A Creole style Stuffed Chayote recipe combines chayote with onions, tomatoes, herbs, crab and shrimp meat. Once the chayote are stuffed they are baked for about 25 minutes in the oven. This dish makes a good main course. Serve it with crusty bread.
Dirty rice is a Cajun specialty. The typical combination includes ground chicken or turkey livers and gizzards with onions, broth, green pepper and garlic. The dish gets its name because the cooked gizzards give the rice a "dirty" appearance.
This is a quick and "lean" version of the popular Louisiana dish. Ingredients include brown rice, turkey sausage, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, celery, bell peppers and onions.
Crawfish tails are simmered in a mixture of butter, onion, bell pepper, garlic and Creole seasonings then garnished with green onions and chopped parsley.