100 Best Southern Recipes

Indulge in some old fashioned, down home cooking with these delicious southern recipes. 

From mouth-watering barbecue ribs and southern fried chicken to authentic jambalaya and gumbo, there are plenty of classic southern dishes to choose from including main entrees, side dishes, desserts and drinks.

Main Entree Southern Recipes


  1. Southern Fried Chicken from Immaculate Bites
  2. Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings from The Grateful Girl Cooks
  3. Nashville Hot Chicken from Tasting Table
  4. Buttermilk Fried Chicken from Simply Recipes
  5. Chicken Fried Chicken with Country Gravy from Favorite Family Recipes
  6. Southern Style Chicken and Waffles from Garlic and Zest
  7. Buttermilk Roasted Chicken from Gonna Want Seconds
  8. Chicken and Rice from She Wears Many Hats
  9. Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen
  10. Old Fashioned Southern Chicken Salad from Syrup and Biscuits


  11. Shrimp and Grits from She Wears Many Hats
  12. Fried Catfish from Simply Recipes
  13. Chicken Andouille Sausage Gumbo from Jessica Gavin
  14. Country Shrimp Boil from Noble Pig
  15. Jambalaya from Daring Gourmet
  16. Shrimp Po’ Boys from Immaculate Bites
  17. Perfect Crawfish Boil from My Invisible Crown
  18. Creole Shrimp from Immaculate Bites
  19. Salmon Patties from Deep South Dish
  20. Southern Style Crab Cakes from How to Feed a Loon
  21. Shrimp Étouffée from Simply Recipes
  22. Southern Fried Shrimp from Miss in the Kitchen

    Beef, Pork & Other Main Entree Southern Recipes

  23. Chicken Fried Steak with Country Gravy from Recipe Girl
  24. Authentic Lousiana Red Beans and Rice from Allrecipes
  25. Country Style Ribs from Baking Mischief
  26. World’s Best Caroline Pulled Pork from Oh Sweet Basil
  27. Southern Fried Pork Chops from Soulfully Made
  28. St Louis Style Ribs (Oven Baked) from Cooking LSL
  29. Brunswick Stew from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  30. Southern Fried Pork Chops with Country Gravy from Wildflour’s Kitchen
  31. Hamburger Steak with Onion Gravy from Divas Can Cook
  32. Copycat Cracker Barrel Meatloaf from The Midnight Baker
  33. Southern Ham Salad from Melissa’s Southern Kitchen
  34. Texas Beef Chili from Once Upon a Chef
  35. Hot Brown from The Brown Hotel
  36. Cajun Cracklins from Acadiana Table
  37. Southern White Beans and Ham from The McCallum Shamrock Patch

    Side Dish Southern Recipes


  38. Southern Style Green Beans from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  39. Black Eyed Peas from Immaculate Bites
  40. Kickin’ Collard Greens from Allrecipes
  41. Southern Bacon Fried Cabbage from Love Bakes Good Cakes
  42. Fried Okra from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  43. Old Fashioned Pinto Beans from Loaves and Dishes
  44. Best Ever Creamed Corn from Grace and Good Eats
  45. Fried Green Tomatoes from Simply Recipes
  46. Squash Casserole from Add a Pinch
  47. Memphis Style Coleslaw from Barefeet in the Kitchen
  48. Southern Butter Beans from The Blonde Cook
  49. Corn Casserole from The Cozy Cook
  50. Southern Turnip Greens from Hangry Fork
  51. Creamy Southern Pasta Salad from Flavorite
  52. Hoppin’ John from Simply Recipes
  53. Southern Style Lima Beans from Florassippi Girl

    Other Side Dishes

  54. Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese from Divas Can Cook
  55. Southern Potato Salad from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  56. Sweet Corn Spoonbread from  Southern Bite
  57. Southern Fried Potatoes from Deep South Dish
  58. Fried Apples from Syrup and Biscuits
  59. Southern Style Baked Beans from South Your Mouth
  60. New Orleans Dirty Rice from Just a Pinch
  61. Southern Cornbread Dressing from Divas Can Cook
  62. Corn Fritters from Just a Taste
  63. Creamiest Grits Ever from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  64. Ambrosia Fruit Salad from The Country Cook

    Biscuits & Cornbread

  65. Southern Biscuits from The Anthony Kitchen
  66. Southern Cornbread from Feast and Farm
  67. Buttermilk Biscuits from Live Well Bake Oven
  68. Southern Hush Puppies from House of Nash Eats
  69. Buttermilk Cornbread from Sugar Spun Run

    Sauces and Gravies

  70. Homemade Country Gravy from The Anthony Kitchen
  71. Sausage Gravy from The Salty Marshmallow
  72. How to Make Gravy Like a Southerner from Restless Chipotle
  73. Alabama White BBQ Sauce from House Of Nash Eats
  74. Carolina Barbecue Sauce from A Fork’s Tale

    Dessert Southern Recipes

  75. Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  76. Chess Pie from She Wears Many Hats
  77. Southern Peach Cobbler from The Gracious Wife
  78. Beignets from Jo Cooks
  79. Southern Banana Pudding from Tornadough Alli
  80. Kentucky Butter Cake from Cookies and Cups
  81. Southern Pecan Pie from The Country Cook
  82. Hummingbird Cake from Boulder Locavore
  83. Old Fashioned Southern Bread Pudding from Deep South Dish
  84. Southern Johnny’s Hoecakes from Immaculate Bites
  85. Lousiana Pralines from I Heart Recipes
  86. Southern Brown Sugar Pie from Pizzazzerie
  87. Pecan Praline Cake with Butter Sauce from The Country Cook
  88. Arkansas Possum Pie from House of Nash Eats
  89. Southern Chocolate Cobbler from Add a Pinch
  90. Mississippi Mud Pie from Sugar and Soul
  91. Southern Style Carrot Cake from Amy in the Kitchen
  92. Butter Roll from Call Me PMC
  93. Southern Coca Cola Cake from The Southern Lady Cooks
  94. Prize Winning Key Lime Pie from Soufflé Bombay
  95. Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake from The View from the Great Island
  96. Southern Peach Pie from House of Nash Eats
  97. Blueberry Cobbler from Tastes Better From Scratch
  98. Old Southern Sugar Cake from Holly’s Cheat Day
  99. Southern Fudge Pie from The Country Cook
  100. Fourteen Layer Cake from Bakerella

    Drink & Appetizer Southern Recipes

  101. Perfect Sweet Tea from Gather for Bread
  102. Old Fashioned Lemonade from Divas Can Cook
  103. Southern Pink Lemonade from Frugal Coupon Living
  104. Kentucky Mint Julep from The Chunky Chef
  105. Mom’s Classic Southern Deviled Eggs from Family Food on the Table
  106. Spicy Shrimp Dip from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  107. Best Pimento Cheese from 11 Magnolia Lane
  108. Spicy Boiled Peanuts from Spicy Southern Kitchen

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