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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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