Shrimp Tales

  • Fun Fact Friday: Belgium’s Horseback Shrimpers

    For nearly 700 years, the shrimpers of Oostduinkerke, Belgium, have been using draft horses to help them pursue the local catch. Typically weighing more than 2,000 pounds, these horses are well suited to the task of carrying shrimp fishermen through the cold waters of the North Sea, but only after at least a year of...

    Read More October 13, 2022
  • Celebrate National Gumbo Day 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 October 12, 2022
  • Louisiana Creole BBQ Shrimp

    This Louisiana Creole BBQ Shrimp is perfect for any cookout! INGREDIENTS 4½ lb. Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp, size 16/20, peeled and deveined, tail on 1½ tsp. Kosher salt 1½ tsp. Coarsely ground black pepper 3 Tbsp. Creole seasoning 1 Tbsp. Powdered garlic ⅓ cup Olive oil ½ cup White wine 2 Tbsp. Lemon juice 2 Tbsp....

    Read More October 11, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Chris Hastings

    CHRIS HASTINGS HOT AND HOT FISH CLUB & OVENBIRD Christopher Hastings is the Chef and co-owner of Hot and Hot Fish Club and OvenBird in Birmingham, Alabama. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Hastings is a graduate of the Johnson & Wales Culinary School in Providence, Rhode Island. After graduation, Hastings moved to Birmingham—where he...

    Read More October 7, 2022
  • Nailing Quick and Easy Meal Prep with Wild American Shrimp!

    Picture this: it’s before work and everyone is gathering their things before heading out the door for the day. That’s when the lightbulb goes off: what’s for lunch? What can I make quick and easy that will fill everybody up over a long day? Does that sound familiar? Most of us have experienced this scenario,...

    Read More October 7, 2022
  • Shrimp Are Perfect for a Healthy Diet!

    If you’re going on a diet, it probably means you’re swapping out certain meats for seafood. But who says that’s a bad thing? When you’re trying to eat healthier, shrimp are always on the table. Not only can you cook them in a variety of different recipes, but they also have fewer calories than other...

    Read More October 7, 2022