Shrimp Tales

  • Recipe: Cajun Shrimp, Sausage and Vegetable Skillet

    Visit this page to see how we tested this delicious recipe for ourselves!  This Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Vegetable Skillet from therecipecritic.com is the BEST 20-minute meal packed with awesome cajun flavor with shrimp, sausage, and summer veggies. This makes a great low-carb meal and is also great for meal prep! THIS RECIPE LOOKED SO...

    Read More May 25, 2021
  • NOAA Releases 2021 Report on the Implementation of the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program

    NOAA Fisheries recently released its report on the implementation of the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program, or SIMP. As part of their efforts to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices, NOAA and the U.S. government have employed the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP). The goal of the program is to...

    Read More May 24, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Matthew Kajdan

    MATTHEW KAJDAN MERCHANTS FOODSERVICE Matthew Kajdan was born and raised in Madison, MS where his mother and grandmother showed him the way around the kitchen. Growing up in a large European family, he developed a taste for gourmet cooking and fine foods. Food being a part of his life at a young age helped prepare...

    Read More May 21, 2021
  • Recipe: Alabama Wild Shrimp Creole

    Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup Mazola oil 2 cups chopped onion 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup bell pepper 2 cloves chopped garlic 3 pounds raw wild-caught American shrimp: deveined 1 large can tomatoes 2 small cans tomato paste 3 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon red pepper 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley...

    Read More May 18, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Tory Miller

    TORY MILLER DEJA FOOD RESTAURANT GROUP On any given Saturday at the Dane County Farmers’ Market held in Capitol Square — the heart of Madison, Wisconsin — it’s common to see Tory Miller in his chef whites. A wagon brimming with produce tailing behind him, Miller greets the hundreds of farmers, ranchers, cheesemakers, and artisans...

    Read More May 14, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Al’s Shrimp Company

    Al Marmande, third-generation owner of Al’s Shrimp Company in Theriot, Louisiana, lays a special claim to shrimp fame as one of the oldest continuing shrimp drying operations in the United States. The Marmande family, which was one of the original French families in the south Louisiana area, can trace its roots all the way back...

    Read More May 14, 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
  • 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
  • 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