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Cajun Dinner Recipes

Looking for Cajun dinner recipes? Find delicious Cajun dinner recipes including chicken recipes, Cajun shrimp, and more Cajun dinner recipes.

Quick & Easy New Orleans Shrimp

Quick & Easy New Orleans Shrimp

Quick & Easy New Orleans Shrimp

I’ve simplified my mom's Shrimp Creole—she made it for us growing up. Now it's effortless comfort food I make for my own family. —Crystal Milne, Urbana, Illinois

Shrimp & Crab Casserole

Shrimp & Crab Casserole

Shrimp & Crab Casserole

This is a quick and easy recipe that is truly delicious. The melt in your mouth flavors and different textures are comforting yet elegant. This is a great make-ahead dish, too. Just assemble, cover and refrigerate, than bake when ready.

Healthy Hoppin' John

Healthy Hoppin' John

Healthy Hoppin' John

We love Hoppin' John, but I wanted to add a healthier version to my holiday cooking repertoire. I developed this new (and faster) version for those of us who need to start the New Year on a healthier note. I like to mix my chopped green onions in with the cooked hot rice before serving. —Debra Keil, Owasso, Oklahoma
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Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

My family loves pasta, so I decided to get in the kitchen and come up with my own chicken pasta. This recipe is quick and simple to make, and it tastes so good, they all go back for seconds. I serve it with a tossed salad and garlic bread. —Kim Weishuhn, Pensacola, Florida

Carolina Shrimp & Cheddar Grits

Carolina Shrimp & Cheddar Grits

Carolina Shrimp & Cheddar Grits

Shrimp and grits are a house favorite, if only we could agree on a recipe. I stirred things up with cheddar and Cajun seasoning to find a winner. —Charlotte Price, Raleigh, North Carolina

Jamaican Chicken with Couscous

Jamaican Chicken with Couscous

Jamaican Chicken with Couscous

“Fantabulous” is a word I reserve for fantastic dishes like this jerk-seasoned chicken. It’s a mouth full of yum. —Joni Hilton, Rocklin, California

Herbed Cornmeal Crab Cakes

Herbed Cornmeal Crab Cakes

Herbed Cornmeal Crab Cakes

“I created these crispy crab cakes to include some of the fresh herbs from my garden. My husband loves them and requests them quite often.” –Audrey Collins, Columbus, Georgia

Champagne Cajun Tilapia

Champagne Cajun Tilapia

Champagne Cajun Tilapia

We think the champagne dressing in this recipe is yummy on almost anything, but it’s excellent with this lovely fish. The tilapia is perfect in tacos, too! —Bernadette Bennett, Waco, TX

Cajun Shrimp Linguine

Cajun Shrimp Linguine

Cajun Shrimp Linguine

“I came up with this lighter version of a restaurant favorite by adding more vegetables and less oil,” writes Trisha Kruse from Eagle, Idaho. “It has lots of zip and a bit of richness from the sprinkling of cheese.”

Crab Cakes with Fresh Lemon

Crab Cakes with Fresh Lemon

Crab Cakes with Fresh Lemon

Fresh lemons and lemon juice bring out all the great flavors in these crispy crab cakes. But be careful not to overcook or they'll be dry, instead of moist and delicate. Edie DeSpain - Logan, Utah

Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper

Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper

Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper

"I found the recipe for Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper several years ago while living in Corpus Christie.It's often requested when guests visit and sure comes in handy when the boys come home with a great catch."—Windy Byrd, Sweeny, Texas
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