Citrus shrimp

~Shopping List~

  • 5 medium shrimp
  • 1-2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shredded lettuce or spinach

Sautéed scallops

~Shopping List~

  • 3-6 scallops
  • Olive oil
  • 1 potato
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp hal and half
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

We ran across a similar gumbo on our honeymoon in New Orleans (pre-Katrina).  This recipe is an adaptation of the recipe from the restaurant the Gumbo Shop. ~ Shopping List ~ 2 lbs. fresh or frozen shrimp 1/4 lbs. Andouille sausage (or any hot sausage) 3 quarts broth (chicken, beef or vegetable according to your taste) 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 quart fresh or frozen okra, sliced into 1/2 inch rounds 2/3 cups oil 1/2 cup flour 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped celery 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 can (16 oz) can chopped tomatoes 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons salt (or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1/4…

Shrimp Burgers

~ Shopping List ~ 1 lb raw shrimp 1 celery stalk with greens 1/2 small onion finely chopped 1/2 small green bell pepper 1 clove garlic 1 handful of fresh parsley leaves 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper zest of 1 lemon salt and pepper to taste olive oil for sauce 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup chili sauce lettuce English Muffins ~ What to do ~ Divide shrimp in half.  Put 1/2 in the food processor and grind.  Roughly chop the other half and put into a bowl.  Add celery, onion, bell pepper, garlic and parsley to the food processor and grind to finely chopped.  Add this mixture to the shrimp in the bowl with seafood seasoning, cayenne, lemon…

Fettuccine with Shrimp and Zucchini

~ Shopping List ~ 1 lb Fettuccine, dry 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 medium zucchini 1 lb large shrimp 1 cup dry white wine (not cooking wine) 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon black pepper 4 tablespoons butter 6 lemon wedges dash chopped parsley ~ What to do ~ Cut zucchini into 2″ x 1/4″ sticks.  Peel and devein shrimp.  Cook fettuccine according to package directions.  While pasta is cooking, heat oil in large sauté pan over medium heat.  Add chopped garlic and parsley.  Cook for 1 minute.  Add zucchini.  Cook an additional minute.  Add shrimp, wine, salt pepper and butter.  Stir well and cook shrimp for 5 minutes or until…