Shrimp Tales

  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Jim Smith

    CHEF JIM SMITH EXECUTIVE CHEF OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA AND CHAIRMAN OF THE ALABAMA SEAFOOD MARKETING COMMISSION Jim Smith is the Executive Chef of the State of Alabama and Chairman of the Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission. As the state chef, he has placed an emphasis on using the best local ingredients and has made...

    Read More June 17, 2020
  • ASPA Member Feature: Lafitte Frozen Foods, Corp.

    Lafitte Frozen Foods Corporation is a family-owned operation that has gained a solid reputation in the shrimp industry as one of the largest domestic processors in the United States. The impeccable approach to providing customers with a quality product for the last 35 years is attributed to the company’s dedicated team, which is comprised of...

    Read More June 15, 2020
  • Recipe: 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 grilled...

    Read More June 15, 2020
  • Recipe: Cajun Shrimp, Sausage, and Vegetable Skillet

    Visit this page to see how we tested this delicious recipe for ourselves!  This Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Vegetable Skillet from therecipecritic.com is the BEST 20-minute meal packed with awesome cajun flavor with shrimp, sausage, and summer veggies. This makes a great low carb meal and is also great for meal prep! THIS RECIPE LOOKED...

    Read More June 14, 2020
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Chef Peter Vauthy

    PETER VAUTHY RED, THE STEAKHOUSE Executive Chef Peter Vauthy is turning the steakhouse business on its side and mixing things up while staying true to his homegrown roots. Inspired by what he learned from his family while incorporating his unique perspective on the classics, Chef Vauthy’s envelope-pushing culinary masterpieces stem from the marriage of innovation...

    Read More June 11, 2020
  • ASPA Member Feature: R. A. Lesso Seafood, Inc.

    When Rudy Lesso Jr. walks into his office, he is greeted with a perfect panoramic view of Biloxi Back Bay. On a clear blue sky kind of morning when the wind is still, the surface of the water is like glass and beautifully captures a pristine reflection of shrimp boats lined around his docks that...

    Read More June 9, 2020