Cajun

You can enjoy the zesty flavors of Cajun recipes at home. Browse our Cajun cuisine for potluck ideas for a crowd and classic and healthy Cajun dishes.

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      How to Make Pain Perdu, with Leigh Ann Chatagnier

      This cookbook author found her love of food in Louisiana—and now she's sharing her favorite Cajun brunch recipe.

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      70 of the Best Recipes for Mardi Gras

      Get a taste of the Big Easy with the best recipes for Mardi Gras. Whether it's king cake, beignets or...


      Sheet-Pan Jambalaya with Cauliflower Rice

      1 review

      Sheet-pan dinners are a busy cook's dream with quick prep and easy cleanup. This sheet-pan jambalaya is a healthy twist...


      Muffuletta Wellingtons

      This recipe is inspired by the muffuletta, a sandwich originating in New Orleans made with deli meat and olive salad....


      Muffuletta

      Muffuletta, which originated in New Orleans, is named after the round, crusty Sicilian loaf of bread it's traditionally served on....

      New Orleans-Style Stewed Chicken

      2 reviews

      This New Orleans stewed chicken is like a gumbo but with far less liquid and bigger pieces of meat. Don't...


      Dutch Oven Red Beans and Rice

      11 reviews

      This Dutch oven red beans and rice recipe is a great one-pot meal. It's one of my husband's favorites and...


      Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika

      Smoked paprika gives this air-fryer okra even more roasty oomph. When you want to cook okra without frying it, roast...


      What’s the Difference Between Cajun and Creole Food?

      Confused about the difference between Cajun and Creole food? This is a crash course in Louisiana's most famous cuisines.


      Pressure-Cooker Jambalaya Risotto

      1 review

      I love making this pressure-cooker jambalaya, especially when entertaining. The risotto makes it creamy and delicious. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North...

      Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

      1 review

      This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...


      15 Smoky Andouille Sausage Recipes

      You don't need to go to The Big Easy to enjoy these Cajun-inspired andouille sausage recipes.


      Easy Jambalaya

      1 review

      I brought this easy jambalaya to a Sunday potluck and it was quickly gobbled up. When friends asked me for...


      Cheesy Cajun Shrimp and Grits

      1 review

      I was born and raised in the South. A few years ago I moved to Pennsylvania, where good Southern comfort...


      Air-Fryer Nashville Hot Chicken

      7 reviews

      I live in Tennessee and absolutely love our state's famous Nashville hot chicken. To make cooking it easier, I thought...

      Air-Fryer Shrimp Po’Boys

      2 reviews

      My husband loves crispy coconut shrimp and po'boys, so I combined them with a spicy remoulade and voila! This air-fryer...


      Shrimp and Cucumber Canapes

      These cute stacks really stand out in a holiday appetizer buffet. Tasty, cool and crunchy, they come together in a...


      Slow-Cooker Jambalaya Risotto

      1 review

      I love risotto, but I don't always love the time and stirring it takes to get the creamy goodness. I...


      Pressure-Cooker Red Beans and Rice

      2 reviews

      My family loves New Orleans-style cooking, so I make this dish often. I appreciate how simple it is, and the...


      Pressure-Cooker Cajun-Style Beans and Sausage

      3 reviews

      Beans and rice make the perfect meal because they're well-balanced, an excellent source of protein, and easy to prepare. Sausage...


      50 Southern Side Dish Recipes

      Buttery corn, smothered green beans and fluffy buttermilk biscuits shine high in this collection of southern side-dish recipes.


      Turkey Shrimp Gumbo

      This slimmed-down version of gumbo tastes just as hearty as the classic version. —Michael Williams, Westfield, New York


      20 Bojangles’ Copycat Recipes

      Enjoy Bojangles' famous southern-style cuisine whenever you want with these copycat recipes.

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      Spicy Cinnamon Popcorn

      Plain popcorn never made movie night history. Try this cinnamon-spiced version with a little kick in every bite. —Mary Relyea,...


      Cajun Grilled Shrimp

      The kicked-up marinade on these shrimp makes this a flavor-packed dish. Serve over rice, and make sure to squeeze those...


      Foil-Packet Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

      5 reviews

      This hearty, satisfying dinner has all the flavors of an authentic jambalaya with little effort. The foil packets can be...


      Spicy Cajun Potato Salad

      7 reviews

      Here in Louisiana we have a lot of get-togethers, and if you want your dish to be chosen over all...


      Broccoli-Cheese Cornbread

      2 reviews

      This moist corn bread, which relies on convenient muffin mix and frozen broccoli, is a breeze to whip up anytime....


      Ham ‘n’ Cheddar Cornbread

      2 reviews

      This layered corn bread "sandwich" baked in the oven is a great accompaniment for steaming soup and a salad.—Christa Habegger,...