Shrimp Tales

  • Small Shrimp Pack Big Flavor!

    It’s common behavior to automatically reach for the largest, juiciest-looking shrimp you can find when sourcing ingredients for your next shrimp dish. However, did you know that smaller sizes of shrimp can be just as delicious? Smaller-sized shrimp aren’t just the “shrimp” of shrimp. Small shrimp (less than 61-70 size) are more tender and are...

    Read More August 10, 2022
  • Fill Up a Whole Family With This Recipe for Seafood Fried Rice!

    Fried rice is an incredibly popular dish that can be found around the world, and it’s only made better with the delicious taste of wild-caught American shrimp! This recipe for Seafood Fried Rice incorporates not only shrimp but also any other seafood you like! No matter what you use, you’re sure to wind up with...

    Read More August 9, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: JBS Packing Company, Inc.

    Jack Hemmenway is the owner and longstanding patriarch of JBS Packing Company, Inc. located in Port Arthur, Texas. A conversation with him is a one-of-a-kind experience. Jack has dedicated his life to the shrimp industry and the collection of stories he can tell will either make you laugh, cry, or just be incredibly thankful to...

    Read More August 5, 2022
  • Grilled Chilled Shrimp Rolls

      Recipe courtesy of Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill Like a Pro (2015, Oxmoor House) by David Guas, Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery – Arlington, VA “This is my take on the classic New England lobster roll. Serve this buttery, rich sandwich with a crisp, cold Sam...

    Read More August 5, 2022
  • Learn the Best Way to Thaw Shrimp and How to Size Them Up

    Frozen wild-caught American shrimp are conveniently always available in your freezer after you’ve bought them, but do you know the proper way to thaw them before using them in your favorite dishes? There are numerous factors to consider, but once you’ve got the process down-pat, it’s quick and easy to thaw shrimp for all of...

    Read More August 3, 2022