Oysters Three Ways

Oysters Three Ways

Not an oyster fan, you say? You might change your mind after you try these three ways to prepare and enjoy them! Scroll down for Spinach & Andouille Oysters, Brie & Bacon Oysters, and New Orleans Barbecue Oysters recipes!

Enjoy these Oysters? Check out more of Mama Jen’s recipes in our Growing Up Cajun - Cookbook. You’ll find everything in this cookbook for an authentic Cajun feast, like Mama Jen’s Cajun Cornbread and Cajun Mardi Gras staples, such as Chicken & Sausage Gumbo. From squirrel season to crawfish season, you’ll be inspired by the true flavors of Louisiana.

 

Spinach & Andouille Oysters

Makes 24

Ingredients

  • 9 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • ¼ pound fresh andouille sausage
  • ½ tsp Slap Ya Mama HOT Cajun Seasoning 
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 24 oysters on ½ the shell
  • Slap Ya Mama Green Pepper Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to broil. Position oven rack 6 inches from broiler. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil.
  • Bring a large dutch oven with salted water to a boil. Add spinach; cook, stirring constantly, just until wilted, about 1 minute. Drain; press to remove excess moisture. Set aside.
  • In a medium skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat. Add onion and celery; cook until browned, about 3 minutes. Add Slap Ya Mama HOT Cajun Seasoning; cook stirring frequently, until brown and crumbly, about 15 minutes.
  • Add garlic; cook for 2 minutes. Add wine, and scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pan. Continue cooking until wine reduces, about 30 seconds. Add spinach and salt; cook until liquid is almost evaporated, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in bread crumbs and remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  • Arrange oysters on a prepared pan top each oyster with about 1 tablespoon sausage mixture.
  • Broil until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Serve with Slap Ya Mama Green Pepper Sauce
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Brie & Bacon Oysters

Makes 16

Ingredients

  • 3 slices of bacon
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup minced shallot
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp dry white wine
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 8oz wheel of Brie
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 cups rock salt
  • 16 fresh oysters on the half shell
  • 2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs)

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Cook bacon, and let drain on paper towels, reserving one tablespoon drippings in a pan.
  • Add butter to pan; stir in shallot and garlic, and cook until tender. Add wine, and cook until wine evaporates. Add cream and bring to a simmer. Add brie, cream cheese, and parmesan, stirring until melted and combined. Stir in Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning. Cover and refrigerate until cold.
  • Preheat oven to 450°. Pour rock salt onto a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Arrange oysters on prepared pan. Top each oyster with about 2 tablespoons of brie sauce and 2 tablespoons bread crumbs.
  • Bake until browned and bubbly, 10 to 15 minutes. Crumble reserved bacon, and sprinkle over oysters.
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New Orleans Barbecue Oysters

Makes: 12

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to broil. Pour rock salt onto a rimmed baking sheet.
  • In a small saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add lemon juice, Worcestershire, Slap Ya Mama - Cajun Hot Sauce, Slap Ya Mama - Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, pepper, and kosher salt; cook for 2 minutes. Add beer; cook until reduced by half, 15 to 20 minutes. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, stirring until combined.
  • Arrange oysters on prepared pan. Divide sauce among oysters.
  • Bake until edges of oysters are curled, 5 to 10 minutes. Garnish with rosemary if desired!
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Debris Po’Boys

Debris Po’Boys

 

All the spices and flavors of chuck roast are combined with sandwich fixin's and fresh rolls- lunch is served.
This delicious recipe is from our Growing Up Cajun Cookbook. 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.
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 (2.5-pound) beef chuck roast
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced carrot
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Slap Ya Mama Cajun Hot Sauce
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, halved
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 large beefsteak tomato, sliced

Instructions

  • Make small cuts about every 3 inches into roast, being careful not to pierce through to bottom; insert garlic slices into cuts. Sprinkle both sides of roast with Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  • In a large Dutch oven, heat oil over high heat until almost smoking. Carefully add roast; cook until well browned on all sides. Remove from pan; reduce heat to medium. Add onion and carrot; cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Return roast to pan; add stocks, Worcestershire, Slap Ya Mama Cajun Hot Sauce, thyme, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a low. Cover and simmer until meat is fork-tender, about 3hours. Using 2 forks, shred beef.
  • Using a spatula, spread mayonnaise onto bottom half of each roll. Top with lettuce and tomato. Spoon roast beef with gravy on top. Cover with top half of roll!
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Summer Okra & Tomato Salad

Summer Okra & Tomato Salad

 

Juicy tomatoes and crisp okra are charred on the grill and tossed in fresh herbs for a salad that's made up of only the good stuff.
This recipe is from our Growing up Cajun Cookbook! You’ll find everything in this cookbook for an authentic Cajun feast, like Mama Jen’s Cajun Cornbread and Cajun Mardi Gras staples, such as Chicken & Sausage Gumbo.
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • ½ pound okra, halved lengthwise
  • ½ cup sliced red onion
  • cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium heirloom tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 clusters tomatoes on the vine
  • cup chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, basil, thyme, and oregeno)
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • Garnish: chopped fresh herbs, freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions

  • Heat a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over high heat on a grill. Working in batches, add okra in a single layer; cook, without stirring, until charred. Transfer to a serving platter, and set aside. Brush onion with 1 tablespoon oil, and add onion and sliced garlic to the pan; cook until lightly charred; place on serving platter. Add tomatoes on the vine, and cook until charred; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together herbs, lime zest and juice, vinegar, grated garlic, salt, Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, and remaining ⅓ cup oil. Toss with okra, onion, and heirloom tomatoes. Serve with grilled tomatoes on the vine. Garnish with herbs and freshly cracked black pepper, if desired.
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Creole Chicken and Boudin Waffles

Creole Chicken and Boudin Waffles

 

This dish was submitted by Chef Bradley Mcwillie to our Virtual Cook-off! It placed 4th out of nearly 100 dishes. Give this dish a try you won't regret it!
For more of Chef Mcwillie's dishes check out his Instagram @chefbradleymcwillie
Cuisine American, Cajun
Servings 2 People
Author Bradley Mcwillie

Ingredients

Chicken

Waffle

  • 1 cup buttermilk Waffle Batter
  • 2 tsp Slap Ya Mama White Pepper Blend
  • a link of boudin (personally prefer Jerry Lee’s in Greenwell Springs, LA) (⅓ a link for each waffle)
  • 2 tbsp green onions

Cajun Cane Syrup

Instructions

Chicken

  •  Mix all ingredients place in an airtight container and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour (I personally prefer overnight)
  • Remove from container and toss in ¾ cup corn starch. Let sit with starch for 30 minutes before frying.
  • Fry at 350° for 4 minutes.

Waffle

  • Spray preheated iron with non-stick spray. Place 3 oz of batter into preheated waffle iron
  • Split boudin in ½, crumble up, and sprinkle on top of the batter
  • Sprinkle 1 Tbs of green onions on top as well, close waffle iron, and cook to desired doneness.

Cajun Cane Syrup

  • Combine all ingredients and heat just until incorporated. Remove from heat and store in a sealed container. Can be made the day before. And stores well for later use. Goes great on cornbread.
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Crispy Chicken Thighs and Voodoo Linguine

Crispy Chicken Thighs and Voodoo Linguine

 

This yummy Voodoo Linguine was submitted into our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off by Mrs.Morris Cooks! She was inspired to bring the Louisiana taste to the midwest with this dish. Give it a try you won't regret it!

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken thighs(bone-in, skin-on)
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 jalapeño finely chopped (de-seeded)
  • 1 tbsp Slap Ya Mama-Pepper Sauce 
  • Slap Ya Mama - Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 can fire-roasted green chiles
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • juice from half a lemon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ tbsp fresh thyme
  • ½ box linguine
  • fresh shredded parmesan cheese

Instructions

Chicken

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Heat Skillet.
  • Heat olive oil in a cast-iron skillet. Pat chicken thighs dry with a paper towel and season generously with Slap Ya Mama - Original Blend Cajun Seasoning. Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Add to the heated skillet, skin side down.
  • Brown chicken until skin is crispy and golden, turn chicken to skin side up, transfer pan to the preheated oven, and roast for 20 minutes.
  • When the chicken has roasted for 20 minutes, turn off the oven and leave to stay warm until the noodles are done.

Sauce

  • In a large non-stick skillet, heat butter and add your celery, onion, and bell pepper. Sautee until soft and a little browned along the edge.
  • Deglaze with the white wine! (Pour the wine into the pan and stir well, scraping up any browned bits of veg).
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients- fire-roasted green chiles, petite diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, lemon zest, lemon juice, bay leaves, jalapeno and thyme.
  • Bring the skillet to a boil, then reduce heat to medium/low and simmer while you cook the linguine.

Linguine

  • Drizzle some oil in a large pot of boiling salted water, add 1 tablespoon of salt and the linguine, and cook for 7 to 10 minutes, or according to the directions on the package.
  • Serve cooked noodles with the chunky sauce from your non-stick skillet and your roasted chicken. Top with Parmesan and Slap Ya Mama-Pepper Sauce!
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Slap Ya  Mama Chicken Sandwich

Slap Ya Mama Chicken Sandwich

 

Don't miss out on this tasty Chicken Sandwich! This dish was submitted by 30minutedinner to our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off!
Check out @30minutedinner on Instagram for more delicious recipes!
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Cut 3 large chicken breasts in ½ vertically
  • Combine 1 cup whole buttermilk and 1 tablespoon Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce in a large bowl. Place chicken breasts in a bowl, arranging so that they are all coated with buttermilk mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3-8 hours.
  • Fill a large Dutch oven or deep cast-iron skillet ½ - ⅔ of the way with vegetable oil. Bring oil to 350° over medium heat
  • While oil comes to correct temperature, combine 1 ½ cups self-rising flour and ¼ cup Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning in a shallow bowl. Stir well to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, combine ½ cup mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons chopped dill pickle, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce, stirring to combine. Cover and set the bowl aside.
  • Working in batches remove the chicken breast from the buttermilk mixture, allowing excess to run off. Coat both sides of chicken in flour mixture, gently shaking to remove excess. Fry chicken breasts for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until chicken is golden brown and fully cooked. Drain cooked chicken breast on a cooling rack that is set over a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle hot chicken with Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning
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Mama’s Cajsian Fried Chicken & Slapped  Cheddar Beer Biscuits

Mama’s Cajsian Fried Chicken & Slapped Cheddar Beer Biscuits

 

This meal was submitted in our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off. It was created by @cajsiancooking on Instagram! They are "Cajun gal and a Filipino guy" creating delicious Cajsian foods!

Ingredients

Mama’s Cajsian Fried Chicken

Dredge

Slapped Together Cheddar Beer “Biscuits”

  • 3 cups self-rising flour ((can also use AP flour with 3 tsp baking powder if you don’t have self-rising). )
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 12 oz beer
  • 1 stick of melted butter
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

Chicken Marinade

  • Place chicken in a gallon ziplock bag with the buttermilk and seasoning. Massage the seasoning into the chicken, and let it marinate overnight.
  • Fill a 5qt cast iron Dutch oven about halfway with the canola oil and bring it to 350°

Dredge

Cooking the Chicken

  • Begin frying in batches in this order: 1) breasts, 2) thighs/drumsticks, and 3) wings/drummettes.
  • when frying is complete, put the chicken in the oven at 350° for 20 mins. Pull from oven and let rest for 10 mins.

Biscuit Directions

  • Preheat oven at 375°
  • Combine and mix all ingredients
  • Scoop into muffin tin, and bake for 25 minutes.
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Crawfish Mac & Cheese

Crawfish Mac & Cheese

 

Crawfish, macaroni, and six different types of cheeses are baked together in this irresistible family favorite.
For more yummy recipes like this check out our cookbook Growing Up Cajun.
Servings 15

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) package elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ (16-ounce) package cooked crawfish tails
  • 1 (8-ounce) jar pimentos, drained
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese
  • 1 cup shredded gouda cheese
  • 1 cup shredded fontina cheese
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • tsp cayenne pepper
  • tsp Slap Ya Mama Hot Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 cup crushed buttery round crackers

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 15 (1-cup) gratin dishes with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, stir together cooked pasta and butter until melted. Add crawfish, pimentos, cheeses, milk, eggs, Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne, and Slap Ya Mama Hot Cajun Seasoning. Divide macaroni mixture among prepared dishes, and smooth tops with a spoon.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Top each portion with crushed crackers, and bake till edges are bubbly, about 5 minutes more. Serve immediately.

Notes

Note: if you don't have individual dishes, bake this cheesy crowd-pleaser in a 4-quart baking dish.
Cooking Tip From Mama Jen: When boiling pasta, you can check it's done by throwing a noodle at a refrigerator. if it sticks, it is done. 
 
Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
Slap Ya Mama Hot Cajun Seasoning
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Slap Ya Mama Shrimp Hushpuppies with Shut Ya Up Sauce

Slap Ya Mama Shrimp Hushpuppies with Shut Ya Up Sauce

 

This recipe was submitted to our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off by Laurie Foste Tant! Give these Hush Puppies a try!
Author Laurie Foste Tant

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • cup sugar
  • 2 tsp  Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, cleaned and tails removed, chopped

Shut Ya Up Sauce

  • 1 cup mayo
  • 2 tbsp Creole Mustard
  • 2 tbsp  Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp ground pepper

Instructions

Hush Puppies

  • In a large bowl mix, 1 cup of cornmeal, 1/2 cup of flour, 1 egg, 1 cup of buttermilk, 1/8 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons  Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 cup onion chopped, 1 lb of cooked shrimp, cleaned and tails removed, chopped in large bowl
  • Drop the batter by rounded tablespoons into the hot oil, careful not to overcrowd the pan.
  • Fry in batches for 2 to 3 minutes each. Remove from oil to paper towels to drain. 
  • Transfer to a serving platter or bowl and serve with Shut Ya Up Sauce.

Shut Ya Up Sauce

  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine 1 cup mayo, 2 tablespoons creole mustard, 2 tablespoons  Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce, 1 tablespoon ketchup, 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 ½ teaspoon chopped garlic, 1 teaspoon ground pepper.
  • Mix well. Cover and chill before serving with hushpuppies

Notes

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Frog Leg Sauce Piquante on Jambalaya Grits

Frog Leg Sauce Piquante on Jambalaya Grits

 

This delicious meal was cooked by Isaac Woo and submitted to our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off.
Check out Isaac's Instagram for more tasty food.
Author Isaac Woo

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Frog Legs
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • ½ red bell pepper (chopped)
  • ½ green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 jalapeños (chopped)
  • 2 ribs celery (chopped)
  • 2 vine  ripe tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Slap Ya Mama - Cajun Hot Sauce
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • cup of chicken stock (or any stock)
  • Slap Ya Mama - Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • Stone Ground White Grits
  • ½ onion (chopped)
  • ½ red bell pepper (chopped)
  • ½  green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • chicken stock
  • butter
  • heavy cream

Instructions

  • Generously season the frog legs with Slap Ya Mama - Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • Dredge the frog legs with 1 cup of all-purpose flour.
  • In batches, fry the frog legs with 1 cup of vegetable oil in a dutch oven or cast iron pot (medium to medium-high heat). Cook completely through until golden brown. (A few minutes on each side) Set aside when complete.
  • Once the frying is complete, add the remaining 1/2 cup of flour into the oil to make a roux to the color of peanut butter.
  • Add in the tbsp of tomato paste and incorporate well.
  • Add in the vegetables, except the tomatoes, add the garlic. Cook until wilted.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the 6 cups of stock. It will be loose and will thicken when you return the battered frog legs.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce and Slap Ya Mama - Cajun Hot Sauce
  • Mix the stock with the roux really well and bring the sauce piquante to a simmer.
  • Return the frog legs back and simmer for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Taste and re-season if needed
  • (Optional) remove the meat from the bones after cooling. Serve over rice or grits, add extra fried frog legs on top for lagniappe
  • For the jambalaya grits, follow the instructions, but use stock instead of water.
  • With 2 tablespoons of butter, cook the chopped vegetables.
  • After your grits are finished cooking, mix in the vegetables, and finish with cream to your desired texture.
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Corn Maque Choux Andouille Braid

Corn Maque Choux Andouille Braid

 

 

This delicious meal was created by Elliott Wilson, the winner of our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off! His dish was inspired by his wife's Louisiana Roots a this is his own "Creole Cuisine Creation". Give Elliott's Corn Maque Choux Andouille Braid a try, you won't regret it!
For more of Elliott's yummy cooking check out his Instagram @elliotts.table
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Cajun
Keyword Corn Maque Choux Andouille Braid
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Author Elliott Wilson

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 4 cups Frozen Corn
  • 1 cup Chopped Green Onions
  • ½ cup  Chopped Red & Green Bell Peppers
  • 1 tbsp  Minced Garlic
  • 1 tbsp  Minced Jalapeno
  • 3 tsp Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Slap Ya Mama Green Pepper Sauce
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 loaves Wewalka Family Style Crust
  • 6 links Andouille Sausage Liks
  • 1 ½ cups Grated White Cheddar Cheese

Instructions

Corn Maque Choux Recipe:

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium-high heat. 
  • Add the corn, onions, garlic, bell peppers, jalapeno, Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning, salt, Slap Ya Mama Green Pepper Sauce, and cook, stirring, until soft, for 10 minutes.
  • Add the cream and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Andouille Braid Recipe:

  • Preheat your oven at 400 degrees
  • Flatten out the pizza dough and cut into pieces that will be wrapped around each sausage. Use kitchen scissors to cut wrapped sausage on an angle, careful not to cut all the way through.
  • Take each cut piece and twist it to layover in a “braid”. Sprinkle the braid with some Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning.
  • Now the fun part, take your Corn Maque Choux and spoon it on top of the Andouille braid. 
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese over the top & sprinkle with Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning.
  • Place in the oven for approx 25 min or until the braid is golden brown. 
  • Let it rest for 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

Notes

Pairs great with salads and green beans! 
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Bacon-wrapped Slap Ya Mama Pepper Jelly Pork Tenderloin

Bacon-wrapped Slap Ya Mama Pepper Jelly Pork Tenderloin

 

This tasty recipe was cooked by Brittany Reinsch and places 2nd in our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off. This Bacon-wrapped Slap Ya Mama Pepper Jelly Pork Tenderloin will have you going back for seconds.
Check out more of Brittany's cooking on Instagram @butteritupbritt!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Cajun
Author Brittany Reinsch

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Begin with pre-baking your bacon at 425 degrees until it is about 1/3 cooked (still a little raw)
  • While your bacon is in the oven, combine pepper jelly(heat for easy mixing), Worcestershire, honey, garlic, and smoked paprika and set to the side.
  • Grab a sheet pan fitted with a wire rack (you don’t want it to soak in fat while cooking). Lay the bacon on the rack so that the pieces slightly overlap
  • Place your pork loin on the bacon (bottom or ugly side up) and season with Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning and pepper jelly
  • Wrap the pieces of bacon around the pork and secure with toothpicks 
  • Flip over and top with the remaining pepper jelly and the final sprinkle of Slap Ya Mama Orignal Blend Cajun Seasoning
  • Place the tenderloin in the oven for about 20-30 minutes and allow to rest until portioning

Notes

Pairs well with rice and squash! 
 
 
 
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