Shrimp Tales

  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Mike Koerner

    MIKE KOERNER CHEZ MIKEY Chef Mike Koerner was born and raised in Deerfield, Illinois, and was exposed to a wide array of cultures early on. Culinary excellence was in Mike’s DNA with Swedish, Italian, and Hungarian blood. His Italian grandmother was the first to take Mike under her wing and teach the basics of Italian...

    Read More December 30, 2021
  • Ring in the New Year With This Champagne-Infused Shrimp Scampi!

    Serve this wonderful scampi as a first course or serve with hot cooked rice or angel hair pasta and a salad for a complete meal: perfect with a glass of champagne to celebrate the New Year! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp (about 16 to 24) 1/3 cup clarified butter 4 tablespoons minced garlic 6...

    Read More December 30, 2021
  • Make Dinner Easy With This Quick Mississippi Shrimp Creole!

    INGREDIENTS:     2 pounds raw Wild American Shrimp®, peeled (weight is after shelling) 1 cup bell pepper chopped 1/2 cup onion chopped 1/4 cup celery, finely-chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 jar Prego® Traditional tomato sauce (don’t substitute brands) 1 bay leaf 6 slices bacon* 1 cup seasoned chicken stock Cayenne to taste 3-4...

    Read More December 29, 2021
  • Wild Caught U.S. Shrimp: A Healthy Protein Source for Babies!

    As we’ve discussed in a previous blog post, wild-caught American shrimp are perfectly acceptable and even recommended for feeding to young children. While they are delicious, they also come with a variety of health benefits that, when taken in at a young age, can result in lifelong positive results for children. Today, let’s take a...

    Read More December 28, 2021
  • Why You Should Always Save Your Shrimp Shells and Tails

    Shrimp Stew   When you’re peeling premium, wild-caught shrimp for your next meal and end up with a bowl full of shrimp shells, the first thing you probably think of is to throw them away as soon as you can. After all, they’re just a layer keeping you from the mouthwatering flavor inside, right? Wrong!...

    Read More December 27, 2021
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Jim Smith

    CHEF JIM SMITH THE HUMMINGBIRD WAY Jim Smith is the former Executive Chef of the State of Alabama and Chairman of the Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission. As the state chef, he placed an emphasis on using the best local ingredients and has made strides to encourage the support of local farmers and Alabama fishers. He...

    Read More December 23, 2021