Archive for the ‘Ethnic’ Category

Grillades and Jalapeno Grits

1 pound round steak 1/2 pound fresh tomatoes 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon cayenne 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large onion, sliced thin 1 large bell pepper, chopped Hot pepper sauce, to taste Cut round steak into serving pieces and season with salt, pepper and flour. Add […]

Hot Cabbage Creole

2 slices bacon 1 large onion, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes, chopped (reserve juice) 1 head cabbage, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Cayenne pepper 1/3 cup vinegar Cut up bacon and fry in large pan. Add onion and green pepper and saut? with bacon. Add […]

Jambalaya Spaghetti Sauce

2 tablespoons butter 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken 1 cup cooked shrimp 1 cup cooked sausage pieces 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes and liquid 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce Salt 1/2 […]


Source: The Frugal Gourmet – Jeff Smith 2 ham hocks 4 carrots, chopped 1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 (3 pound) chicken, cleaned 2 bay leaves 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 5 green onions, chopped 1 (28 […]

Ham Gumbo

2 cups cooked ham, diced 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup chopped onion 1 (10 ounce) package sliced okra 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup uncooked rice Combine all ingredients except rice in a […]

Everyday Gumbo

1 1/2 cups crab meat 2 pounds shrimp, in shells 3 quarts water 2 bay leaves 2 slices lemon 2 slices onion Salt Red and black pepper Parsley 2 pounds okra, sliced 6 tablespoons bacon grease, divided 4 tomatoes, peeled and chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 2 green bell peppers, finely chopped 2 red pepper […]

Downright Easy Jambalaya

1 package Zatarain’s dirty rice mix 1 onion, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 chicken breasts 1/2 pound smoked sausage 1 (8 ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained Cook the rice according to package directions. This is best done in a rice cooker, but a microwave is […]

Grillades and Garlic Cheese Grits

Source: Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Grillades and grits are a Louisiana brunch tradition. If you have not tried them, you are in for a treat. 3/4 pound lean, boneless flank steak 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt […]

Fried Alligator

1 pound alligator meat 1 can beer 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon Season-All 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Cornmeal Vegetable oil Slice meat into finger-size strips. Mix beer, flour, Season-All, salt and pepper to form a batter. Coat alligator meat with batter, and dredge with cornmeal. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. […]

Creole Tomato Pie

4 large Creole tomatoes*, peeled and sliced 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 16 ounces assorted white shredded cheese 1 cup flour 1/2 cup (1 stick) soft butter 1 bunch scallions, chopped 1 pound bacon, fried crisp 16 ounces assorted yellow shredded cheese 1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese For crust mix flour, Cheddar cheese and butter. Press […]