Cajun/Creole

Cajun Gravy

Welcome Back Smokin and Grillin wit AB Fam! Today, we’re diving into mouthwatering Cajun cuisine with a twist that will leave your taste buds tingling. We present a smoky and savory Cajun Gravy recipe that will elevate your grilling experience. So, fire up those grills, and let’s get smokin’!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Cajun Seasoning:

  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 dash celery seed

Instructions

In a medium-sized saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

Once the butter is melted, add the flour and whisk continuously to create a roux. Cook the roux for about 2-3 minutes until it turns golden brown.

Gradually add the chicken broth to the roux, whisking constantly to avoid lumps. Continue whisking until the mixture is smooth.

Add the Louisiana hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce to the mixture, stirring well.

In a small bowl, combine all the Cajun seasoning ingredients: smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, black pepper, and celery seed.

Add the Cajun seasoning mix to the gravy, stirring thoroughly to incorporate the flavors. Adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences.

Allow the gravy to simmer over low heat for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens to your desired consistency.

Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. If you prefer a spicier flavor, you can add more Louisiana hot sauce.

Once the gravy reaches the desired thickness, remove it from the heat.

Serve the smoky Cajun gravy over your favorite dishes like grilled meats, mashed potatoes, or rice.

serving this smoky Cajun gravy. Picture it cascading over succulent grilled meats, pooling around creamy mashed potatoes, or soaking into a bed of fluffy rice. The possibilities are as vast as the Louisiana bayou.

Pair it with AB’s signature grilling techniques, and you have a match made in culinary heaven. Whether you’re searing a perfectly marbled steak or smoking some tender chicken, this Cajun gravy will elevate your grilling game to new heights.

In the realm of grilling and Cajun cuisine, Smokin and Grillin wit AB is a guiding light. This smoky Cajun gravy recipe pays homage to the flavors and techniques championed by AB himself. So, the next time you fire up the grill, take a detour to the bayou with this Cajun gravy – a culinary journey that promises a symphony of flavors and a dash of AB-inspired magic. Savor the flavor, embrace the spice, and let the grilling festivities begin!

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Cajun Gravy

Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 7

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

  2. Once the butter is melted, add the flour and whisk continuously to create a roux. Cook the roux for about 2-3 minutes until it turns golden brown.

  3. Gradually add the chicken broth to the roux, whisking constantly to avoid lumps. Continue whisking until the mixture is smooth.

  4. Add the Louisiana hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce to the mixture, stirring well

  5. In a small bowl, combine all the Cajun seasoning ingredients: smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, black pepper, and celery seed.

  6. Add the Cajun seasoning mix to the gravy, stirring thoroughly to incorporate the flavors. Adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences.

  7. Allow the gravy to simmer over low heat for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens to your desired consistency.

  8. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. If you prefer a spicier flavor, you can add more Louisiana hot sauce.

  9. Once the gravy reaches the desired thickness, remove it from the heat.

  10. Serve the smoky Cajun gravy over your favorite dishes like grilled meats, mashed potatoes, or rice.

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