Thursday, March 15, 2018

Bourbon St. Eats in the Middle of the Lake of the Ozarks!

You may be surprised to find out that you can enjoy the rich, savory recipes of New Orleans right here in mid-Missouri. The Lake of the Ozarks has the best Cajun restaurant outside of Louisiana, and you can enjoy it lakeside all season long. 

Cajun Inspired Cooking
Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina uses rubs and spices direct from Louisiana in our cooking, giving it the flavor you'd expect if you visited the French Quarter in person. Cajun food is a style of cooking that could be classified as a rustic cuisine. The French-speaking Acadian people that made New Orleans their home many years ago created fantastic recipes using ingredients that were easy to find in the region.

Some of the staples used in Cajun include rice, sausages, seafood, and vegetables. You'll find amazing dishes throughout our extensive menu containing these ingredients. The Bourbon Street Eats section of the menu is rich with them, and it's a great place to start your Midwestern Cajun flavor journey. 

Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina, Lake of the Ozarks, Cajun food

Each of these dishes is served with a garden salad or mini Caesar salad and your choice of French bread or cornbread. 

Chicken New Orleans
A blackened chicken breast sauteed with a trio of bell peppers paired with a kickin' Cajun cream sauce and served over rice.

Cajun Alfredo
A mildly spiced Alfredo tossed with fresh fettuccine noodles. Chicken, shrimp, or a combination of both can be added if you like. 

Voodoo Chicken
A Spicy marinara blackened chicken breast is placed over a bed of sauteed onions, peppers, and rice. 

Smothered Catfish
A catfish filet served on a bed of rice, smothered in our Crawfish Etoufee. The catfish can be prepared fried or blackened. 

A Louisiana rice-based dish steeped in rich and subtle spices along with Andouille sausage, smoked chicken, and shrimp. This dish can also be served "dirty." 

Red Beans 'N' Rice
This classic dish is seasoned to perfection and served with a link of Andouille sausage. 

Easy Street Trio
You will love this sweet and spicy blush cream sauce with Andouille sausage, shrimp, and tender chicken served over fresh fettuccine. 

Crab Cake Pasta
2 delicious handmade shrimp and lump Blue crab cakes are placed on a bed of fresh fettuccine with delicious seafood cream sauce. 

Crawfish 'N' Shrimp Etouffee
Crawfish and shrimp smothered in a rich creamy etouffee sauce with Creole vegetables and served with rice.

Shrimp 'N' Grits
Large shrimp sauteed with Andouille sausage, hickory-smoked bacon, onions, and mushrooms and served over our homemade Cheddar Cheese and Jalapeno Grits. 

New Orleans Medley
A plateful of our signature entrees; creamy Crawfish Etouffee, rich Jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice, and a half link of our Andouille sausage.  

Is your mouth watering yet? You don't have to plan a trip to New Orleans to experience incredible Cajun cooking. Instead, head on over to our waterfront restaurant and bar at the Lake of the Ozarks

The Bourbon Street Eats portion of our menu is just the beginning of the wonderful Cajun flavors we have in store for you, plus you'll find plenty of non-Cajun dishes that are equally as delicious. Shorty Pants Lounge & Marina has something tasty for everyone in the family. Join us soon for lunch or dinner and find out for yourself! 

The Lake's #1 Creole Cuisine Restaurantwhere you can expect a luxury, laid-back experience at Lake of the Ozarks!!

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