Shrimp Tales

  • Recipe: Maple Glaze Beurre-Blanc Shrimp Over Linguine

    By Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate, Michael-Ann Rowe. SHRIMP & LINGUINE INGREDIENTS 1 Lb. Louisiana shrimp (shell off and cleaned) 2 small handfuls of Linguine 3/4 C maple syrup (1/2 + 1/4) 1 Lg. Shallot heart (diced) 1/4 C light cream 1 TBS unsalted butter 1/4 C of reserved pasta water 2 TBS coconut, grapeseed,...

    Read More November 30, 2021
  • Do You Ask Restaurants if They Serve Wild-Caught American Shrimp?

    As people slowly but surely make their way back outside, restaurants are opening their doors once again and accommodating guests in a COVID-19 world by requesting the usage of masks and social distancing between tables. What a feeling, to be able to dine out at favorite local restaurants once again! And, of course, nothing sounds...

    Read More November 29, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Monte Sheffield

    MONTE SHEFFIELD PALMER’S RESTAURANT BAR & COURTYARD * ASPA CHEF OF THE YEAR 2020 * As a born and raised Texan, Chef Monte Sheffield’s passion for cooking and serving others dates back to his early childhood years when he would help his parents in the kitchen, prepping for their large dinner parties. “I was usually...

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Gulf Crown Seafood Company Inc.

    Gulf Crown Seafood Company Inc. has been in operation since 1987 when it opened in Delcambre, Louisiana, which is a city centrally located on the Gulf of Mexico, and is about the halfway point between the Texas and Florida coastlines. Every morning, Jeff Floyd, president of the processing plant, drives down a special road to...

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • 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 November 23, 2021
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with Shrimp Butternut Squash Pasta!

    When fall rolls around, there are certain flavors that always make one think of the season. Pumpkins, cinnamon and— one of our personal favorites— butternut squash, a flavorful squash that turns a deep orange when ripe which is perfect for autumn and provides a sweet and nutty flavor. Perfectly complementing a variety of dishes, butternut...

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • Wild-Caught American Shrimp: A Tasty Treat for Any Day of the Week!

    Perhaps you don’t have escargot or truffles stored in your kitchen, but wild-caught American shrimp can be a standby delicacy that don’t have to wait for a special occasion. If you buy IQF (Individually Quick-Frozen) shrimp, you can use the number you need and keep the rest in the freezer for later. These aren’t just...

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • Emeril Lagasse’s Shrimp and Corn Bisque

    INGREDIENTS 3 pounds large Wild American Shrimp®, head on 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt Freshly ground white pepper 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup brandy 1/4 cup tomato paste 3 crushed garlic cloves 2 bay leaves 4 sprigs fresh tarragon 4 sprigs fresh thyme 6 black peppercorns...

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • How to Create Your Own Recipes with Chef Robert St. John

    Robert St. John, a Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate, writes a weekly column with topics ranging from traveling tips to cooking advice and recipes. Here is one of his columns on recipe development and how he created one of his most popular dishes. ~~~ Recipe inspiration comes from many places. Sometimes it’s a thought out of thin...

    Read More November 22, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Aaron Cuschieri

    After working under a number of the country’s most acclaimed chefs throughout the last decade of his career, Detroit native Aaron Cuschieri steps up for the very first time as an independent Executive Chef launching his own vision at The Dearborn in Chicago. An urban American tavern owned and operated by Clodagh and Amy Lawless,...

    Read More November 19, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Captain’s Fine Foods, LLC

    Captain’s Fine Foods was founded by businessman Mac Chen, who grew up in his family’s successful seafood business. He emigrated with his family to the United States from Taiwan in 1976 but didn’t like the climate in Chicago so he and his family, including young daughter Irene, moved South to Tampa, a city whose history...

    Read More November 19, 2021
  • The Story of Largest Shrimp Ever Caught

    It’s time for another Fun Fact Friday! Did you know? Allegedly, the largest shrimp ever caught measured nearly 16 inches and was purchased for $800 by a Colombian biologist! Here’s how the story goes. According to UnderwaterTimes.com, in the middle of April 2006 in Cartagena, Colombia — right on the coast of the Caribbean Sea...

    Read More November 19, 2021
  • Warm Up Your Day with Smoked Shrimp Bisque!

    Ingredients 1 qt shrimp stock concentrate (recipe to follow) 1 qt heavy cream 1 cup tomato paste 2 cups smoked shrimp salsa (recipe to follow) 1/2 cup fried plantain crumbles for garnish (recipe to follow) Heat stock, cream, and tomato paste in a stockpot and simmer for 30 minutes. Add salsa and season to taste....

    Read More November 18, 2021
  • Wild American Shrimp: A Great Source of Calcium!

    We’ve spoken many times about how wild-caught American shrimp are more than being tasty, they are also packed with a variety of health benefits!  Thanks to the wide variety of nutrients they contain, they assist with everything from supporting hair growth to helping prevent cancer. Today, we want to discuss one of shrimp’s most essential...

    Read More November 17, 2021
  • Make Lunch a Breeze with Smart & Easy Shrimp Salad!

    Ingredients: 1 pound cooked Wild American Shrimp®, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 pound Jarlsberg or Swiss cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 cup chopped spring onions 1 cucumber, sliced into rounds 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon curry powder Directions: In a large bowl, mix the shrimp and cheese....

    Read More November 16, 2021
  • Jumbo’s Shrimp: A Historic Miami Restaurant

    It’s time for another Shrimp History Lesson! Today we’re talking about Jumbo’s Shrimp – a seafood restaurant icon of Miami, Florida’s Liberty City district – complete with photos of actual Jumbo’s signage and memorabilia courtesy of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana! Described by the Miami New Times as “the Temple of Fried Shrimp,” Jumbo’s...

    Read More November 15, 2021