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More cold facts from seafood’s history

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Shrimp Ambrosia

courtesy of Texas Sea Grant Serve as a pre-dinner salad on Christmas or Thanksgiving Day 1 1/2 pounds cooked shrimp 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1 cup fresh orange slice or canned mandarin orange slices 1/2 cup slice ripe olives 1/4 cup sliced green onions and tops 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional — makes a nice garnish) 1/2 cup mayonnaise or plain yogurt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 4 teaspoons grated orange In a large bowl, combine shrimp, celery, orange, olives, onions and optional coconut. In a separate container, mix… Read More →

Ah-h-h … Texas Shrimp

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Shrimp and Eggplant Mediterranean

Canola oil (for frying) as needed 1 Eggplant Salt and Pepper to taste 2 Egg 1⁄2 cup Milk 1 cup Flour 1 cup Bread crumbs 3 tbsp Olive oil 1 Onion chopped 1⁄2 cup Red pepper chopped 1 Garlic clove minced 1 Tomato chopped 1⁄2 cup Dry white wine 1 tbsp Capers 1⁄8 tsp Red pepper flakes 1 1⁄2 lb Gulf shrimp large, peeled 2 tbsp Butter 12 Olives ripe, pitted 1⁄4 cup Cilantro fresh, chopped Directions Heat canola oil in deep skillet on medium-high heat to 350ºF. Slice eggplant into quarter-inch rounds; season with… Read More →


Dora Terry told the group attending the March Cooking with Seafood that she sometimes gets ideas of ways to cook shrimp by looking at the internet. Then she changes those recipes to suit her own taste. This dish needs a little prep time to slice all the vegetables and sausage. If you buy whole shrimp or tails, you need to peel the shrimp first. If they are large shrimp, you might want to devein them too. (Tip: some fresh seafood markets will peel and devein the shrimp for… Read More →

Old Bay Shrimp Stacks

Old Bay Shrimp Stacks INGREDIENTS 1 large Russet potato 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels 1/2 pound 31-40 ct shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 tsp Old Bay seasoning Fresh parsley for garnish Chopped chives for garnish For the Sauce: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp garlic powder 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped chives 1 tsp dijon mustard ​Juice of 1/2 lemon DIRECTIONS​ Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large sheet pan or two smaller sheet pans with aluminum foil or spray with nonstick spray. Wash and dry… Read More →