Shrimp Tales

  • 10 Video Recipes to Cook Shrimp for Any Occasion!

    It’s always a good time to cook up some wild-caught, American shrimp, and we’ve got plenty of ways for you to do that! These shrimp get their naturally fresh flavor from the nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic Ocean. When you purchase Wild American Shrimp, you can be assured of…

    Read More September 16, 2022
  • Why You Should Always Save Your Shrimp Shells and Tails

    When you’re peeling delicious wild-caught American 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 an extra layer keeping you from the mouthwatering flavor inside, right? Wrong! Don’t…

    Read More August 26, 2022
  • Wild-Caught Shrimp and Tasty Bacon Make a Perfect Combo [With Videos]!

    Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp on the grill! Nothing beats having a party with your family and friends! However, when it comes to food, what are you supposed to serve? Chips, dip and other finger foods are all classic go-to’s, but if you’re asking us for a real crowd-pleaser, we can’t think of anything tastier than bacon-wrapped shrimp!…

    Read More August 18, 2022
  • Shrimp to the Weekday Rescue!

    If “crazy busy” describes most of your days, Wild American Shrimp can be your best friend in the kitchen. Shrimp cook in only a matter of minutes. Keep them handy in your freezer, and the possibilities for a quick, easy and delicious weeknight meal are endless. Because Wild American Shrimp are first frozen as soon…

    Read More August 17, 2022
  • 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
  • Don’t Just Buy American: Cook American

    There are some shrimp dishes that are just classic American – Shrimp Gumbo, Shrimp Creole, Shrimp & Grits and more. But it’s hard to call a dish an American classic without cooking it with American ingredients. These classics and many more need wild-caught American shrimp to taste their best. Shrimp Gumbo How do you get more…

    Read More July 22, 2022
  • Got Frozen Shrimp? You’ve Got Quick and Easy Dinners!

    Original article by Denise Clemons for Cape Gazette A bag of frozen shrimp is one of the best resources for those busy days when you’ve forgotten to plan dinner or you haven’t left yourself enough time to execute the plan you had. I’m not talking about the tiny breaded variety or the kind that has…

    Read More June 27, 2022
  • Celebrate Summer With Spicy Tropical Shrimp

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds wild-caught American shrimp: peeled and deveined 1 cup diced pineapple 1/2 cup diced water chestnuts 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons soy sauce Directions: Combine all ingredients and toss well. Chill for 2 hours. Drain and place on broiler…

    Read More June 7, 2022
  • So Many Different Types of Shrimp!

    Picture this: you’re at the grocery store looking to buy some wild-caught U.S. shrimp for dinner tonight. You know that they’re delicious, healthy and can easily fit into a variety of different recipes. But once you get to the seafood section and have a look at the shrimp, you realize just how many different kinds…

    Read More April 18, 2022
  • Recipe: Mississippi Gulf Shrimp Diablo

    INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds raw Wild American Shrimp®, peeled and deveined 1/2 pound fresh sliced mushrooms 1 cup sliced celery 2 teaspoons chives 1/2 teaspoon ginger 2 teaspoons Season-all 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper 1/4 cup brandy, heated 1/2 cup butter 12 cherry tomatoes 1 teaspoon parsley flakes 1/4 teaspoon tarragon leaves 1 teaspoon dry…

    Read More April 12, 2022
  • Shrimp and Grits: From Country Cooking to Countrywide Acclaim!

    Not all that long ago, shrimp and grits was a decidedly regional dish. But with the popularity of cooking shows and social media and the rise of celebrity chefs, what once was enjoyed by a few has become a beloved dish of many, not just those who live in the Low Country of South Carolina…

    Read More April 11, 2022
  • Celebrate Taco Tuesday with Shrimp Fajitas!

    You don’t have to wait until Taco Tuesday for delicious shrimp fajitas! Every day can be fajita day when your recipes are quick and easy! There’s something about that sizzling, aromatic pan of deliciousness that’s irresistible. And each family member can personalize their fajitas with their favorite toppings. Wild American Shrimp are a natural choice…

    Read More February 1, 2022
  • Make a Shrimp Christmas Tree This Holiday Season!

    If you read our blog post tribute about American seafood advocate, Bertha V. Fontaine, then you may remember the appearance of a unique, decorative way to serve shrimp for your holiday meal – a shrimp Christmas tree. You may be asking yourself: what even is a “shrimp Christmas tree?” We’re glad you asked! Shrimp Christmas…

    Read More December 23, 2021
  • Spice Up a Cold Day with Shrimp and Grits

    Recipes for shrimp and grits can be as varied as the chefs and home cooks who prepare this comforting dish. North Carolina chef Bill Neal is credited with making shrimp and grits popular, thanks to Craig Claiborne of The New York Times, who shared his recipe in the mid-1980s, but it’s been a beloved dish…

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • Wild-Caught American Shrimp: A Tasty Treat for Any Day of the Week!

    Perhaps you don’t have escargot or truffles stored in your kitchen, but wild-caught American shrimp can be a standby delicacy that don’t have to wait for a special occasion. If you buy IQF (Individually Quick-Frozen) shrimp, you can use the number you need and keep the rest in the freezer for later. These aren’t just…

  • Learn to Make Shrimp Creole from Southern Food & Beverage Museum Founder Liz Williams

    The Southern Food & Beverage Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana has provided Wild American Shrimp with a video on how to make authentic, New Orleans-style Classic Shrimp Creole with wild-caught shrimp made by the museum’s founder, Liz Williams! Williams’ recipe is loosely based on one found in the cookbook “Talk About Good II: A Toast…

    Read More October 4, 2021