The Cajun
The Cajun
Giclee Print

Newcomb, John
Buy at






Apple iTunes
Shop on iTunes

WB01419_1.gif (2752 bytes)

La Belle Cuisine - More Poultry Recipes

WB01419_1.gif (2752 bytes)

Fine Cuisine with Art Infusion

"To cook is to create. And to create well...
is an act of integrity, and faith."


Cajun-Style Chicken and
Eggplant Casserole (McIlhenny Company)
For the spiciest gift ideas on the web visit

"Acadians love to have a good time, and their good times usually
include food,  lots of it. This legacy runs very deep... and I hope
there is no end in sight..."

~ Emeril Lagasse

Recipe of the Day Categories:

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Recipe Home

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Recipe Index 

 WB01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Recipe Search

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Appetizers

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Beef

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Beverage

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Bread

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Breakfast

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Cake

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Chocolate

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Cookies

wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Fish

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Fruit

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Main Dish

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Pasta

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Pies

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Pork

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Poultry

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Salad

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Seafood

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Side Dish

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Soup

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Vegetable

 wb01507_.gif (1247 bytes)  Surprise!


[Flag Campaign icon]




Shack in Bayou
Shack in Bayou
Giclee Print

Graphics, Dynamic
Buy at






The Encyclopedia
of Cajun and
Creole Cuisine

Your patronage of our affiliate partners supports this web site.
We thank you! In other words, please shop at LBC Gift Galerie!


Cajun Band
Cajun Band
Giclee Print

Newcomb, John
Buy at




Just happened to catch a little of Louisiana Chef John Folse's TV show
("A Taste of Louisiana with John Folse") this morning. He was preparing
a low-fat, low-sodium version of a typical Cajun dish. Please do not ignore
this recipe just because you are not particularly in the mood for Cajun
"health food"! Simply use butter or olive oil or a combination, whatever
tomato sauce your heart desires, and real salt rather than salt substitute
if you so choose. Either way, this is a very flavorful dish. Enjoy!


Cajun-Style Chicken and
Eggplant Casserole

Chef John Folse & Company

Prep Time:
1 Hour

“In Louisiana, we are constantly combining protein and garden
vegetables to create simple, yet tasty and nutritious dishes. Egg-
plant is one of our favorite vegetables, often used by every culture
in Bayou Country. This is an Italian favorite.”

6 chicken breasts, skinned
3 eggplants, diced
1/2 cup flour
Vegetable spray
2 tablespoons lite margarine
[or butter, or olive oil]
1 cup onions, diced
1 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup garlic, minced
Two 8-ounce cans tomato sauce, no salt
[or the tomato sauce of your choice]
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 teaspopon dried thyme
1/2 cup pimento olives, sliced
[or black olives, if you prefer]
One 8-ounce package low-fat
cheddar cheese, shredded
[or the shredded cheese of your choice]
Salt substitute [or salt]
Cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly season the flour to taste using salt substitute [or salt] and pepper. Dust chicken lightly in the seasoned flour. Place breasts on a cookie sheet, coated with vegetable spray and bake
10-15 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
Poach eggplant in water until tender. Using a fork, mash eggplant and set aside. In a 10-inch cast iron skillet, heat margarine ]butter. or olive oil, or
a combination] over medium heat. Add onions, celery, bell peppers and
garlic. Sauté 3-5 minutes or until vegetable mixture is wilted and simmer
10-15 minutes longer. Add tomato sauce, basil and thyme. Blend well and season to taste using salt substitute [or salt] and pepper.
Place chicken breasts in a 2-quart casserole dish. Cover with the eggplant mixture, olives and 1/2 of the shredded cheese. Using a fork, blend the ingredients well over the chicken. Top with the remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes.

Featured Archive Recipes:
Cajun Sausage and Chicken with
Black-Eyed Peas and Rice

Cajun Shepherd's Pie (Prudhomme)
Cajun Smothered Duck
Eggplants Filled with Sausage Jambalaya
Joe's Jambalaya
New Orleans Chicken Bonne Femme
Chicken Maque Choux
Chicken and Corn Stew
Emeril's Spicy Chicken and Dumplings
More from Chef John Folse

Index - Poultry Recipe Archives
Daily Recipe Index
Do you know what it means
to miss New Orleans?

Recipe Archives Index
Recipe Search

WB01419_1.gif (2752 bytes)

WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Home  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Sitemap  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Recipe of the Day  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Art Gallery  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Cafe  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Articles  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Cookbooks
WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Cajun Country  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Features  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Chefs  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Food Quotes  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Gift Gallery  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Favorites
WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Basics  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Recipe Archives  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Links  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) Guestbook
  WB01507_.gif (516 bytes) What's New

LinkShare-Get Your Share!

Webmaster Michele W. Gerhard
Copyright © 1999-2009 Crossroads International.  All rights reserved.
Some graphics copyright
Revised: December 01, 2009.