Shrimp Tales

  • Bundle Up for the Fall Season with this Recipe for Autumn Shrimp Soup!

    As the weather gets colder and the leaves start to turn those beautiful shades of red, yellow, orange and brown, it can only mean that it’s the fall season once again. Lower temperatures mean staying in and cooking up delicious meals to help warm the soul, including one of our favorites: Autumn Shrimp Soup! This...

    Read More October 29, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Philly Seafood Co.

    Founded in 2000 but with years of shrimping history before that, Philly Seafood Co. is family-owned and operated by the Garcias. The patriarch – Edward Garcia, Sr. – has been shrimping since he was a teenager and was the first Hispanic Gulf shrimp boat owner in Matagorda Bay, Texas. Today, with his daughter Regina running...

    Read More October 29, 2021
  • Wild American Shrimp: A True Beauty Food!

    We already know that wild-caught, American shrimp are delicious to eat, but did you also know that they offer a variety of beauty-based benefits? It’s true! Shrimp are a real beauty food! While shrimp are considered to be a genuine “beauty food,” you may be wondering what that even means. Simply put, as more people...

    Read More October 29, 2021
  • Shrimp Deviled Eggs Take Your Perfect Party Snack to a New Level!

    Deviled eggs are a go-to dish for any occasion. Whether at an upscale dinner party or tailgating with friends, this dish is an excellent mix of being easy to make and delicious to taste. The dish itself has a fascinating history. While it could be assumed that the dish originated in the United States due...

    Read More October 28, 2021
  • Eat Wild American Shrimp To Avoid Unknown Substances In Some Imported Shrimp

    First, the good news. When American consumers use wild-caught American shrimp – whether they’re in a piping hot bowl of gumbo or placed over a bed of tasty pasta – they can be assured that those shrimp were caught responsibly and are free from harmful substances. They are caught by American shrimpers in the warm,...

    Read More October 27, 2021
  • Nailing Quick and Easy Meal Prep with Wild American Shrimp!

    Picture this: it’s before work and everyone is gathering their things before heading out the door for the day. That’s when the lightbulb goes off: what’s for lunch? What is something that can be quickly made to make something filling that fast. Does that sound familiar? Most of us have experienced this scenario, and it...

    Read More October 25, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Austin Sumrall

    AUSTIN SUMRALL WHITE PILLARS Austin Sumrall, the chef-owner of White Pillars has been working in restaurants for many years and has had a passion for cooking most of his life. Austin grew up in McComb, Mississippi, and went on to graduate from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. He...

    Read More October 22, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Hi-Seas of Dulac, Inc.

    About 16 miles outside of Houma, Louisiana, across a few drawbridges, lies a family-owned business that has sustained four generations of Authemonts. The office walls are adorned with taxidermy trophies of their hunting exploits over the years ranging from bobcats to deer. Hi-Seas of Dulac was named in 1981 during the shooting of Vice President...

    Read More October 22, 2021
  • “Wine American Shrimp”: Some Ideas for Pairing Shrimp and Wine

    Shrimp and wine are a match made in heaven. After all, doesn’t just thinking about sitting at a restaurant eating delicious shrimp pasta paired with a perfect wine make your mouth water? While, unfortunately, that may not be possible at the moment, there’s no denying that sales of wine have increased during COVID-19. And with...

    Read More October 22, 2021
  • Warm Up This Fall with This Recipe for Potato Soup with Shrimp!

    Recipe by Paula Deen INGREDIENTS: 1/2 stick butter 1 small onion, diced 2 medium carrots, diced about the same size as the onion 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 8 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 4 cups milk, whole, reduced-fat (2 percent) or low fat (1 percent) 2 chicken bouillon cubes, dissolved in 1/2 cup hot...

    Read More October 21, 2021
  • Happy International Chefs Day from Wild American Shrimp!

    It’s October 20th, which means that today we at Wild American Shrimp are celebrating International Chefs Day! As detailed by the official website, ever since being founded in 2004 by the late Chef Dr. Bill Gallagher, International Chefs Day has been about celebrating the chefs of the world and all the delicious food they cook....

    Read More October 20, 2021
  • Shrimp Scampi Recipe

    Recipe by Diana Rattray Shrimp Scampi is a very popular southern-style way to prepare shrimp. Serve this wonderful scampi as a first course or serve with hot cooked rice or angel hair pasta and a salad for a complete meal. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp (about 16 to 24) 1/3 cup clarified butter 4...

    Read More October 19, 2021
  • Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate National Seafood Month with Wild-Caught American Shrimp!

    It’s October once again, which means that it’s our favorite time of the year: National Seafood Month! This month is about celebrating all the good that sustainable seafood brings to our lives, specifically all the fantastic qualities of wild-caught American shrimp from the Gulf and South Atlantic! From their tasty flavor to how they’re caught,...

    Read More October 18, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: David Culi

    DAVID CULI HYDE PARK RESTAURANT GROUP Chef Culi joined the Hyde Park Restaurant Group in 1996 as Sous Chef at the Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse Downtown Cleveland and has worked in a variety of capacities in several Hyde Park Group concepts over the past 25 years including Executive Chef at Sal & Angelo’s, Coventry Village,...

    Read More October 15, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Bluewater Shrimp Company

    David and Kim Chauvin are big visionaries. They currently own three businesses in Dulac, Louisiana: David Chauvin Seafood Company, a fuel/ice dock, supply house, retail location and give you a 1.5-hour tour of the facilities where you take a deeper look into the domestic shrimp industry; Bluewater, an IQF processing plant; and Mariah Jade, a...

    Read More October 15, 2021
  • Fun Fact Friday: Belgium’s Horseback Shrimpers

    For nearly 700 years, the shrimpers of Oostduinkerke, Belgium, have been using draft horses to help them pursue the local catch. Typically weighing more than 2,000 pounds, these horses are well suited to the task of carrying shrimp fishermen through the cold waters of the North Sea, but only after at least a year of...

    Read More October 15, 2021