Creole food

Alligator and White Beans Yields: about 6 servings Ingredients 1 pound dried white beans* 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided 1 pound alligator tail meat, cut into ¼-inch cubes 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 onion, diced 3 stalks celery, finely diced 1 red bell pepper, halved, […]

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1 onion, chopped 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 6 large Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick 2 teaspoons garlic salt 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 2 (8-ounce) packages shredded Mexican cheese blend 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 pound crawfish tails Click here for directions

Ingredients 1/2 cup peanut oil, or other vegetable oil 1/2 cup flour 1 green pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 Tbsp Cajun seasoning 1 quart shellfish* or chicken stock, plus 1 cup water 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 8-12 ounces smoked andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch thick […]

Ingredients  1 (4-pound) pork roast Water, for braising and boiling 1 pound pork liver 2 cups Louisiana long grain white rice, such as Supreme 2 large yellow onions, diced 6 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 4 tablespoons Cajun seasoning 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper 1 cup diced green onion tops Kosher salt and freshly ground […]

HOMEMADE CRAWFISH BREAD INGREDIENTS 2 pound crawfish tail meat, peeled, cleaned and deveined 1/2 stick butter 1 clove garlic, minced 3/4 cup chopped and drained ripe tomatoes 2 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 3/4 cup Monterey Jack Cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 loaf French bread DIRECTIONS Preheat the […]

Ingredients Butter, for greasing pan and ramekins 1½ cups sugar, divided 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch ground nutmeg 3 large eggs 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 cups New Orleans French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (see note) 1/3 cup raisins 9 large egg whites, at room temperature ¼ teaspoon cream […]

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound spicy andouille (or smoked) sausage, sliced 8 chicken tenderloins (or 2 skinless/boneless chicken breasts), cut into bite-size pieces Salt Pepper 3 celery stalks, finely diced 1 large onion, finely diced 1 large bell pepper, finely diced 2 bay leaves ½ teaspoon Creole seasoning ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 […]

Ingredients  6 green Bell Peppers (for stuffing) 2 lbs. Ground Beef 2 lb. Shrimp, chopped (uncooked) 1 lb. lump Crab Meat 2 stalks Celery, chopped 2 Onions, chopped 1 Bell Pepper, chopped 2 Tbsp. fresh or dried Parsley 4 cloves Garlic, chopped Black Pepper to taste Cajun Seasoning to taste Cayenne Pepper to taste (optional) […]

Ingredients 1 pound pizza dough (refrigerated, frozen & thawed, or homemade all work!) 1 package Louisiana Creole Imagine® Culinary Simmer Sauce 1/2 pound peeled jumbo shrimp 2 andouille sausage links, sliced (about 1 cup; substitute chorizo or other smoked sausage) 1/3 pound mozzarella cheese, sliced Optional additional toppings/garnishes: sliced bell peppers, diced fresh tomatoes, crushed […]

Ingredients 2 teaspoon paprika 3 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 pounds extra large or jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 large cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons water 3 scallions, white and green […]

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 […]