Shrimp Tales

  • Shrimp Rule the Seafood World

    June 7, 2019

    Shrimp is America’s favorite seafood! These petite crustaceans consistently top the list of most popular seafood consumed in the United States. It’s no surprise. Shrimp cook quickly and adapt to a variety of dishes. People of all ages love them. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see fried shrimp offered right next to the ubiquitous... Read More

  • Louisiana Restaurants to Disclose Use of Foreign Shrimp and Crawfish

    May 29, 2019

    House Bill 335 Passes Senate Unanimously, Moves to Governor for Signature Biloxi, Miss. May 29, 2019 – In a move to protect Louisiana consumers from “the health risks associated chemicals and residues in imported seafood,” the Louisiana Senate unanimously passed House Bill 335 (34-0) requiring restaurants to disclose whether they serve imported shrimp or crawfish.... Read More

  • VIDEO: Shrimp Scampi Elevates Basic Steak and Potatoes

    May 23, 2019

    What makes steak and potatoes even better? Wild American Shrimp! Watch Chef Todd Reilly as he crafts a quick Shrimp Scampi for a crowning glory atop a filet. It’s a delicious, homemade surf and turf, made only better with real Wild American Shrimp. Explore our recipes featuring Wild American Shrimp on the recipes page.   Read More

  • Increased Tariffs on Chinese Shrimp: What Is the Effect on Wild American Shrimp?

    May 12, 2019

    As the Trump administration moves to significantly increase tariffs on imports from China, the impact on Wild American Shrimp appears to be negligible, the executive director of the American Shrimp Processors Association, Dr. David Veal, said Saturday. “While 90-94% of the shrimp consumed in the U.S. is imported, unlike many products, China’s share of the... Read More

  • 10 Ways to Cook Shrimp on National Shrimp Day

    May 10, 2019

    Today is National Shrimp Day, a day to celebrate all things shrimp! Why not party with the best: Wild American Shrimp! These shrimp get their naturally fresh flavor from the nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic. When you purchase Wild American Shrimp, you can be assured of not only the... Read More

  • ASPA Chef of the Year’s First Cookbook On The Way

    May 9, 2019

    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