Shrimp Tales

  • 2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines Report: Five (5) Takeaways Point to Eating More Shrimp

    Every 5 years, the current USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee creates a detailed dietary guideline providing recommendations to help Americans make food and beverage choices that contribute to an overall healthier diet. In preparation for those guidelines, the Committee also creates a scientific report discussing initial research and observed trends to be addressed. To help condense...

    Read More October 11, 2021
  • 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 October 8, 2021
  • ASPA Member Feature: Fisherman’s Reef Shrimp Company

    Many processing plants that line the Gulf and South Atlantic have a family lineage rooted deep in multiple generations. In the case of Fisherman’s Reef in Beaumont, Texas, it’s more like a culinary lineage: from donut shop to bakery, hamburger joint to catfish restaurants, a few other ventures in between, and then shrimp processing. It’s...

    Read More October 8, 2021
  • How to Read Seafood Labels and Avoid Imported Shrimp

    When it comes to shopping for shrimp, especially during an international pandemic, it is now more important than ever to be sure that you are purchasing wild-caught American shrimp. However, due to the actions of various non-U.S. shrimp production companies, this process can be made more difficult than it sounds. As Wild American Shrimp has...

    Read More October 8, 2021
  • Garlicky Roasted Shrimp with Parsley & Anise Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 2 pounds of jumbo wild-caught American shrimp 1/4 cup of salt 1/4 cup of vegetable oil 6 cloves of garlic 1 tsp of anise seed 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes 1/4 of tsp pepper 4 of tbsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp of fresh parsley Lemon wedges DIRECTIONS Dissolve salt in 1 quart cold...

    Read More October 7, 2021
  • Shrimp Are Packed Full of Selenium: The Super Nutrient

    As we’ve outlined in other blog posts, shrimp are an excellent source of natural elements that offer a variety of health benefits, such as preventing arteries from clogging and being a great source of lean protein. Today, we will discuss the benefits of a certain element in shrimp that you might not even know about:...

    Read More October 6, 2021