Shrimp Tales

  • Recipe: Seafood Fried Rice

      Fried rice is a delicious meal from Asian countries like Vietnam that’s distinguished by its customizability through the use of multiple different ingredients. You can make it with chicken, beef and more, but for us, nothing beats the deliciously filling taste of Seafood Fried Rice. Crab, scallops, crawfish, fish and, of course, wild-caught American...

    Read More May 13, 2021
  • Learn to Make Shrimp Creole from Southern Food & Beverage Museum Founder Liz Williams

    The Southern Food & Beverage Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana has provided Wild American Shrimp with a video on how to make authentic, New Orleans-style Classic Shrimp Creole with wild-caught shrimp made by the museum’s founder, Liz Williams! Williams’ recipe is loosely based on one found in the cookbook “Talk About Good II: A Toast...

    Read More May 12, 2021
  • In Memoriam: Richard Gollott, A Pillar of the Wild-Caught Gulf Shrimp Industry

    Edgar Richard Gollott, Sr., Vice President of Golden Gulf Coast Packing Company, Inc. (est. in 1984 on Biloxi, Mississippi’s Back Bay), President of Gollott’s Oil Dock & Ice House and a pillar of the seafood industry in the Gulf South for more than 60 years, passed away peacefully in his Biloxi home on Sunday, May 9,...

    Read More May 11, 2021
  • Recipe: Basil Chimichurri Grilled Wild Gulf Shrimp Skewers

    INGREDIENTS: 4 lb. Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp, size 16/20, peeled and deveined, tail off 6 cups Cilantro, leaves 6 cups Fresh basil leaves 6 Tbsp. Fresh oregano 6 ea. Garlic, whole cloves 4 ea. Jalapeño, no seeds ½ cup Shallot, sliced 2 Tbsp. Cumin 6 Tbsp. Sherry vinegar 6 Tbsp. Lime juice 1½ Tbsp. Black...

    Read More May 11, 2021
  • Celebrate National Shrimp Day with These 10 Video Recipes!

    Happy National Shrimp Day from Wild American Shrimp! Today’s all about celebrating the delicious flavor of wild-caught American shrimp! These shrimp get their naturally fresh flavor from the nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic Ocean. When you purchase Wild American Shrimp, you can be assured of not only the best...

    Read More May 10, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Scott Varnedoe

    SCOTT VARNEDOE JUBAN’S CREOLE RESTAURANT Chef Scott Varnedoe has been cooking up Louisiana cuisine for over 20 years. Born in Pensacola, Florida, and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Scott Varnedoe’s early exposure to food and cooking came through his parents and brother — all accomplished cooks. Inspired to follow in his brother’s footsteps, Varnedoe studied...

    Read More May 7, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: David Chauvin’s Seafood Company

    David and Kim Chauvin are big visionaries. They currently own three businesses in Dulac, Louisiana: David Chauvin’s Seafood Company, a fuel/ice dock, supply house, and retail location; Bluewater, an IQF processing plant; and Mariah Jade, a dock and specialty processing plant for hand-peeled shrimp. The core of their success is a longstanding foundation of faith...

    Read More May 7, 2021
  • Five (5) Reasons to Eat More Shrimp From the 2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

    Every five years, the current USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee creates a detailed dietary guideline providing recommendations to help Americans make food and beverage choices that contribute to an overall healthier diet. In preparation for those guidelines, the Committee also creates a scientific report discussing initial research and observed trends to be addressed. To help condense...

    Read More May 7, 2021
  • Shrimp School: How Shrimpers Actually Catch Wild-Caught Shrimp!

    For all of the shrimp that Americans eat (the average American consumes 4.1 pounds of shrimp per year) one might wonder: “How do shrimpers catch those delicious wild-caught shrimp?” What is surprising to many is that shrimp are an annual crop that is inherently sustainable. The shrimp that our members process are caught in the...

    Read More May 6, 2021
  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With These Video Recipes for Shrimp Fajitas!

    Happy Cinco de Mayo from Wild American Shrimp! There’s no better way to celebrate today than with some quick and easy shrimp fajitas made with tasty wild-caught American shrimp! There’s something about that sizzling, aromatic pan of deliciousness that’s irresistible, and, of course, each family member can personalize their fajitas with their favorite toppings! Wild-caught...

    Read More May 5, 2021
  • Recipe: Spicy Tropical Shrimp

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds wild-caught American shrimp: peeled and deveined 1 cup diced pineapple 1/2 cup diced water chestnuts 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons soy sauce Directions: Combine all ingredients and toss well. Chill for 2 hours. Drain and place on broiler...

    Read More May 4, 2021
  • Shrimp School: Shrimp Swimming Backward (and the Surprising Impact It May Have on Our Oceans)

    A shrimp swimming underwater Shrimp School is now in session! Did you know that shrimp swim backward? It’s true! Shrimp may be little guys (with full-grown shrimp only measuring about three to nine inches in length), but they’ve still got places to be! So, when they’re scuttling around through the ocean, why do they do...

    Read More May 3, 2021