Dendê (palm) oil brings to the cooking of coastal Brazil what drums bring to samba: an insistent underlying sensuality. It transforms the coconut milk with its deep orange-red color and makes the flavor of the shrimp sing. But it is as perishable as it is seductive, so smell it before you use it.
The secret to making a delicious shrimp tempura isn’t the shrimp. It’s the tempura batter. It needs to be icy cold, so make sure to place the beaten egg on a stainless bowl and place a bowl of ice cubes underneath to keep the cold temperature of the batter. The cold batter when dropped in very hot oil creates a sudden shock to the shrimp and creates a different look when fried.
Har lok (干煎虾碌) is a classic Cantonese prawn dish with a slight western influence. Prawns in the shell are marinated with dark soya sauce, pan-fried, then tossed in a sauce. The simple sauce is made with tomato ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. There’s lots of delicious umami flavour, and the aroma is irresistible.
Fried shrimp wontons – crispy wontons filled with shrimp are popular dim sum found at Chinese restaurants. Make them at home with this easy recipe!
Try this House of Blues Voodoo Shrimp recipe for a super easy totally addictive appetizer or potluck dish. Serve with cornbread or crusty bread to soak-up all the yummy sauce. Continue Reading
A creamy, quick, and easy seafood casserole is the perfect weeknight meal when you encounter good prices in the fish market. Just because it’s made out of seafood doesn’t mean it can’t be budget-friendly. Shrimp, lobster, and crabmeat make the base of this delicious classic, but other sea offerings have a place in it if you want to swap out lobster for scallop pieces—better priced than whole scallops—or for firm white fish like haddock or halibut. Pick, choose, and make your own version with what you can get at your local market.
Chef Bobo makes this garlicky, lemony dish with sea scallops, but Dorothy Cann Hamilton uses jumbo shrimp because her daughter Olivia prefers it. Shrimp is an excellent source of low-fat protein and it also provides potassium and vitamin D.Plus: More Seafood Recipes and Tips
These shrimp tacos are a refreshing taste of the tropics thanks to the zesty avocado, mango and pineapple salsa. They’re easy to make and are a hit for any party or taco night. The extra salsa is amazing on chips or sprinkled on a salad!
These Spicy New Orleans Shrimp are hot, spicy, decadent, bold and super delicious, just the thing to satisfy your cravings!
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail, otherwise known as Cóctel de Camarónes, doesn’t resemble an American shrimp cocktail at all. This version is almost like a “salad in a glass!” It’s chock full of crunchy vegetables and shrimp in a spicy, tangy tomato sauce.