Southern Recipes

Fried chicken and slaw. Grits and greens. Pulled pork and BBQ. These top-rated recipes show the best of the South.

Oklahoma Brisket
Susan

Oklahoma Brisket

This is absolutely fabulous and so easy. Brisket that isn't dried out can be so good. The bar-b-que sauce is also wonderful and can be used for other meat dishes.

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Cajun Crab Cakes (No Breadcrumbs)
Tracy

Cajun Crab Cakes (No Breadcrumbs)

These Creole-spiced crab cakes make a delicious side dish or appetizer. The key is to use a small amount of crumbled crackers instead of breadcrumbs for a lighter, less-starchy cake.

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Blackened Catfish and Spicy Rice
Eric Lubow

Blackened Catfish and Spicy Rice

Buttery pan-fried catfish fillets are served over a bed of spicy white rice in this quick dinner.

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Easy Southern Fried Green Tomatoes
Ali

Easy Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Cornmeal-coated green tomato slices are fried until crisp and golden. They're perfect as a southern appetizer or for a unique take on a classic B.L.T.

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North Carolina Pulled Pork
skibunny2k

North Carolina Pulled Pork

Pork shoulder is slow cooked in a tangy, sweet homemade barbecue sauce, perfect for serving a hungry family.

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Carolina Mustard Sauce #1
Chef Bo

Carolina Mustard Sauce #1

There is no cooking required to get this classic vinegar- and mustard-based Carolina-style barbeque sauce sweetened with honey.

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Key West Shrimp Boil with Key Lime Mustard Sauce
SAVVYHOSTESS

Key West Shrimp Boil with Key Lime Mustard Sauce

This shrimp boil recipe comes with a bonus dipping sauce recipe, using beer, lemon juice, and lime juice to make tasty shrimp and dip for your shrimp lovers.

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Memphis BBQ Pork Totchos
Leslie Kelly

Memphis BBQ Pork Totchos

These BBQ pork totchos, Tater Tots(R) topped with cheese, barbeque sauce, and coleslaw, bring the southern flavor to a favorite bar food.

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Grilled Peach Bourbon Smash
Matt Wencl

Grilled Peach Bourbon Smash

A quick and easy grilled fruit cocktail with muddled mint leaves and grilled peach with ginger ale and bourbon is a perfect summer cocktail.

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Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread
BETHANYWEATHERSBY

Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread

Grandma's recipe for a sweet, moist cornbread likely to become your favorite!

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Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler
aeposey

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler

Sweet Georgia peaches are topped with homemade biscuits creating a bubbling Southern-style peach cobbler perfect for summer nights.

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Sweet Dinner Rolls
Donna West

Sweet Dinner Rolls

This basic homemade dinner roll recipe is the only one you'll ever need. It makes soft, sweet dinner rolls, and can also be used for cinnamon rolls.

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Sweet Potato Pie I
COUGAAR

Sweet Potato Pie I

For this lovely pie, sweet potatoes are boiled, peeled and mashed together with butter, sugar, milk and eggs, then seasoned with nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla.

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Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya
Colleen Murtaugh

Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Shrimp and chicken simmer with classic jambalaya ingredients in this easy slow cooker meal.

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Kickin' Collard Greens
Ken Adams

Kickin' Collard Greens

If you like greens you will love this recipe. The bacon and onions give them a wonderful flavor. Add more red pepper for a little more spice.

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Spicy Bean Salsa
Susan Navarrete

Spicy Bean Salsa

Also known as 'cowboy caviar', this twist on traditional salsa is enlivened with black beans, corn and black-eyed peas.

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Key West Chicken
TINA B

Key West Chicken

This recipe from the Florida Keys is the best marinade for chicken, and it only takes 30 minutes from prep till you can grill! It's a great blend of flavors with honey, soy sauce, and lime juice.

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Smooth Sweet Tea
cookincode3

Smooth Sweet Tea

Southern sweet tea, perfect for hot summer days!

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Scott Hibb's Amazing Whisky Grilled Baby Back Ribs
Scott David Hibbard

Scott Hibb's Amazing Whisky Grilled Baby Back Ribs

Slowly baking these baby back pork ribs before grilling is the secret. That, and the finely-tuned, sweet, basting sauce.

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The Best Chicken Fried Steak
norah

The Best Chicken Fried Steak

This recipe for chicken fried steak includes a batter spiked with Tabasco Sauce and a pan gravy that is sure to satisfy all the chicken-fried steak lovers at your table.

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Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice
MIAMI BEACH

Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

I grew up in Louisiana and love red beans and rice; these are just like I remember--red beans made with Cajun seasonings and Andouille sausage. This is a great Sunday supper.

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Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken
TANAQUIL

Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken

This actually uses my breading for Chicken Fried Steak---my husband suggested we try it with chicken breasts, and it was delicious!

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Kentucky Butter Cake
Suzanne Stull

Kentucky Butter Cake

Moist and buttery cake made from readily available ingredients with a luscious butter sauce.

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Chef John's Buttermilk Biscuits
Chef John

Chef John's Buttermilk Biscuits

Flaky, buttery buttermilk biscuits are perfect any time of day.

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Bananas Foster II
BUTTERMEBREAD

Bananas Foster II

Bananas are cooked in a bubbling pan of dark brown sugar, butter, rum and cinnamon and served over ice cream with walnuts in this elegant, quick dessert.

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Kentucky Biscuits
COOKIN4MY3BOYS

Kentucky Biscuits

This is a great recipe, different than the usual biscuit. Serve piping hot with butter, jam, or honey.

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Blackberry Cobbler II
Amanda Johnson-Lindsey

Blackberry Cobbler II

Throw together this cobbler in minutes using fresh berries from the yard!

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Bubba's Jambalaya
FORDMAN88

Bubba's Jambalaya

Easy Southern classic, with chicken, sausage, ham, and shrimp.

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Old Charleston Style Shrimp and Grits
berskine

Old Charleston Style Shrimp and Grits

Tender shrimp and andouille sausage with red, green, and yellow bell peppers are served over cheese-flavored grits in this traditional low-country favorite.

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