Red Beans and Rice (gluten free. veg option available)
Jambalaya (gluten free): Spicy rice is jumbled together with chicken and smoked sausage, tomatoes, garlic and peppers—a true Cajun classic!
Gumbo: A spicy stew served over rice with chicken and smoked sausage, this is the definitive Louisiana dish.
Etouffée and Rice: Etouffée literally means “smothered” in Creole sauce (a roux with celery, green bell peppers, onions and spices) with your choice of: Vegetarian, Chicken, Shrimp or Crawfish
Blackened Chicken or Catfish: (or order half and half for a choice for your guests)
Hushpuppies with sauce (2 pups per serving!) or Cornbread
Greens (vegetarian or ham-based)
Spicy Cajun Mac and Cheese, add crawfish
Cajun Salad: greens with seasonal veggies, creole dressing on the side. Vinaigrette available upon request.
Jemil’s Famous Pasta Monique: Creamy Cajun Penne Pasta with Special Sauce, Tomatoes, Spinach and Mushrooms. With your choice of: Crawfish, Chicken, or Vegetarian
Tipsy Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce
Southern Peach Cobbler
Go for something special!
Due to limited availability of some ingredients, some specials may not be available on short notice.
- Shrimp ‘N Grits
- Jemil’s Fried Chicken
- Pasta Monique
- Blackened Chicken Alfredo
- Hoppin’ John (black eyed peas and cajun rice)
- Chicken Piquant
- Dirty Rice
- Frogs Legs ‘N Fritters
- Alligator Balls
- Alligator Gumbo
- Fried Catfish Fingers w/ Sauce
- Chicken Piquant
- Creole Okra Stew
- Deep Fried Mac & Cheese
- Blackened Chicken Over Rice Florentine
- Stuffed/Fried Catfish
- Stuffed Soft Shell Crab
Jemil’s Big Ass Appetizer Menu
Prices per piece except where indicated.If you have a per person budget we can work with you for a nice varied balance!
Blackened Shrimp Skewers (gluten free)
Blackened Chicken Skewers (gluten free)
Cajun Sliders: Pulled pork with Special Seasonings (hot) or Deli Meats and Cheeses On Fresh Mini Buns –
Cajun Meatballs (2 per serving): – Pork and Beef with Jemil’s Special Touch and Sauce
Bacon and Fig Tartlets: Our own House smoked Bacon and Fig Jam in a Tart Shell
Catfish Cakes: Deep Fried Tasty Catfish Cakes with a Cajun Flair
Blackened Catfish Bruschetta: Blackened Catfish over Toasted Bread with Special Sauce
Jambalaya Pies: Creole Empanadas! Jambalaya Stuffed into a Pastry Pie and Fried $2.50
Crawfish Beignets: Jemil’s Award Winning Appetizer (Best Appetizer—Bite of Seattle) Absolutely Delicious! Deep fried and savory. With Shrimp Sauce small extra charge
Crawfish Pies: A New Orleans Favorite. Mini Crawfish Pies.
Bacon and Cheddar Grit Quiche: Our house smoked Bacon in a Grit Crust Quiche. Real Men do Eat This!
BBQ Shrimp on Grit Cakes (gluten free): Delish. Little Savory Bites of the Best of NOLA. Shrimp and Grits.
Fried Mac and Cheese Balls with Crawfish Sauce
Creole SPICED Drumettes or Wings (gluten free): It’s not a party without your chicken!
Hush Puppies with Tiger Sauce: Fried Savory Cornbread with a Spicy Tiger Sauce on the Side. One of our most popular requests. – (2 per serving)
Andouille Baked Brie
Assorted Cheese Platter
Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter
Seasonal Fresh Crudités Platter with 2 Dressings
Mache Choux : New Orleans corn relish on Cucumber or Crostini: (Cucumber Version Gluten Free)
Muffaletta RELISH on Cucumber or Crostini: The taste of the Muffaletta gone vegetarian
New Orleans Exotic
Alligator Balls: Alligator Meat and Boudin Sausage in a Deep Fried Ball
Frogs Legs and Fritters: Tasty Fried Frogs’ Legs with Hush Puppies and Sauce
Natchitoches Meat Pies: Beef and Potato Pies, a New Orleans local favorite!
Sweet Potato Tartlets
Tipsy Bread Pudding Bites with Whiskey Sauce
Mini Peach Cobblers
Need more ideas? Here are some suggested menus.
Jambalaya, Blackened Chicken or Catfish, Red Beans and Rice, Cornbread, or Hush Puppies with Tiger Sauce.
“All that Jazz” *
All of the above plus Cajun Mac & Cheese (vegetarian)
“Mardi Gras” *
All of the above plus add Crawfish to your Mac & Cheese, or change it to Crawfish Monique and choice of dessert!
“Bourbon Street Blast” *
All of the above plus Savory Crawfish Beignets
We can help you. We can prepare a portion of the Red Beans, Etouffée, or Pasta Monique vegetarian.
Jambalaya and Red Beans & Rice are gluten-free. So is Blackened Catfish and Blackened Chicken.
Add Cajun Salad for $2 more per serving.
*Substitutions may incur an additional charge.
Truck Catering Menu – All-you-can-eat!
Starting at $19.50 per person, minimum $2,500. This is a great starting point — feel free to work with your catering manager to personalize your menu. Add items from our catering menu at a per-serving price to create a unique menu for your event!
Gumbo (chicken and sausage)
Jambalaya (chicken and sausage)– gluten-free.
Red Beans & Rice (Chock full of ham!)–gluten-free.
Etouffée over Rice (Blackened Chicken or Vegetarian)
Po-Boy Sandwiches (Blackened Chicken, Fried Catfish, Blackened Shrimp, or Vegetarian. (For a small extra charge we can also bring crawfish, oyster, and soft-shell crab.)
Catfish and Chips
Cajun Sampler Plate (Jambalaya, Red Beans, Piece of Blackened Chicken or Catfish)
If lots of kids are going to be at your event, let us know. We’ll also bring Cajun Mac and Cheese!
Choice of Cornbread, Fried Okra with Special Sauce, Cajun Fries, or Hush Puppies.
(extra $3.50 per guest)
Tipsy Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce, or Peach Cobbler.
Hungry? Ready to order? Let us know!