• ASPA Member Feature: Mariah Jade Shrimp Co.

    David and Kim Chauvin are big visionaries, currently owning three businesses in Dulac, Louisiana: David Chauvin Seafood Company, the Bluewater individually quick frozen (IQF) shrimp-processing plant, and Mariah Jade Shrimp Co. The name Mariah Jade carries significant meaning for obvious reasons to the Chauvin family. Not only is it the name of the family’s 73-foot trawler...

    Read More September 15, 2020
  • Recipe: Shrimp-Okra Gumbo

    SHRIMP-OKRA GUMBO INGREDIENTS: 4 cups okra 1/2 cup oil 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup oil 1 cup onion 3/4 cup bell pepper 1/4 cup celery 4 quarts water Salt and pepper 2 pounds Wild American Shrimp 1/2 cup green onion DIRECTIONS: Smother okra in oil for about 20 minutes on medium heat, stirring constantly to...

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  • Recipe: Jerry’s Mississippi Jambalaya Creole

    INGREDIENTS 10 pounds Wild American Shrimp®, cleaned and peeled 6 onions, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 whole celery, diced 2 bunches green onions, diced 1 pound bacon, finely diced 2 pounds smoked sausage, diced 1 10-pound bag of chicken leg quarters 1 large can crushed tomatoes 2 (28-ounce)...

    Read More September 11, 2020
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Chris Hastings

    CHRIS HASTINGS HOT AND HOT FISH CLUB & OVENBIRD RESTAURANT Christopher Hastings is the Chef and co-owner of Hot and Hot Fish Club and Ovenbird Restaurant 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...

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  • ASPA Member Feature: Carson & Company, Inc.

    Carson & Company was founded in 1976 in the historic French fishing village of Bon Secour, Alabama by accountant-turned-shrimp processor, Carson Kimbrough. After several years of wearing coat and tie in his previous career as an accountant, the Alabama native had a desire to do something a little less formal and a lot more challenging....

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  • Recipe: Texas Shrimp Lemon Vodka Martini

    Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 16 (16-20) count Wild American Shrimp® 16 large wild mushrooms 2 shallots, chopped 3 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup vodka 1/4 cup dry vermouth 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley 1 tablespoon butter Sea salt and pepper to taste Olives on toothpicks for garnish Martini glasses      ...

    Read More September 8, 2020