ASPA Member Feature: Graham Shrimp Company
Bayou La Batre, Alabama is a land of opportunity fueled by the bounty of the Gulf of Mexico, as Ernie Anderson and his father-in-law Steve Graham of Graham Shrimp Co. Inc. will tell you after four generations of success in the shrimp and seafood processing industries. Through hard work and honest living, the faces behind...Read More January 28, 2022
Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate Nick Wallace to Compete in Season 19 of Top Chef
Photo Courtesy of Nick Wallace Exciting news from Wild American Shrimp! One of our very own Chef Advocates, Nick Wallace, will be competing in Season 19 of Bravo’s hit show Top Chef — Top Chef: Houston! Chef Nick will be competing with acclaimed Chefs from all over the country, bringing his signature style of...Read More January 28, 2022
Make Your Next Meal Quick and Easy With Shrimp Sushi!
There are dozens of delicious ways to serve up wild-caught American shrimp — from Shrimp Scampi to Shrimp Salad — but today, we’re offering up a whole new way to make a tasty shrimp dish quick and easy: Shrimp Sushi! While most people often get their sushi from a restaurant, it’s easy and fun to...Read More January 26, 2022
Mary’s Garlic Gulf-Caught Shrimp
INGREDIENTS: 1 package of herb and garlic seasoning mix 1 bottle of Catalina dressing 1 cup real butter 6 garlic cloves – minced 2 pounds of M&M Brand, 16/20 headless shrimp DIRECTIONS: Mix the first four ingredients together and melt. Cut shrimp in half and place in a baking pan. Pour mixture over and place...Read More January 19, 2022
Chef Advocate Highlight: Tory McPhail
TORY MCPHAIL REVELRY, JAM! AND DAVE’S SUSHI A native of Ferndale, Washington, a small agricultural town on the Canadian border, Tory McPhail grew up on his family’s farm, eating fresh, locally sourced foods and building an early appreciation for their origin. After attending school in Seattle, Chef McPhail opted for a start in New Orleans....
ASPA Member Feature: Pamlico Packing Company
Pamlico Packing Company is one of North Carolina’s premier processing operations, as well as a top supplier of specialty seafood products to various markets all along the East Coast. Bountiful harvests of shrimp, flounder and Atlantic Blue Crab are pulled seasonally from the state’s Pamlico Sound, the nation’s largest lagoonal estuary, and second in size...
How Tacos Made with Sweet Gulf Shrimp Helped Save an Austin Food Business
Beth DiBaggio and Rafael Rodriguez were running a successful catering company, La Pera, in Austin, Texas – whipping up locally-sourced Latin dishes and catering 250 to 300 events of a wide variety every year for two years – only for everything to come to a dramatic halt after the onset of the coronavirus. Now, they’ve...
Spice Up Your Next Meal with Wild-Caught Shrimp Gumbo!
INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons olive oil 2/3 cup all-purpose flour, browned dark 3 bunches of green onions 3 large onions, chopped 6 cloves of chopped garlic, minced 1 bell pepper – green or yellow, chopped 1/2 bunch of celery chopped 3 pounds okra chopped 1 large center cut ham, chopped 1 can tomato sauce 3 –...Read More January 11, 2022
Chef Advocate Highlight: Brody Olive
BRODY OLIVE PERDIDO BEACH RESORT Chef Brody Olive heads the culinary team at Perdido Beach Resort as the Executive Chef. In this role, he leads the culinary team encompassing all food and beverage operations throughout the hotel’s four restaurants and multiple banquet facilities. Chef Olive brings to the resort an impressive background of training and...Read More January 7, 2022
Shrimp and Pork Belly Ramen Recipe
SHRIMP & PORK BELLY RAMEN GARNISH Wild-caught American shrimp (3 per serving) 2 oz Braised pork belly (1 per serving) Soft-boiled egg (1 per serving) Nori (2 pieces per serving) Chili oil (recipe follows) Togarashi (recipe follows) Scallion curls RAMEN BROTH Ingredients: 2 qt Pork belly braising liquid 6 Garlic cloves Ginger (thumb-sized piece, chopped)...Read More January 4, 2022