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Cajun Appetizer Meatballs

Cajun Appetizer Meatballs

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"This is a spicy appetizer meatball recipe with a sweet and tangy sauce. Try it over a bed of egg noodles." — by DOREENB 
Crab Cakes III

Crab Cakes III

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"Crab cakes seasoned with lemon zest and fresh basil, pan fried and served with a seasoned cilantro-lime sauce." — by ABBYB 
Cajun Deviled Eggs

Cajun Deviled Eggs

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"A little cayenne pepper transforms creamy deviled eggs into a spicy Cajun-style delight!" — by Denyse 
Spicy Coconut and Lime Grilled Shrimp

Spicy Coconut and Lime Grilled Shrimp

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"This recipe blends coconut and lime while adding a touch of spice with jalapeno peppers." — by Molly O 
Cold Crawfish Dip

Cold Crawfish Dip

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"This is a 'make a day before' recipe that is out of this world! Very rich and great for parties or get togethers as it makes a lot. Serve on crackers." — by KSHARP01 
Ham and Corn Beignets

Ham and Corn Beignets

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"Use more fresh corn if the ears are small. Canned white corn, drained, may be used as a substitute for fresh corn. When placing the beignet batter into the oil, a 1 or 2 ounce ice cream scoop may be helpful!" — by DJFoodie 
Spicy Shrimp in Cream Sauce

Spicy Shrimp in Cream Sauce

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"Shrimp in a spicy cream sauce to be served as an appetizer with hot-baked French bread (for dipping), or over fettuccini (as a not-so-light meal). Fun to prepare in front of guests as a prelude to a nice seafood dinner! Use any hot pepper you like, Cajun seasoning, or even hotter!" — by MrGregg 
Creamy Cajun Deviled Eggs

Creamy Cajun Deviled Eggs

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"Creamy deviled eggs have a hint of spice thanks to hot sauce and a sprinkle of Cajun seasoning for garnish." — by M. Dommert 
Niki's Famous Crawfish Dip

Niki's Famous Crawfish Dip

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"Being from New Orleans, and being a true 'Cajun cook' I create a lot of my own recipes simply by experimenting. This dip recipe came to me when I decided that adding crab boil to almost anything will make it taste incredible. Everyone that tastes it agrees! It's best when prepared a day ahead of time and reheated. Serve with chicken flavored crackers." — by Niki Mouton 
Mardi Gras Gator Meat Balls

Mardi Gras Gator Meat Balls

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"These excellent meatballs are especially great for those that have easy access to alligator meat." — by Surf Wookie 
Deep-Fried Oysters II

Deep-Fried Oysters II

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"Deep-fried oysters, Southern-style. This crisp and spicy coating is sure to please." — by Jinny Meyer 
Spicy Shrimp Dip

Spicy Shrimp Dip

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"The "spicy" in this cream cheese and mayonnaise-based dip comes from hot pepper sauce--plenty of it." — by TMCG88 
Shrimp Remoulade Galatoire's

Shrimp Remoulade Galatoire's

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"Try this classic cold appetizer and you'll think you're in the famous Galatoire's Restaurant in New Orleans. Chilled shrimp are served in a flavorful sauce atop lettuce leaves. Garnish the plate with sliced hard-cooked eggs and a few green and black olives." — by Cynthia Theard 
Jambalaya-Stuffed Tomatoes

Jambalaya-Stuffed Tomatoes

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"Use leftover shrimp, ham, and rice to make jambalaya-stuffed tomatoes. Top with Parmesan cheese for a tasty appetizer." — by Raedwulf 
Cajun Crab Rangoon

Cajun Crab Rangoon

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"Bacon and crayfish join crab in this Cajun take on a restaurant favorite." — by Texas Matt 
Garlic Oyster Linguini

Garlic Oyster Linguini

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"Fresh linguine cooks in a heady, spicy mixture of mushrooms, garlic, Cajun spice, oysters, corn, string beans, pimentos and seafood stock. An easy roux of butter and flour thickens the dish before you add parsley, scallions and crabmeat." — by MARBALET 
Spicy Crab and Shrimp Dip

Spicy Crab and Shrimp Dip

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"Zesty Mexican-style cheese adds a bit of spiciness to this smooth shrimp and crab dip. It's a family favorite." — by AMY EWING 
Hot Muffuletta Dip

Hot Muffuletta Dip

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"Hot muffuletta dip made with cream cheese, olives, giardiniera, and roasted red peppers is a festive appetizer for Mardi gras parties." — by Saveur 
Sweet and Spicy Marinated Shrimp

Sweet and Spicy Marinated Shrimp

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"Sweet and spicy, these shrimp are marinated overnight for best results." — by Inspired by Home Cooks 
 
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