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Cajun Dinner Recipes

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Catfish Cakes

Catfish Cakes

Catfish Cakes

These cakes are crispy on the outside and moist and flavorful on the inside—a real treat! I like to serve them with hush puppies and coleslaw. I developed the recipe to put to good use all the catfish we catch at our lake cabin. —Jan Campbell, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Greek Grilled Catfish

Greek Grilled Catfish

Greek Grilled Catfish

Temperatures here on the Gulf Coast are moderate in winter, so we enjoy grilling out all year. My husband, Larry, came up with this recipe by experimenting. Our whole family likes the unique taste of this dish. —Rita Futral, Ocean Spring, Mississippi

Lime Broiled Catfish

Lime Broiled Catfish

Lime Broiled Catfish

To serve a reduced-calorie dish that is ready in about 15 minutes. I came up with this fast simple recipe. I think the lime juice adds a different fresh flavor to the mild taste of the fish. —Nick Nicholson, Clarksdale, Mississippi
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Louisiana Chicken

Louisiana Chicken

Louisiana Chicken

Green peppers and mint add a surprise to this Southern-style recipe. A roasting bag keeps the chicken moist and flavorful.—Jill Werle, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Turkey with Corn Bread Dressing

Turkey with Corn Bread Dressing

Turkey with Corn Bread Dressing

Nothing gets family hanging around the kitchen like the aroma of a turkey stuffed with savory dressing roasting in the oven. Drizzled with hot gravy, it tastes even better than it smells!

Heavenly Crab Cakes

Heavenly Crab Cakes

Heavenly Crab Cakes

When I switched to a low-fat diet, I thought I'd never be able to eat crab cakes again. But then I found this recipe. Now I can enjoy these little patties of paradise…without any guilt! —Laura Letobar, Livonia, Michigan

Cajun Chicken Linguine

Cajun Chicken Linguine

Cajun Chicken Linguine

Our pasta began as a special, but due to its overwhelming popularity, we made it a permanent part of our menu. In the 9 years we've been open, we have become a favorite restaurant with locals and travelers alike because our food is not typical hotel fare.—Monroe Street Grille, Tallahassee, Florida

Creole Skillet Dinner

Creole Skillet Dinner

Creole Skillet Dinner

While living in Canada, I sampled this colorful dish at a neighbor's. The following Christmas, I served it instead of my traditional turkey, and I received numerous compliments on it. I frequently substitute shrimp or sausage for the chicken...or add all three. -Bonnie Brann, Pasco, Washington

Red Beans and Sausage

Red Beans and Sausage

Red Beans and Sausage

Turkey sausage, beans and a zesty blend of spices make this a deliciously unique meal.—Cathy Webster, Morris, Illinois

Ham, Red beans and Rice

Ham, Red beans and Rice

Ham, Red beans and Rice

Adding ham to the classic dish of red beans and rice was an experiment which turned out wonderful. The spices are great!—Vanita Davis, Camden, Arkansas

Creole-Stuffed Turkey

Creole-Stuffed Turkey

Creole-Stuffed Turkey

Trying out new recipes is such a "passion" of mine that my husband sometimes will ask to have something for dinner that he's actually seen before! My Creole-Stuffed Turkey originated when my sister from Texas and her family—who love Southern cooking—were here one Thanksgiving. Everyone kept coming back for another serving...and we ended up stuffed, too.
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