Shrimp Tales

  • Celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day With This Tasty Shrimp Scampi!

    Happy National Shrimp Scampi Day! Today’s all about celebrating one of America’s favorite shrimp dishes: Shrimp Scampi. After all, few can resist that delicious mix of wild-caught American shrimp, butter, garlic, lemon, white wine and more served perfectly over a bed of angel hair pasta. Celebrate this year with our own take on this classic...

    Read More April 29, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Jonathan Bennett

    JONATHAN BENNETT Most of us have childhood memories about a favorite food. Jonathan Bennett carries those memories with him every day. These aren’t images of sauce-laden, vertically presented pieces of art. They are his reality. Honest-to-goodness, real food -simplicity created from transforming basic ingredients into something so simple yet so delicious that it leaves the...

    Read More April 29, 2021
  • Recipe: Ginger-Poached Wild Gulf Shrimp with Yuzu-Wasabi Cocktail Sauce

    INGREDIENTS 4½ lb. Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp, size 16/20, peeled and deveined, tail on poaching liquid 6 cups Mirin 3 cups Rice vinegar ¾ cup Ginger, sliced ¾ cup Scallion, chopped 9 ea Garlic, whole cloves 3 ea Jalapeño, halved ¾ cup Carrot, thin sliced ¾ cup Celery, thin sliced 1 Tbsp. Black peppercorns, whole 3...

    Read More April 27, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Chef Peter Vauthy

    PETER VAUTHY RED, THE STEAKHOUSE Executive Chef Peter Vauthy is mixing things up with his new restaurant, Red South Beach, while staying true to his homegrown roots. Inspired by what he learned from his family while incorporating his unique perspective on the classics, Chef Vauthy’s envelope-pushing culinary masterpieces stem from the marriage of innovation and...

    Read More April 9, 2021
  • In Honor of Bertha V. Fontaine: American Seafood Advocate

    In the world of seafood, there are some advocates of wild-caught, American shrimp that go above and beyond the average supporter: Bertha V. Fontaine was one such individual. Although born in Memphis, Tennessee, Fontaine spent most of her life in Mississippi. After graduating from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus along with some graduate...

    Read More April 8, 2021