Louisiana Dishes

7 Louisiana Dishes You Have To Try When Visiting

The food in the South is truly spectacular  – as these tasty Louisiana dishes proves! This is a state that has a huge amount of variety in cultures that have combined over time to create a truly unique cuisine.

These aren’t just any recipes either, as they come from some of the world’s top food bloggers. The best of the best. Make sure to bookmark them for future use and to check out the other delicious dishes on their blogs.

If you are planning a trip or want to recreate what you already tasted when there, then these Louisiana dishes are the perfect starting point.

Perfect Louisiana Dishes

1. Crawfish Étouffée

Crawfish étouffée is one of those quintessential Louisiana dishes. You can find it in fine dining restaurants, mom and pop restaurants, and in your neighbour’s house. It’s everywhere and it’s beloved.

Recipe created by Jaxx.

2. Cheesy Crawfish Spaghetti

Most Southerners are familiar with some cheesy spaghetti recipe, probably chicken spaghetti for most. But why not try it Louisiana-style with fresh crawfish? These rib-sticking dishes are hearty, family friendly, and make a great freezer meal to make in advance.

Recipe created by Katie.

3. Crispy Okra with Bacon Jam

Okra is one of the most popular vegetables in the state and this a truly unique and original way of cooking it to perfection. One of the most perfect Louisiana dishes ever.

Recipe created by Sharon.

4. Cajun Fried Chicken Po’ Boys

These Cajun Fried Chicken Po’ Boys with a homemade Remoulade Sauce are a true New Orleans classic, and the perfect sandwich for a weekend lunch!

Recipe created by Elizabeth.

5. Authentic Jambalaya

An authentic jambalaya recipe is savory, spicy, meaty, and oh so flavorful! And it’s very easy to make as well.

Recipe created by Sally.

Louisiana Dishes

6. Chicken And Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo is the ultimate Louisiana comfort food! This gumbo starts with a dark roux as its base.

Recipe created by Erin.

Louisiana Dishes

7. Creole Baked Chicken with Rice and Okra

The browned Cajun trinity and garlic inject lots of flavour into the seasoned rice that’s textured-enhanced with tomatoes and okra. A versatile dish that you can modify to use whatsoever you have on hand, this new staple gluten free recipe is a winner, winner Creole chicken dinner.

Recipe created by Lyn.

Louisiana Dishes

Are you planning on spending time in Louisiana? Check out our series of guides on what to do, see and eat when there.

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