CRAB BALLS INGREDIENTS: 2 lb. lump crab Canola oil (enough to fill skillet quarter way up + 2 tbsp.) ¾ cup finely diced red bell peppers ½  cup finely diced red onions 1 cup cooked and cooled corn ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro 2 beaten eggs 1 cup crushed crackers (I used Ritz) 2 […]

Ingredients 2 lbs Smoked Sausage, chopped in bite size pieces 4 Chicken Breast, diced 1 lb baked Ham, chopped 3 medium Onions, chopped 1 bunch Green Onions, chopped 2 TBSP minced jarred Garlic 1 tsp dried Thyme 1 tsp dried Basil 1 TBSP Black Pepper 1/2 TBSP White Pepper 1/2 TBSP Red Pepper Flakes 5 […]

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta Ingredients 1/2 – 3/4 lb cooked fettuccine 2 TBS olive oil 1 lb peeled, deveined raw large shrimp 1 TBS plus 2 tsp Essence seasoning (recipe below – I think you can buy this, too.) 1 1/2 hot linked or smoked turkey sausages, sliced and quartered (I use Butterball) 1/2 […]

Ingredients Original recipe makes 4 servingsChange Servings 2 tablespoons butter 8 ounces andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices 2 tablespoons ground paprika 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 1 large green bell pepper, diced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 cup uncooked brown rice 3 cups chicken stock 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined […]

Igredients  1 (3 to 4 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces 2 pound smoked sausage, sliced 3 green bell peppers, diced 2 onions, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes Click here for the rest of the recipe

4 large eggs 3 pounds small, raw peeled Louisiana shrimp 1 jar (16 oz) of Creole mustard (substitute: spicy brown mustard) 1 jar (5.25 oz) of Zatarains prepared horseradish (substitute: any prepared horseradish) 1 cup canola oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup yellow onions, diced small 1 cup green bell pepper, diced small 1 cup celery, diced small […]

Ingredients  2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons Creole-style seasoning 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ground cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached 4 cups oil for frying BUFFALO SAUCE: 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 6 ounces hot pepper sauce 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper Or you can use […]

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2/3 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup flour 1 1/2 cups of chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper 1 lb. smoked sausage or andouille, diced 6 cups or 3, 15 oz. cans of cooked black-eyed peas 2 quarts chicken broth 1/4 cup chopped green onions 3 Tbsp.  Cajun SeasoningMake a roux by combining oil and […]

2 unbaked pie crusts 1/2 stick butter 1 small onion, chopped fine 2 ribs celery, chopped fine 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped fine 2 lb. crawfish tails 1 can cream of mushroom soup 2 tsp. of Cajun Seasoning Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 1 unbaked pie crust in bottom of 9-inch pie dish and […]