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John Besh’s Shrimp Creole
This Shrimp Creole has Vietnamese influences; it’s spicy and sweet and full of herbs and flavor.
Basic Louisiana Rice
This recipe will work with most long-grain rices, including Popcorn Rice. Save some of the fat skimmed from your chicken stock to perfume the rice with many wonderful flavors.
Stewed Okra and Tomatoes
This classic New Orleans dish combines okra and tomatoes to bring out the best flavors of each.
New Orleans Red Beans and Rice
Time is the key to making successful red beans: they need to cook slowly and well.
Simple Shrimp Creole
This simple recipe uses the “holy trinity” of Creole cooking to create a healthy and quick meal.
Chicken Maque Choux
A Cajun-country side dish gets a tasty make-over with the addition of spice-rubbed chicken.
Shrimp Po' Boy from Kikkoman
A Louisiana favorite, Shrimp Po’ Boys are topped with a spicy remoulade sauce.
Black Bean and Sausage Bake
Similar to black bean soup but with a thicker consistency, this casserole is loaded with sausage and may be served over rice or with cornbread.
Margarita Seafood Salad
Wow your guests by serving this salad in margarita glasses with salted rims. If you are familiar with the Spanish dish seviche, you will love this adaptation for its pungent lime flavor and appetizing texture.
Black Bean Hummus
Hummus is usually prepared with chickpeas, but this version, made with black beans, has a nice Creole-style flavor and color.
Jambalaya for a Crowd
Whether due to its blend of seasonings, its warm and filling nature, or its relatively inexpensive ingredients, jambalaya is a popular dish for serving a crowd. On game day, at festivals, or at large family gatherings, jambalaya often makes an appearance and can always be relied on to please the crowd.