Shrimp Tales

  • We Couldn’t Have Said It Better Ourselves Arny Gollott III !

    Earlier today, Wild American Shrimp posted this post on our Facebook page comparing a shot from a previous Popeye’s shrimp commercial with a shot of their menu today, in Louisiana, which discloses (by law due to the new House Bill 335 legislation) that they are selling imported shrimp. The comments in support of Wild American…

    Read More September 5, 2019
  • Scientists Find ‘Giant’ Shrimp in Gulf of Mexico’s ‘Midnight Zone’

    A shrimp larger than a human hand? Yep! During a deep-sea expedition Sunday, a “giant” shrimp was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico, The Miami Herald reports. Scientists found the shrimp between 3,937 and 4,921 feet down while they were conducting a mission called “Journey into Midnight: Light and Life Below the Twilight Zone.” The…

    Read More June 19, 2019
  • Learn How to Devein Wild American Shrimp

    It’s not essential to devein shrimp, but for some people it is aesthetically pleasing to remove that thin black strip. It’s more noticeable in larger shrimp — and it’s much easier to remove. You might not even see it in smaller shrimp. By the way, the technique is called deveining, but it’s actually the shrimp’s…

    Read More June 18, 2019
  • They Might Be Shrimp, But They Grow Quickly!

    Wild American Shrimp thrive in the nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic. So, it is any wonder they can grow this quickly? They’re in an ideal environment to not only grow but to adopt the flavors that are unique to Wild American Shrimp. For more “did you know?” facts about…

    Read More June 14, 2019
  • Buying Fresh Shrimp? Here’s What to Consider

    Wild American Shrimp are naturally delicious either frozen or fresh. But if you’re buying fresh shrimp, how can you know your potential purchase is truly fresh? Shrimp that have been freshly caught still have the heads on. Heads should be removed before shrimp are frozen, to prevent mushy texture. Make sure there is no “fishy”…

    Read More June 13, 2019
  • Learn the Safe, Easy Way to Thaw Shrimp — and How to Size Them Up

    Frozen Wild American Shrimp are conveniently always available in your freezer, but do you know the proper way to thaw them before using then in your favorite dishes? Remember, don’t leave frozen shrimp out on the counter to thaw. Like all other perishable foods, raw shrimp left at room temperature or in warm water can…

    Read More June 12, 2019
  • ASPA Chef of the Year’s First Cookbook On the Way

    Tenney Flynn, Chef of the Year for Wild American Shrimp, is about to give seafood lovers a special treat. “The Deep End of Flavor: Recipes and Stories from New Orleans’ Premier Seafood Chef,” his first cookbook, is scheduled for publication in August. Flynn is chef and co-owner of GW Fins in New Orleans, one of…

    Read More May 9, 2019
  • A Texas Taco Chain Restaurant Adds Wild American Shrimp Ceviche Chef’s Special

    Texas gourmet taco restaurant chain Tacodeli is now offering Wild American Shrimp tacos with a special kick. The new Aguachile taco pairs thinly sliced Texas Gulf shrimp with a 3-hour marinade of fresh lime juice. The shrimp are then strained and seasoned with serrano tomatillo salsa, with cubed avocado and sliced radish and a little…

    Read More May 2, 2019
  • Shrimp: Delicious for over 450 million years

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY  Decapods, 10-legged crustaceans broadly categorized into shrimp, lobsters, and crabs, are a globally important food source worth billions of dollars. But the animals in this order, which contains more than 15,000 living species and 3,000 extinct ones, are also ecologically fascinating. Decapods make homes in a…

  • Peel & Devein Your Shrimp Like a Pro!

    Peeling and deveining raw shrimp is easier than you might think! The only equipment you need are your hands and a paring knife. You’ll also need a receptacle for discards and, of course, some plump, flavorful Wild American Shrimp from one of the many producers who are members of the American Seafood Processors Association. Chef…

    Read More January 18, 2019
  • Tenney Flynn Announced as Wild American Shrimp® Chef of the Year 2018

    The second annual “Chef of the Year” Award presented by  Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, was awarded on Friday, October 19, 2018, to Chef Tenney Flynn, Chef/Owner of GW Fins in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chef Flynn will reign for the next year as…

    Read More October 22, 2018
  • Tenney Flynn Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Tenney Flynn Chef Tenney Flynn is Chef/Owner of GW Fins in New Orleans. He regularly speaks to the media through interviews and cooking demonstrations to stress the importance of using American wild-caught shrimp. Flynn has become known as one of the country’s foremost seafood experts, as well as a vocal enthusiast…

    Read More October 19, 2018
  • Michael DiBuono Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Michael DiBuono Chef Michael DiBuono is Executive Chef/Owner of Sea Level Oyster House in Cleveland, Mississippi. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp through social media and representing Wild American Shrimp in culinary competitions in which he competes, such as the World Seafood Championship. He recently opened his…

    Read More October 18, 2018
  • Austin Sumrall Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    Chef of the Year Finalist: Austin Sumrall Chef Austin Sumrall is Chef/Owner of White Pillars in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is extremely passionate about everything farm-to-table, local & seasonal ingredients. Gulf seafood is an utmost importance due to his restaurant being ON the Gulf. When interviewed, Chef Sumrall openly advocates for the importance of wild-caught seafood and…

  • James Aptakin Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    Chef of the Year Finalist: James Aptakin Chef James Aptakin is Chef/Owner of Layers of Flavor Catering Company based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an avid supporter of Wild American Shrimp and has continued his advocacy efforts since his recent addition to the Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate team earlier this year. He is a…

  • David Guas Chosen as Finalist in Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Competition

    Chef of the Year Finalist: David Guas Chef David Guas is Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, Virginia and Lil’ B Coffee & Eatery in Washington, D.C. Chef Guas is a passionate believer that Wild American Shrimp simply tastes better – satisfying sweet and plump, with more flavor. He is a longtime…

    Read More October 17, 2018
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