Shrimp Tales

  • Shrimp and Grits: From Low Country to Cross Country

    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 November 23, 2020
  • 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 October 27, 2020
  • Don’t Forget the Little Guy (the Little Shrimp, That Is)

    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 April 29, 2020
  • Shrimp and the 4th of July: A Match Made in the U.S.A (with Videos)

    There’s something about grilled shrimp on a skewer, or a pot of shrimp boiled with corn, potatoes, sausage and seasonings, that goes hand in hand on the 4th of July. After all, what could be more American than to eat AMERICAN on the 4th!  Of course, this is especially true down here in the South…

    Read More July 4, 2019
  • Shrimp Rule the Seafood World

    Shrimp is America’s favorite seafood! These petite crustaceans consistently top the list of most popular seafood consumed in the United States. It’s no surprise. Shrimp cook quickly and adapt to a variety of dishes. People of all ages love them. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see fried shrimp offered right next to the ubiquitous…

    Read More June 7, 2019
  • VIDEO: Shrimp Scampi Elevates Basic Steak and Potatoes

    What makes steak and potatoes even better? Wild American Shrimp! Watch Chef Todd Reilly as he crafts a quick Shrimp Scampi for a crowning glory atop a filet. It’s a delicious, homemade surf and turf, made only better with real Wild American Shrimp. Explore our recipes featuring Wild American Shrimp on the recipes page.  

    Read More May 23, 2019
  • Three Shrimp Recipes Perfect for Spring

    Editor’s note: This cooking column in the Enterprise Record (Chico, Calif.,) urges readers to look for shrimp with labels showing certification from an independent agency, such as Wild American Shrimp. ORIGINAL ARTICLE WRITTEN BY NANCY LINDAHL AND PUBLISHED BY ENTERPRISE RECORD Looking for something light and fresh to mimic the glory of spring? These three…

    Read More May 9, 2019
  • Meatless During Lent? Shrimp Make the Difference

    Lent has begun, and until Easter (April 21 this year), many Christians around the world will be abstaining from meat. If meat normally is a significant part of your diet, that sacrifice might seem especially difficult to maintain. But Wild American Shrimp can make a delicious difference. Seafood dishes, especially those featuring shrimp, are quick…

    Read More March 8, 2019
  • Impress Someone Special This Valentine’s Day

    Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with a homecooked meal featuring Wild American Shrimp. These premium shrimp are perfect for everyday or extra-special recipes because their freshness and flavor come through. The American Shrimp Processors Association offers an array of shrimp recipes from renowned chefs as well as people who are as passionate about shrimp…

    Read More February 14, 2019
  • Salt at San Roc Cay is Big Fan of Wild-Caught, Gulf Shrimp

    We love when chefs and restaurants alike advocate for the superior quality and great taste of Wild American Shrimp. The latest of these is SALT at San Roc Cay in Orange Beach, Alabama. SALT is an avid supporter of Alabama seafood and considers itself to be a “community-to-table” restaurant. The restaurant embodies the essence of…

    Read More October 9, 2018
  • Mother’s Day Brunch with a Punch!

    Wild American Shrimp will delight mothers this Mother’s Day Mother’s Day weekend is one of the busiest for restaurants that feature a brunch menu. Reservations can be difficult to come by, and the restaurants are packed. This year, treat mothers to something a little different and make a brunch fit for the queen that she…

    Read More May 3, 2017
  • An American Shrimp Valentine’s Day Recipe

    Tired of the long lines, hours of waiting, or the hassle of making reservations? Skip the struggle and stay home for Valentine’s Day! The perfect way to celebrate V-Day this year is to prepare a romantic meal involving Wild American Shrimp. Because of the high amounts of iodine, shrimp proves to be an aphrodisiac of…

    Read More February 13, 2017
  • Seabugs

    The parents next to me were telling their son he was about to get a real treat: his first-ever shrimp! Heads and shell-on, of course. As soon as the plate arrived, the kid took a look at his meal and yelled, “MOM WHY DO I HAVE TO EAT BUGS?” Fair point well made, little man….

    Read More November 14, 2016