roasted shrimp extra flavorful.
Spicy Southern Gumbo Stew
A New Orleans specialty, this thick Creole stew typically includes okra, tomatoes, meats and seafood. Not your traditional gumbo with a deep roux, but definitely a flavorful stew.
Un-fried Cajun Catfish
ingredients Cooking spray 1/4 cup cornmeal 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp dried basil Garlic powder, to taste Lemon pepper, to taste Cajun spice, to taste 2, 8-oz catfish fillets 1/2 tsp paprika preparation Preheat oven to 400˚F. Spray the vegetable oil over the baking sheet three times to coat. Put the cornmeal, thyme... Continue Reading →
New Orleans-Style Barbecue Shrimp
This version is based on one served by Chef Tory McPhail at the hallowed eatery Commander’s Palace. Make sure you have plenty of bread on hand to sop up the delicious sauce.
This signature Creole barbecue shrimp recipe from New Orleans is reborn with a low-fat shortcut or two.