Shrimp Tales

  • “Shrimplify” Your Next Meal with This Fast and Easy Recipe for Shrimp & Grits!

    This recipe for Shrimp & Grits is a Southern classic dish made fast and easy: guaranteed to “Shrimplify” your life! INGREDIENTS: • 2 Cups of yellow corn grits, or grits of your choice • 1/4 Cup of butter • 1 onion, diced • A half-block of cream cheese (optional) • 1.5 pounds of wild-caught, American...

    Read More March 29, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Mike Lata

    Mike Lata is Chef/Partner of FIG Restaurant in Charleston, SC, which he opened in 2003 with Partner Adam Nemirow. FIG has been consistently voted “Best Restaurant in Charleston” by Charleston City Paper readers and continues to be a favorite local destination, and in 2014, the restaurant was nominated in 2014 and 2015 for Outstanding Wine...

    Read More March 25, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Mariah Jade Shrimp Co.

    David and Kim Chauvin are big visionaries, currently owning three businesses in Dulac, Louisiana: David Chauvin Seafood Company, the Bluewater individually quick frozen (IQF) shrimp-processing plant and Mariah Jade Shrimp Co. The name Mariah Jade carries significant meaning for obvious reasons to the Chauvin family. Not only is it the name of the family’s 73-foot trawler...

    Read More March 25, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Robert St. John

    ROBERT ST. JOHN NEW SOUTH RESTAURANT GROUP Chef, Author, Restaurateur & World-Class Eater. Robert St. John has spent almost four decades in the restaurant business. Thirty-two of those years have been as the owner, CEO and Executive Chef of the Purple Parrot Seafood & Steaks, Crescent City Grill, Mahogany Bar, Branch, Tabella, and Ed’s Burger...

    Read More March 18, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Bayou Shrimp Processors, Inc.

    The history of Bayou Shrimp Processors located in Delcambre, Louisiana, is a rich novel that draws upon a seafood heritage dating back to multiple generations. Although a handful of owners have come and gone over the years since the plant was built in 1995, the operation is full of valued long-term employees who embrace the...

    Read More March 18, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Nathalie Dupree

    NATHALIE DUPREE South Carolinian Nathalie Dupree is a best-selling author of 14 cookbooks and the host of more than 300 television shows for The Food Network, PBS, and The Learning Channel. She has been prominently featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune as well as Bon Appétit, Food and Wine,...

    Read More March 11, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Ocean Springs Seafood, Inc.

    At the foot of 400 Front Beach Drive in Ocean Springs, Miss., there is a piece of land with only pillars sticking up from the ground, and even though the building that once housed Ocean Springs Seafood Market, Inc., is no longer there, the history behind this property made a significant contribution to the storybook...

    Read More March 11, 2022
  • 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 March 9, 2022
  • Shrimp with Tomatoes, Fennel, Feta and Ouzo

    Shrimp with tomatoes, fennel, feta, and ouzo is a great way to kick off the weekend. Try it for a Thursday-almost-made-it-to-the-weekend dinner. It’ll seem like you’re already there! “Talk to your seafood provider about the shrimp and see what he says about the wild versus farmed shrimp. I’m not a big fan of the cheap...

    Read More March 8, 2022
  • Enjoy These Delicious Shrimp Recipes During Lent

    Individuals the world over will begin participating in Lent this week. But for those who are not familiar, what is Lent? It is the 40-day period between Ash Wednesday (which this year is Wednesday, March 2, 2022)  and Easter (Sunday, April 17, 2022) that is observed by many Christians. During this time, individuals typically give...

    Read More March 2, 2022
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras With These Shrimp Gumbo Recipes!

    Wild-Caught Shrimp Gumbo New Orleans is known as one of the liveliest places in the country any time of year, so why not bring the heat of a Mardi Gras-style party to your next meal by cooking up one of the city’s signature dishes? Shrimp gumbo! Shrimp gumbo mixes the premium quality and taste of...

    Read More March 1, 2022