Cooking Louisiana - Traditional Recipes using Seafood

Seafood dishes abound in South Louisiana and methods are as many as you can imagine. Below is a collection of the traditional Cajun and Creole recipes us Cajuns have cooked for years.

Click on the Main Ingredient below or scroll down to pick the recipe you're looking for. To see the "Modern" recipes click here.

Crawfish Shrimp Alligator
Crab Oysters Turtle
Fish Frog Legs  


Crawfish Etouffee
Crawfish Turnovers
Boiled Crawfish
Crawfish Omelet

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Stuffed Crab - Jack Guidry (My Dad's Recipe)
Crab Stew  
Boiled Crabs - Jack Guidry... -  How to peel a crab!
Crab & Corn Bisque
- D. Guidry - Houma, LA

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Fried Fish  
Redfish Sauce Piquant

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Frog Legs

Fried Frog Legs  
Smothered Frog Legs

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Shrimp Boulettes 
Fried Shrimp
Shrimp Stew

Shirley's Shrimp Jambalaya

Shrimp Bisque
- LM

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Turtle Sauce Piquant (I'm looking for a good recipe, please send one)

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Oysters Louisiana 
Ruby's Christmas Oyster Gumbo
- C. Daigle - Bayou Blue, LA
Fried Oysters
Oyster Chili - Jack Guidry :-)
Oyster Soup
Oyster Jambalaya - the late, Earl Jackson - Houma
Oyster Dressing - the late, Earline Jackson - Houma
Oyster Jambalaya - the late, Percy Guidry - Houma, LA

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Alligator Sauce Piquant (I'm looking for a good recipe, please send one)


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