Archive for the ‘Ethnic’ Category

The Big Easy

1 cup green olives, preferably Italian, pitted and chopped 1 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes (packed in olive oil, drained) 1 1/2 tablespoons capers 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh oregano (1 teaspoon dried) 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or other red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

Spicy Gator Etouffee Sandwich

1 pound chopped alligator tail meat 1/4 cup water Pinch of flour 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup yellow onion 1/2 cup celery, chopped 2 bay leaves 1/2 cup green onion, sliced 2 tablespoons parsley 1/2 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons parsley Garlic, as desired 1 tablespoon […]

Pan Fried Louisiana Crab Cakes

1 extra-large egg, beaten 1 tablespoon mayonnaise Salt to taste 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon curry powder 3 or 4 drops Tabasco sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery salt 1 pound fresh […]

Spicy Louisiana Baked Shrimp

1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/2 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons Cajun or Creole seasoning 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon soy sauce Pinch of cayenne pepper 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon honey Combine all ingredients except shrimp in a 9 x 13 baking dish. Add shrimp, […]

Pork Chop Jambalaya

2 pounds pork chops Salt and pepper Vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onions 3/4 cup chopped bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped celery 1 cup water 4 cups cooked rice 1 1/2 cups chopped green onion tops Put 1/4 inch vegetable oil in bottom of pot. Brown pork chops that have been seasoned to taste. Remove […]

Spicy Cajun Chicken Pasta

4 ounces linguine pasta 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 2 tablespoons butter 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 green onion, minced 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt […]

Stuffed Cajun Meat Boat

1 1/4 pounds ground beef 12 tablespoons chopped green peppers, divided 3/4 cup chopped onions, divided 3/4 cup chopped celery, divided 1/2 cup chopped green onions, divided 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce with herbs, divided 1/4 cup half-and-half 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1 tablespoon hot sauce 3 […]

South Louisiana Chicken Spaghetti

4 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 tablespoons flour 1 (4 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (4 ounce) can tomato paste Salt and pepper Meat tenderizer Accent? Season-All? Cayenne pepper 3 large onions 1/2 bunch celery 1 bunch shallots 1/4 green bell pepper 1 large can mushrooms stems and pieces 1 cup packed brown sugar 5 bay […]

Po' Boy Oyster Loaf with Garlic Butter

This "po’ boy" is made to look like a pirogue, by hollowing out the insides of a long crusty loaf until it looks like a wooden canoe plying the bayou. 48 oysters, shucked 1 cup Masa Harina? 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 loaf Italian or French bread (about […]

Pepper Shrimp

This is a dish made famous by Pascal Manale’s restaurant on Napolean Avenue in New Orleans. It was known as "Barbecued Shrimp." 5 pounds large shrimp (7 pounds with head on) 1 pound butter 1/2 cup freshly-ground black pepper Rinse and drain shrimp and place them, unpeeled, in a single layer in a large shallow […]