Shrimp Tales

  • Spice Up a Cold Day with Shrimp and Grits

    Recipes for shrimp and grits can be as varied as the chefs and home cooks who prepare this comforting dish. North Carolina chef Bill Neal is credited with making shrimp and grits popular, thanks to Craig Claiborne of The New York Times, who shared his recipe in the mid-1980s, but it’s been a beloved dish...

    Read More February 19, 2021
  • Enjoy These Delicious Shrimp Recipes During Lent

    Individuals the world over will begin participating in Lent this week. But for those who are not familiar, what is Lent? It is the 40-day period between Ash Wednesday (which this year is Wednesday, February 17, 2021)  and Easter (Sunday, April 4, 2021) that is observed by many Christians. During this time, individuals typically give...

    Read More February 16, 2021
  • Serve Up a Special Shrimp Recipe for Your Special Someone This Valentine’s Day [with Videos]!

    It’s the most romantic day of the year, and while it may not be an option to dine at your favorite restaurant this year, you can always cook a delectably romantic recipe at home featuring wild-caught, American shrimp! As much as we love shrimp for their delicious taste and versatile uses in recipes, shrimp love...

    Read More February 12, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Indian Ridge Shrimp Company

    Andrew Blanchard is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the history of the shrimp industry in Chauvin, Louisiana. He was born and raised in the area, and his distinguishable Cajun accent is a reflection of the cultural heritage still celebrated in this small town located on the water in Terrebonne Parish. This industry...

    Read More February 12, 2021
  • Recipe: Louisiana Creole BBQ Shrimp

    INGREDIENTS 4½ lb. Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp, size 16/20, peeled and deveined, tail on 1½ tsp. Kosher salt 1½ tsp. Coarsely ground black pepper 3 Tbsp. Creole seasoning 1 Tbsp. Powdered garlic ⅓ cup Olive oil ½ cup White wine 2 Tbsp. Lemon juice 2 Tbsp. Louisiana Hot Pepper Sauce 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce ¾...

    Read More February 9, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: David Dickensauge

    DAVID DICKENSAUGE CORKS AND CLEAVER ITALIAN BISTRO David Dickensauge has scaled great culinary heights to learn from the best in the restaurant industry. Twenty-one years after venturing out on his own, he is blazing his own path as both executive chef for Bin 77 in Baton Rouge, LA and as co-owner and executive chef for...

    Read More February 5, 2021
  • Celebrate the Big Game with These Shrimp Party Snacks!

    The Big Game is upon us, and that means gathering with friends and family in front of the TV to watch the biggest game of the year! Of course, no Super Bowl watch party would be complete without an assortment of party snacks to munch on from kick-off to the last touchdown. Instead of going...

    Read More February 5, 2021