Archive for the ‘Ethnic’ Category

Spicy Seafood Gumbo

1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 medium onions, chopped 8 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 (15 ounce) cans chicken broth 2 (28 ounce) cans chopped tomatoes 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen okra, sliced, thawed 1 pound crab claws 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon hot sauce 5 bay leaves […]

Smothered Okra

2 pounds fresh young okra 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped Salt and pepper 1 cup tomatoes, canned or fresh Wash whole okra and dry thoroughly with paper towels. Slice into 1 /8- to 1/4-inch rounds. Saut? in oil over medium heat until okra stops "stringing," stirring frequently. This […]

Smothered Cajun Potatoes

3 tablespoons oil 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes 3/4 cup onions, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced 3/4 cup chicken or beef stock 1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped Heat oil in skillet over high heat. Add potatoes, onions, salt, peppers […]

Shrimp Jambalaya

4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 pound ham, cut into strips 2 cups canned tomatoes 2 pounds shelled, deveined shrimp 3 cups water, broth or fish stock 2 cups rice Salt and pepper to taste Dash of Tabasco sauce Melt the butter in a large Dutch […]

Sausage-Shrimp Jambalaya

1 pound skinless pork link sausage 1/2 pound thick sliced bacon, cut into pieces 3 large onions, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup minced parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon thyme 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1 pound shelled shrimp 1 1/3 cups rice Fry sausage and bacon, […]

Poor Man's Jambalaya

Source: Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Kitchen 4 small whole bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon gumbo file (optional) 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 4 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups onions, chopped 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped […]

The Big Easy Jambalaya

2 tablespoons margarine 1 box chicken Rice-A-Roni 2 2/3 cups hot water 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1/2 cup diced celery 1 green bell pepper, diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 pounds fresh shelled shrimp or 1 pound country     smoked sausage, cut into bite-size pieces Melt margarine in large skillet. Add Rice-A-Roni […]

Smothered Alligator

2 pounds alligator meat 2 onions, finely chopped 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley 1 bay leaf Salt and pepper to taste Saut? onions in oil until golden brown. Add bell pepper and […]

Okra Louisiana

2 tablespoons bacon fat or oil 1 large onion, sliced into rings 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 2 cups tomatoes 1 teaspoon salt Dash of black pepper 1 teaspoon lemon juice or grated lemon rind 1 pound fresh okra, cut into 2-inch pieces 1/4 cup flour 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 cup grated cheese Heat fat […]

Louisiana Bayou Fish Fry

Catfish, trout, sac-a-lait and bass are all good cooked this way! 2 pounds fish fillets Salt Pepper Season-all 1/2 cup yellow mustard Oil 2 cups Fish Fry Cornmeal (optional) Season fish with salt, pepper, and season-all. Spread with mustard and set aside. In a fryer, heat enough oil to deep fry. Place Fish Fry or […]