Shrimp Tales

  • Wild-Caught Shrimp: A Great Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Micro-Elements Your Body Needs

    Wild-caught American shrimp are amazing for more than their premium taste. Along with their beautifying properties, they are packed with health benefits from their natural nutrients, such as protein and vitamins like B12. But a healthy diet also includes the need for omega-3 fatty acids and other micro-elements that shrimp contain. Shrimp are an excellent…

    Read More September 9, 2021
  • Cool Off With This Recipe for Refreshingly Delicious Wild American Shrimp Ceviche

    WILD AMERICAN SHRIMP CEVICHE By Chef Advocate, James Aptakin   CEVICHE INGREDIENTS 5 lbs. shrimp, diced & poached in coconut milk till medium, then cooled down, diced 1 ea Maui onions diced 1/2 ea red onions diced 10 ea purple potato diced 3 ea corn grilled husked 2 ea mango grilled diced 1 ea papaya…

    Read More September 7, 2021
  • These Recipes for Shrimp Salad Are Perfect for the Summertime!

    When temperatures heat up, most of us don’t want the kitchen to do the same. Don’t sweat it! Instead, make wild-caught American shrimp your go-to ingredient. Not only are they healthy and packed with delicious flavor from the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean, but they also cook quickly, which means less kitchen duty. What…

    Read More August 31, 2021
  • It’s a Toss-Up! Which Salad is the Best One for Shrimp?

    As summer comes to a close, we wanted to make one more post about combining shrimp with vegetables: this time around through salads in particular! Both shrimp and vegetables are great for maintaining a healthier diet, so we thought we’d provide some ideas! The USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee recommends two cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of…

    Read More August 26, 2021
  • Ounce for Ounce, Shrimp Have Fewer Calories Than Other Meats

    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 August 23, 2021
  • Shrimp Contain These Various Valuable Vitamins That Your Body Needs!

    Vitamins are organic compounds found in a variety of foods. They may be small, but they play a huge role in keeping your body healthy. A balanced diet is one that includes a multitude of food groups and, thus, a multitude of vitamins (alongside the various other health-promoting elements in shrimp such as selenium). Luckily…

    Read More August 18, 2021
  • Wild-Caught American Shrimp Aid in Healthy Aging

    Did you know that an average of 8 ounces of seafood per week is associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease, prevention of clogged arteries, inhibits the proliferation of cancer cells, and even helps with weight loss and keeps hair healthy and shiny? Read on for how studies have found omega-3 fatty acids, which are…

    Read More August 16, 2021
  • These Recipes for Shrimp Pasta Make Dinner at Home Feel Like an Elegant Night Out [with Videos]!

    Shrimp Linguine with Vegetables   Quarantine has us all missing the simple luxuries we once took for granted, including treating ourselves to a special dinner at a nice restaurant. Just because you’re quarantining at home doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice restaurant-quality food. You can recreate the same delicious taste in your own kitchen with…

    Read More August 2, 2021
  • How to Replace Red Meat with Wild American Shrimp

    There’s no denying the mouthwatering taste of red meat such as a steak cooked to perfection. Along with its great taste, red meat contains high amounts of protein, so much so that even three ounces of steak meets approximately 45% of the recommended Daily Value of protein. However, there has been much discussion surrounding the…

    Read More July 30, 2021
  • Recipe: Grilled Shrimp Salad with Sweet Tea Vinaigrette

    GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD WITH SWEET TEA VINAIGRETTE This delightful dish is perfect to serve at brunch. If ripe peaches aren’t available, substitute them with sweet apples, such as Honeycrisp. — David Guas, 2019 ASPA Chef of the Year Serves: 6 Hands-on: 16 minutes Total: 1 hour, 6 minutes GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD Ingredients 1 cup   …

    Read More July 27, 2021
  • Recipe: 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 July 22, 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 July 19, 2021
  • Recipe: Healthy Shrimp Scampi

    Do you love the delicious taste of shrimp scampi? We’re sure you do! After all, it’s one of America’s favorite recipes! However, just because you love shrimp scampi doesn’t mean you don’t want to eat healthier. Whether you’re trying out a keto diet or just want to lose a few pounds, more and more people…

    Read More July 9, 2021
  • Shrimp Are Packed Full of Selenium: The Super Nutrient

    As we’ve outlined in previous 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 June 9, 2021
  • Five (5) Reasons to Eat More Shrimp From the 2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

    Every five 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 May 7, 2021
  • Recipe: Aunt Bee’s Shrimp and Pasta Salad

    Recipe by: Blair Lonergan, The Seasoned Mom Editor’s note: For the best results, always use wild-caught shrimp from the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean whenever you prepare shrimp dishes. Be sure to look for wild-caught, Gulf or South Atlantic shrimp and/or product of the U.S.A. AUNT BEE’S SHRIMP AND PASTA…

    Read More April 20, 2021