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Cajun Stew Recipes

Looking for Cajun stew recipes? Find delicious Cajun stew recipes including chicken stews, meatball stews, and more Cajun stew recipes.

New Year's Oyster Stew

New Year's Oyster Stew

New Year's Oyster Stew

My husband is a former member of the Air Force's Thunderbird team, and I developed this recipe after he invited the whole team to our house on short notice for an informal dinner. It was very easy-it was done in 45 minutes, and it turned out to be the best oyster stew I'd ever made! —Christa Scott, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

Gumbo is one of dishes that helped make the Creole-Cajun cuisine of Louisiana so famous. We live across the border in Texas and can't get enough of this traditional Cajun version featuring okra, shrimp, spicy seasonings and the holy trinity of onions, green peppers and celery. This recipe calls for seafood, but you could also use chicken, duck or sausage. —Ruth Aubey, San Antonio, Texas

Bayou Okra Sausage Stew

Bayou Okra Sausage Stew

Bayou Okra Sausage Stew

My husband and I worked on this recipe together. We make a big pot and freeze it to enjoy all winter long. We sometimes stir in sauteed shrimp for a delicious addition to this stew.
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1-2-3 Jambalaya

1-2-3 Jambalaya

1-2-3 Jambalaya

Enjoy some Creole comfort the quick and easy way with this Johnsonville creation. Using your favorite Jambalaya rice and Creole seasoning, add in some succulent shrimp, olive oil, tomatoes and hot pepper sauce to get the celebration started. Add Johnsonville?s Andouille Dinner Sausage to bring everything together for a truly authentic taste experience. Taking a trip to the Big Easy has never been so simple! Provided by The Kitchen at Johnsonville Sausage

Okra and Butter Bean Stew

Okra and Butter Bean Stew

Okra and Butter Bean Stew

This stew is adapted from my mom's down-home Louisiana recipe, and it turns okra-haters into okra-lovers. Guaranteed. —Kaya Mack, Wichita Falls, Texas

Low Country Boil

Low Country Boil

Low Country Boil

Ideal for camping and relaxing trips to the beach, this crowd-pleasing recipe includes a combination of shrimp, crab, sausage, corn and potatoes. —Mageswari Elagupillai, Victorville, California

Spiced Shrimp Boil

Spiced Shrimp Boil

Spiced Shrimp Boil

With her shrimp already thawed, Norma Reynolds realized she had no spices and created this simply impressive, healthy recipe on the spot one night! “Now a family favorite,” she laughs from Overland Park, Kansas, “friends will furnish the shrimp just to have me cook it this way.”

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

This is one of my husband's favorites, and he's a picky eater, so you know it's good! Some folks are surprised how well chicken and shrimp complement each other.

Crab 'n' Shrimp Gumbo

Crab 'n' Shrimp Gumbo

Crab 'n' Shrimp Gumbo

I found this recipe in a magazine over 30 years ago. I change it from time to time to suit our tastes.—La Vonne Vrooman, Dothan, Alabama

Ground Chicken Gumbo

Ground Chicken Gumbo

Ground Chicken Gumbo

You can substitute ground turkey or pork in this recipe.

Southern Okra Bean Stew

Southern Okra Bean Stew

Southern Okra Bean Stew

When this spicy stew's simmering on the stove, Beverly McDowell's family has a hard time waiting for dinner. "It's much like a thick tomato-based soup with a hearty mix of okra, brown rice and beans," she writes from Athens, Georgia. "Everyone leaves the table feeling satisfied...and eager to have it again soon."
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