Cajun Food, is one of my favorites because it is so flavorful. In fact, we love it so much that we have tried our hand at a few Cajun recipes like Crawfish Étouffée and this Shrimp Po’ Boy recipe, just to name a few. I like cooking with shrimp because it makes a quick meal, similar to chicken. It doesn’t take too long to thaw out or cook.
These Po’ Boys are a no brainer when I’m in a rush. I mean, you only need a handful of ingredients; shrimp, bread, lettuce and tomatoes. Plus, whatever seasoning you’d like, in this case the Cajun seasoning is what I used and suggest.
The first thing you need to do is cook the shrimp, this should take less than 20 minutes. Just add it to a pan with the Cajun seasoning. You can also add a bit of parsley – I love adding herbs to my food but this is completely optional.
While the shrimp cooks, you can cut lettuce and tomatoes to add to the Po’ Boys. You can also toast the bread or serve as is. I like our bread toasted, so I buttered and placed them in the over for a few minutes.
Once the shrimp is cooked all you have to do is add the desired amount to the bread with some lettuce and tomatoes. You can add some mayo, but what we use is a chipotle mayo because it adds a good flavor to all our “sandwiches.” That’s it!
Have you ever made Po’ Boys at home? If not, you probably should, it’s a super easy and quick meal. 😉
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Cajun Shrimp Po’ Boy in Under 30 Minutes
1 Lb. Shrimp
4 Bolillo Bread - or bread of choice
1 Tbs. Cajun seasoning
1/2 Tsp. Parsley
Add shrimp to a pan, Cajun seasoning and cook until the shrimp is pink and opaque
Cut lettuce and tomatoes and set aside.
Toast bread, if desired.
Sprinkle parsley over cooked shrimp, add desired amount of shrimp, lettuce and tomatoes to bread.
Salmon is one of my favorite meals to prepare. I’ll admit that while in Georgia visiting my parents, I haven’t cooked much. I’m spoiled, I know. 🙂 So, I thought I could give my mom a break from the kitchen at least for a day and decided to make my salmon recipe for dinner.
First, I lined a baking sheet with foil paper, sprayed it with olive oil and set aside. Then I rinsed the salmon with cold water, seasoned with parsley, rosemary garlic and red pepper flakes.
I think we’re back to our normal schedule… So here’s another easy recipe! Taco Bowls with Old El Paso’s Taco Boats Flour Tortillas. I’ll be honest the first time I saw these, I thought’ “why not just use regular tortillas.” I bought them anyway because I had a crowd at home, and it seemed like the perfect quick meal to feed everyone. We liked them so much, that I have made a few variations since.
The one that I am sharing today is with ground beef. If you have visited my blog before, you know that I am all about delicious but quick meals. If this is your first time visiting, make sure to check out previous recipes. 😉 Now, on to the instructions…
Making the Taco Bowls
First, I set the rice to make. Then sautéed onions and jalapeños, mixed in beef and taco seasoning; cooking until browned. I lowered the heat and added the salsa, making sure to mix it well. Then, heated the taco boats according to the package instructions.
I am not going to lie… Pork Chops are one of those foods that I don’t like to make. Why? Because, I had not found a good way to cook them. I mean, I have cooked them but never gotten the flavor that I was looking for.
Then I got online and started searching and found a few ideas that I could try. This is what I ended up doing… Southern Style Pork Chops.
It is Rodeo time!! If you live in Houston, you are probably saying, “Heck, Yeah!” If you don’t, you are probably saying, “So what?”
Let me tell you that in Houston, Rodeo is a huge deal. This may very well be the most anticipated event of the year. After all, it is biggest party in our city. Concerts, games, carnival rides, fair food, fried food…
Yes, the food! And speaking of food, I am bringing you three rodeo food recipes that you can make at home tonight!
Deep Fried Oreos
As if Oreos were not delicious enough! Believe me, deep fried Oreos are so much more delicious. I didn’t know how easy it was to make these until my brother-in-law made them. I have made them a few times since.
Who doesn’t love corn on the cob?! I love corn, period. But there’s something about corn on the cob. While I see elotes as corn on steroids, they are a fair food favorite. And this Cheetos Crusted Elotes recipe brings the traditional recipe to another level of yumminess.