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large white casserole dish of shrimp creole garnished with sliced green onions

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp creole is a popular dish in Louisiana made with shrimp, diced tomatoes, vegetables and served over cooked white rice. While attending a food bloggers’ conference in New Orleans many years ago, someone in the audience asked a panelist what the difference was between Cajun and Creole cooking. The panelist’s […]

Three crab stuffed shrimp and a fork on a teal plate.

Crab Stuffed Shrimp

Crab stuffed shrimp are a tasty appetizer that can be made ahead of time. Jump butterflied shrimp are stuffed with a mix of crab and veggies. These little crab stuffed shrimp look so elegant perched on a platter and served as an hors d’oeuvre. Everything can be made ahead of […]

Spicy Shrimp on Fried Grit Cakes

Spicy marinated shrimp served with a cool and creamy sauce over fried grit cakes will liven up any menu. It’s perfect for an appetizer or an entrée. Shrimp and grits is a very popular dish in the South, especially along the coastal areas where fresh shrimp are so plentiful. Creamy […]

overhead shot of a hand taking a chip from a large blue platter of shrimp nachos

Shrimp Nachos

Shrimp nachos are loaded with spicy succulent shrimp, creamy chili cheese sauce, black beans, diced tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro. I don’t make nachos enough. I’m not sure why. Chips are the only real requirement, which means you can go crazy with the toppings. Not to mention it’s a complete meal […]

cooked Cajun shrimp laying on a bed of rice garnished with green onions in a blue bowl.

Cajun Shrimp and Rice [Shrimp Delicate]

Cajun shrimp and rice, also known as shrimp delicate, is a savory shrimp dish served with a rich velvety gravy over rice. About a year or so ago, a reader left a nice comment on my post for Crawfish Cornbread with Gravy. He asked if I had ever heard of […]