Tagged with cajun

Bayona’s Crawfish Turnover

Ingredients 1 lb. crawfish tails 1 lb. cream cheese, softened 4 scallions 1 tbsp. chopped cilantro 1 tbsp. chopped tarragon 1/2 tsp. chopped garlic 1/2 tsp. curry powder 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes salt lime juice 1/2 lb. phyllo sheets 1/2 c. butter, melted 1/2 c. breadcrumbs Preparation Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roughly chop … Continue reading

Eggplant, Oyster, and Tasso Gratin

Ingredients 1 pint shucked oysters with their liquor 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup chicken stock or milk 1/2 cup cream Salt and ground black pepper Hot sauce Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and diced (about 2 cups) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 ounces … Continue reading

Brennan’s Shrimp Remoulade

Ingredients 1⁄4 cup ketchup 1⁄4 cup prepared horseradish 1⁄4 cup creole mustard, such as zatarain 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1⁄2 lemon, juice of 1⁄2 cup finely chopped green onion 1⁄4 cup finely chopped celery 1⁄4 cup finely chopped parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon paprika 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper … Continue reading

Peas in a Roux

Ingredients 1 can of petit pois peas 4 tablespoons bacon grease 4 tablespoons flour 1 large onion, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons butter Preparation Make a dark roux with the bacon grease and flour: Melt the bacon grease in a saucepan. Stir in the … Continue reading

Crawfish Bisque with Boulettes

Ingredients Boulettes 1 c. chopped onion 1 c. chopped celery 1 c. chopped green onion 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp. butter 1 lb. peeled crawfish tails 2 c. plain breadcrumbs 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. Cajun seasoning 1 tsp. hot sauce 1 egg, slightly beaten 2 tbsp. melted butter Bisque 1 c. flour … Continue reading

June Hill Robert's Red Beans and Sausage

Ingredients 1 lb. kidney beans 1 lg. onion 1 green bell pepper 2 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1 lb. hot cured sausage salt and pepper 28 oz. can diced tomatoes rice, for serving Preparation “Fast-soak” kidney beans. Chop onion, bell pepper, garlic. Drain beans, and refill pot with hot water to … Continue reading

File Gumbo

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts or 4 duck breasts 1 slice fresh (uncooked) ham, cubed or 1 pkg. andouille sausage 1 bunch celery, chopped (including leaves and stalks) 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp Tabasco sauce 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 lg. onion, chopped 1 28oz. can tomatoes 1 to 2 doz. whole … Continue reading