grillades and grits 

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Oh my! If you do not live in New Orleans and want to taste a little bit of it, this is the dish for you.  It is so full of flavor. Tender meat, sauce full of all these flavors and spices, and over grits... a southern staple. 
Doesn't get much better than this! 

Ingredients: 

  • Canola oil for frying
  • 6-8 flattened round steaks 
  • 1 cup flour 
  • 3 tbsp slap ya mama cajun seasoning 
  • sauce:
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced celery 
  • 1 cup diced and seeded green bell pepper 
  • 2 tbsp flour 
  • 1 can 14oz diced tomatoes 
  • 2 cups beef broth 
  • 2 tbsp dry red wine 
  • 1 tsp slap ya mama cajun seasoning 
  • 1/4 tsp ground thyme 
  • 1/4 tsp ground oregano 
  • 1/4 tsp basil 
  • 2 tsp garlic powder 
  • 4 bay leaves 

Directions: 

  • First, fry the rounds steaks 
  • Heat the pan with canola oil (enough to coat the bottom) 
  • Mix 1 cup flour with 3 tbsp slap ya mama cajun seasoning 
  • Batter each side of the round steaks and place into hot oil 
  • Fry each side until golden 
  • Remove steaks from the pan and set aside 
  • Place onions, celery, bell peppers into hot oil 
  • Cook down until soft 
  • Add 2 tbsp flour to coat the vegetables
  • Add the diced tomatoes 
  • Add the beef broth and wine 
  • Cut the round steaks into strips and place back into pan 
  • Add all other seasonings and allow it to cook down on low 
  • Cook grits according to package
  • Serve over grits