14 Favorite Cajun Recipes, Plus 5 Easy Gumbo Recipes

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

If you love Southern food and spices, then you are undoubtedly a fan of Cajun cuisine. This collection of 14 Favorite Cajun Recipes, Plus 5 Easy Gumbo Recipes comes complete with a variety of Cajun and Creole dishes that are packed with flavor and steeped in tradition.
 

Gumbo is a classic Cajun dish, but it can be quite a production to make just one batch. The easy gumbo recipes we have included come together quickly and with very little effort. Whether you enjoy chicken gumbo, shrimp gumbo, or even a delicious gumbo casserole, you are sure to find a tasty recipe to whip up.
 

No matter what type of recipe you are in the mood for, any of these spicy and flavorful recipes will fill your kitchen with the rich smells of the Cajun and Creole tradition. Even if you are unfamiliar with the flavors of Cajun cooking, you are bound to fall in love once you taste one of these awe-inspiring dishes.

14 Favorite Cajun Recipes, Plus 5 Easy Gumbo Recipes

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Easy Gumbo Recipes

Gumbo is a dish that originates in Louisiana and often consists of chicken, seafood, and a strongly flavored stock. Gumbo is thickened with a dark-colored roux, but other vegetables, such as okra, might also help to thicken the gumbo. If you desire, you can serve your gumbo over a bowl of rice.
 

Perfect Cajun Roux
 

 

Other Favorite Cajun Recipes

Here you will find over a dozen recipes, ranging from chicken to side dishes to soup recipes. You will also find rich and delicious recipes for jambalaya, a Cajun and Southern staple. You will also find unexpected and unusual recipes that are surprisingly amazing, such as Jambalaya Macaroni and Cheese and Creole Squash Cakes.
 

4-Ingredient Crispy Cajun Chicken
 

 

 


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