Shrimp Tales

  • Squashing Recipe Development by Robert St. John

    Robert St. John, a Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate, writes a weekly column with topics ranging from traveling tips to cooking advice and recipes. Here is one of his columns on recipe development and how he created one of his most popular dishes. ~~~ Recipe inspiration comes from many places. Sometimes it’s a thought out of thin…

    Read More November 23, 2020
  • 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 5, 2020
  • 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 October 22, 2020
  • Recipe: Grilled Head-On New Orleans-Style BBQ Shrimp

    RECIPE BY: WILD AMERICAN SHRIMP® CHEF ADVOCATE, DAVID GUAS Ingredients 6 (12-inch) wooden skewers 2 lb. unpeeled, raw, Wild American Shrimp ¼ cup olive oil, divided 10 Tbsp. butter, divided 1 tsp. whole black peppercorns 2 bay leaves 3 Tbsp. minced garlic cloves 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary ½ cup Worcestershire sauce ½ tsp. freshly ground black…

    Read More March 30, 2020
  • Chef Tenney Flynn’s Cookbook Named New Orleans Magazine’s Cookbook of the Year

    Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate and 2018 Chef of the Year Tenney Flynn’s latest cookbook, “The Deep End of Flavor: Recipes and Stories from New Orleans’ Premier Seafood Chef,” recently won New Orleans Magazine’s Cookbook of the Year award. Tenney Flynn was honored with both the award and a one-page feature story in New Orleans…

    Read More December 26, 2019
  • 2018 ASPA Chef of the Year Tenney Flynn Talks New Cookbook and More

    Chef Tenney Flynn, ASPA’s 2018 Chef of the Year, recently conducted an interview with Gambit, a publication that serves to showcase the best and most topical news coming out of New Orleans, to discuss the release of his first cookbook, along with the importance of sustainability, and new ventures in serving seafood. Head chef and…

    Read More September 10, 2019
  • 2018 ASPA Chef of the Year Releases New Cookbook

    Tenney Flynn, Wild American Shrimp’s 2018 Chef of the Year released a new cookbook on Aug. 13, “The Deep End of Flavor: Recipes and Stories from New Orleans’ Premier Seafood Chef.” Chef Flynn has been working on the book for over two years, and now both clamoring New Orleanians and seafood fans across the country finally…

    Read More September 6, 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