Boudin Balls – Fried Rice Pudding Blood Sausage

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Classic Boudin Balls Recipe

This Boudin Balls recipe is a classic recipe that has been spun into a fun appetizer that is starting to make a heavy appearance on menus in the South. Whether you pronounce it Boudin or Boudain, this Cajun recipe has got Balls.  I’m talking heat, flavor, crunch and it just so happens that they are rolled up all sphere like.  Hence the recipe name, Boudin Balls.  But make no mistake.  This Boudain Balls recipe is perfect for stuffing links if that’s what you prefer.  I’m telling you that this Boudin recipe is hands down as good as it gets and I’m betting that it’s even better than you’re moms recipe too!

If you don’t know what Boudin Balls are or even what Boudin is, let’s talk about it for a minute.  Most Americans think it originated in the South but the truth is there are all forms of Boudin throughout Europe.  Some people call it rice pudding or blood sausage.  Both are fairly accurate descriptions but for the most part, it’s generally a very potent rice pudding blood sausage with a concentrated spicy taste.  It’s normally twisted up in stuffed hog casings that can be smoked, grilled, baked or even pan fried.  And now, with this Boudin Balls recipe, it can be deep fried.

If you’re interested in learning how to stuff Boudin or more Cajun and Southern recipes, Check out the links below.

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Boudin Balls Ingredients:

4 cups white rice, cooked
1 lbs Ground Andouille Sausage
1/2 lbs Chicken liver
1 Celery stalk, chopped
1/2 Red Onion, chopped
3 Garlic Cloves, chopped
1 Jalapenos, chopped
1 Bell Pepper, chopped
1/2 cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
1/2 cup Scallions

2 Cups Chicken Broth
1 Cup Clam Juice
2 tbs Butter
1 tbs kosher salt (or to taste)
2 tbs freshly ground black pepper
1 tbs Worcestershire
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 cup Red Wine

1 cup Seasoned Flour, Salt/Pepper/Paprika to taste
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup Panko/Seasoned Bread Crumbs/Corn Meal (equal parts)
Oil for frying

Fry Boudin Balls for 2 to 3 minutes at 375 degrees f or until golden brown.

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Egg Noodle Lasagna

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This Egg Noodle Lasagna is a wonderful recipe that knocks out almost half of the normal cooking time so you can enjoy more eating instead of waiting.  And this dish is just bursting with flavor.  It’s got all of the great ingredients that make any Lasagna so heavenly when it’s hitting your pallet.

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Egg Noodle Lasagna Ingredients:

1/2 lbs Ground Beef
1/2 lbs Italian Sausage (Mild or Hot)
1 tsp Anise
1 can Stewed Tomatoes, chopped Italian Herb
1 Can Tomato Sauce
1 tbsp Brown Sugar
1 tsp Black Pepper
1 1/2 tbsp Italian Seasoning
1 tbsp Oregano
1/4 tsp Onion Powder
2 Garlic Cloves, chopped
1 Green Onion, chopped
1 cup Ricotta Cheese
1/2 cup Heavy Cream
1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
12 oz Egg Noodle, Cooked
1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, grated
8 basil Leaves
Olive Oil and Salt for the noodles and Boiling water

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Shrimp Ceviche – Ceviche de Camaron

Shrimp Ceviche

Shrimp Ceviche is so Refreshing

All of the ingredients are designed to pack a wallop of nutrition and explode with flavor.  It’s got Onions, Peppers, Tomatoes, Avocado, Cucumber and a list of other seasoning’s and ingredients you’re going to love.  You can serve this with chips, eat it plain as a salad, serve as a Tostada or, my favorite, as a Cocktail in a glass with Clamato!

Shrimp Ceviche

Shrimp Ceviche can, technically, be made with vegetables only but traditionally it’s made with either Tilapia or Shrimp.  The secret is cook the meat in the citric acid of freshly squeezed Lemon and Limes.  I find this method very effective with the fish but I find that it makes the shrimp a little pasty and less pleasant to eat.  So I like to steam my shrimp before I marinade it in the juice.  I get a ton flack from Hispanics that see me do it this way in the video but the results turn out virtually the same.   The texture of the shrimp is better and the flavor of the Lemon and Lime marinade is forever present because the citrus is so potent.  Therefore, trust me with the steaming in this recipe and enjoy your Shrimp Ceviche!

Shrimp Ceviche Ingredients:

  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 Jalapeno Pepper, diced (optional)
  • 1 cup Tomato, diced
  • 1 Avocado, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Clamato Juice (optional)
  • Tabasco Sauce (optional)

Steam Shrimp for 1 minute then remove and place in a bowl.  Then add the Lemon, Lime and Orange juice, stir and let it marinade for 20 minutes.  Chop all the remaining ingredients and combine in a separate bowl.  Add the Salt and Pepper, then stir.  Strain the Shrimp but add 1/4 cup of the juice to the vegetable bowl and add the shrimp, then stir.  Serve Shrimp Ceviche with Tostada Shells, Corn Chips or in a Glass With Clamato over the top.