Slap Ya Mama Bloody Maria

Slap Ya Mama Bloody Maria

When a Bloody Mary meets tequila it makes a wonderful Bloody Maria. The simple change from vodka to tequila really changes the taste. Of course here at Slap Ya Mama, we like it SPICY so we recommend using Ghost Tequila! Give this spicy cocktail a try!

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Using a 16 oz glass wet the rim with a lemon wedge, then season the glass with Slap Ya Mama Hot Cajun Seasoning. Fill the glass ½ way with ice, 1½ oz Ghost Tequila, and fill the remainder of the glass with Slap Ya Mama Bloody Mary Mix.
  • You may garnish with lemon, lime, celery, pickled okra, cocktail onions, and anything else you think would be tasty.
  • Enjoy and please drink responsibly!
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Shrimp Fettuccini

Shrimp Fettuccini

 

Noodles smothered in a creamy, cheesy sauce, this crowd-pleasing meal is the perfect way to feature fresh shrimp.
Course Main Course
Servings 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 3 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup sliced green onion, divided
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • ½ lb American cheese, cubed
  • ½ lb Monterey Jack cheese with peppers, shredded
  • 2 tsp Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 lbs peeled and deveined fresh shrimp
  • 1 (16-ounce) package fettuccini, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • In a large stock pot or Dutch oven, melt ½ cup butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook until translucent, about 7 minutes. Stir in celery, bell peppers, garlic, parsley, and ¾ cup green onion; cook until vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle flour over top, and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium-low and slowly stir in half-and-half. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer until slightly thickened, about 4 minutes.
  • Slowly stir in American cheese, about ¼ cup at a time, letting each addition melt before adding the next; stir in Monterey Jack cheese in the same manner until incorporated. Stir in Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.
  • In a large skillet, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, and sauté until pink and firm, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Combine shrimp, cooked fettuccine, and sauce. Top with parmesan, parsley, and remaining ¼ cup green onion, if desired. Serve immediately.
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Crawfish Boil

Crawfish Boil

 

The quintessential Cajun meal- find a reason to celebrate and enjoy. Pop off the head and suck the juices, peel off the shell and pop the meat in your mouth.
Servings 12

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large bucket or cooler, place live crawfish, 3 cups salt, and water to cover. Let stand for 30 minutes, discarding any crawfish that float to the top (which indicates crawfish are dead). Rinse crawfish thoroughly using cold water.
  • In a large outdoor 60-gallon pot with a crawfish basket, place 2 bags Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seafood Boil, lemons(squeezing juices), and remaining 3 cups salt. Fill halfway with water, and bring to a boil over high heat on a heavy-duty outdoor burner. Add potatoes, corn, and garlic; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Submerge crawfish, and add sausage and remaining 2 bags Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seafood Boil. Return water to a boil. Turn off heat, and cover. Let stand until crawfish are tender and float to top, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately. Sprinkle with Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning to taste.
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Catfish Courtbouillon

Catfish Courtbouillon

 

This cross section cuts of whole dressed catfish are covered in quickly cooked broth that poaches the meat and creates a delicious dish.
This amazing recipe comes for our cookbook Growing Up Cajun. Whether it’s a holiday, a family gathering, or just a Saturday spent with friends eating crawfish, these dishes are made for joyful occasions spent with music, laughter, and everyone pitching in to create a delicious meal.
Trust us, this collection of favorites is sure to leave you feeling a little Cajun yourself. 

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 6 catfish steaks (about 2 pounds)
  • tsps Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 tsps minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • ½ cup chopped green onion
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • hot cooked rice, to serve

Instructions

  • In a large cast-iron stock pot or dutch oven, heat oil over low heat.
  • Sprinkle catfish with Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning; place fish in pot. Layer with onion, bell pepper, and garlic; top with tomato sauce. (Do not stir.) Cover and shake pot in a circular motion. Fish will put out a little water. If not enough, you can add a little. Cook for 1 hour, shaking occasionally.
  • Add green onion and parsley; cook for 10 minutes. Serve over hot cooked rice.
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Meatball Stew

Meatball Stew

 

Forget pasta-combine these beef and pork meatballs with warm broth and water!
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 large sweet onion chopped, chopped (about 2 cups) and divided
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup) and divided
  • 2 tsps Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup Dark roux (recipe follows)
  • 2 tsps minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • ½ cup chopped green onion
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • hot cooked rice to serve

Dark Roux

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine beef, pork, and a small amount of onion and bell pepper. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg and Worcestershire. Add egg mixture to meat mixture, and mix well with your hands. Shape mixture into 12 palm-size meat balls. Set aside.
  • Fill a 10-inch cast-iron stockpot or Dutch oven with 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a medium. Add roux; cook, stirring constantly, until melted. Reduce heat; add meatballs, garlic, remaining onion, remaining bell pepper, and water to cover meatballs. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon of Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.; stir carefully. Cook over medium heat for about 1½ hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in green onion and parsley during last 10 minutes of cooking. Serve hot cooked rice.

Dark Roux

  • In a 8-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes; add flour stirring to combine. Cook stirring frequently, until peanut butter roux forms, about 20 minutes.
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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

 

Few things can't be solved over a steaming bowl of French onion soup. Let your problems melt away with your first taste of this warm broth topped baguette rounds and Swiss cheese.
This tasty recipe comes from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun, order your copy today for more tasty recipes!
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 8 large yellow onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) can of beef consommé
  • tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp Slap Ya Mama White Pepper Blend Seasoning 
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • toasted baguette rounds
  • Shredded Swiss cheese
  • Garnish: fresh thyme

Instructions

  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add sugar and onions, in batches if necessary; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is golden brown, about 1 hour.
  • Add garlic, and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in flour, and cook for 2 minutes. Add beef broth, beef consommé, salt, pepper, and Slap Ya Mama White Pepper Blend Seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to broil.
  • Add thyme to soup, and simmer for 5 minutes. Ladle soup into oven proof bowls; top with baguette rounds and cheese.
  • Broil 6 inches from heat until cheese is browned and bubbly, about 3 minutes. Garnish with thyme, if desired.
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Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas

 

Black-eyed Peas are a southern good luck tradition for New Years Day. Start soaking your peas for luck and prosperity.
This tasty recipe was created by our wonderful ambassador Joy.
Instagram: @joy.purejoy
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Blog: Pure Joy Living
Author Pure Joy

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Soak dry beans over night. Drain water the next day.
  • In a large pot, sauté chopped bacon, onions, and celery. Cook them down a few minutes until soft.
  • Add chicken broth, beans, spices, and water. Bring to a boil then simmer for about 2 hours until beans are nice and soft.
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Classic Collard Greens

Classic Collard Greens

 

Bacon drippings and smoked turkey turn these greens into a side that can stand on its own.
Servings 3

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp bacon drippings
  • 2 cups chopped sweet onion
  • 4 bunches collard greens, stemmed and chopped (about 32 cups)
  • 1 smoked turkey leg
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  • In a large Dutch oven, heat bacon drippings over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 8 minutes. Add collards in batches, stirring until wilted after each addition. Add turkey leg, broth, salt, and Slap Ya Mama Hot Cajun Seasoning; cover and cook until greens are tendered about 25 minuted. Stir in vinegar. Serve immediately.
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