Grilled / Barbecue Shrimp Recipes
- On the grill or in the oven, barbecue shrimp are hard to beat.
Mexican Shrimp Recipes - Mexican shrimp, Camarones, are a delicacy and are prepared in many
delicious ways throughout both the coastal and mountain areas.
Shrimp Recipes -
Put on some Louis Armstrong or Zydeco music, grab some fresh baguettes
from your local bakery, and head into the kitchen. These Cajun
shrimp recipes will put you in that "Big Easy" mood in no time.
Shrimp Soup Recipes
Shrimp soup is an excellent companion to any seafood meal. This
quick and easy appetizer has many benefits ...
My wife & I
took a short vacation to New Orleans earlier this month. Needless to
say, I ate lots of fresh seafood, so I decided that this month's recipes
would all feature shrimp - just about any way you would want to fix it.
The nickname for New Orleans is The Big Easy ... and it also
applies to these recipes.
N’Awlins Barbecue Shrimp
1 Tbsp fresh
fresh thyme, finely chopped
32 large shrimp
(approx. 1-1/2 lb), with shells
butter in a small pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring
occasionally, until soft, about 2 to 3 minutes.
from the heat and add the remaining marinade ingredients. Stir and allow to
cool at room temperature.
Split open the back of each
shrimp with a sharp knife and de-vein it. Place the shrimp in a large,
re-sealable plastic bag and pour in the marinade.
Press the air out of the bag and
seal tightly. Turn the bag to distribute the marinade, place in a bowl, and
refrigerate for 20 to 30 minutes.
Remove the shrimp from the bag
and discard the marinade. Grill over direct high heat until the shrimp are
just opaque in the center and firm to the touch, about 2 to 4 minutes.
Turn shrimp once halfway
through grilling time.
Remove shrimp from the grill and
serve warm over rice.
** See more
grilled and barbecue
shrimp recipes on the website.
14.5 oz fat-free chicken broth
2-1/2 cups "instant"
tsp vegetable oil
medium green bell pepper
1 can diced tomatoes, seasoned
with garlic and onions
can tomato sauce
1 to 2 Tbsp chipotle
peppers in adobo sauce, chopped *
lb medium shrimp, peeled
* If you can't find
chipotles, substitute hot pepper sauce and a drop of liquid smoke to
Combine chicken broth and water
in a 2-quart saucepan, cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. After the
broth begins boiling, uncover the pan, stir in the rice, and re-cover.
Remove the pan from the heat and
let stand, covered, for 5 minutes or until ready to serve.
While rice is cooking, heat the
oil in an extra-deep 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Peel
the onion and cut it in half. Cut each half into 1/4 inch crescent-shaped
Add the onion slices to the
skillet as you cut them. Rinse and seed the bell pepper and cut it into
bite-size pieces. Add the pieces to the skillet. Reduce the heat to medium
and cook, stirring frequently, until the onions begin to soften, about 2
Stir in the diced tomatoes (with
juice) and the tomato sauce. Finely chop the chipotle peppers and add them
to the skillet. Add the honey and stir thoroughly.
Add the shrimp, raise the heat to
medium-high, and cook until the shrimp are pink and opaque throughout, about
3 minutes. Stir frequently.
Serve immediately over hot rice.
** See more authentic
Mexican shrimp recipes on the website.
Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Recipe
shrimp, with shells and heads
seafood stock, made with heads and shells
cup chicken fat
(may substitute beef fat or vegetable oil)
onions, finely chopped
celery, finely chopped
green (bell) peppers, finely chopped
4 Tbsp unsalted butter
2 tsp garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
2 Tbsp Creole seasoning
3 cups tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped
2 tsp sugar
5 cups hot cooked rice
Rinse, shell and de-vein shrimp,
make stock from heads and shells (see below).
Heat fat in 4 qt sauce pan over
high heat. Add 1 cup onions and cook over high heat for 3 minutes, stirring
frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until onions caramelize,
about 3-5 minutes. Stir frequently.
Add the remaining onions, celery,
peppers and 2 Tbsp butter. Cook over high heat until celery and peppers
start to get tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic, bay leaf and Creole
seasoning; stir well.
Add Tabasco sauce and 1/2 cup of
stock. Cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes to blend seasoning and for
the vegetables to finish browning, stirring occasionally and scraping bottom
of pan well.
Add tomato and reduce heat to low
and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally and scrapping bottom of pan.
Stir in tomato sauce and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add remaining stock and the
sugar, simmer another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the shrimp and
cook just until pink and plump, for about 3 to 4 minutes.
To serve, spoon about 1 cup sauce
over 1/2 cup rice on serving plates.
10 to 12 cups
shrimp, crawfish or crab shells *
qts cold water (enough to cover shells)
* You may
substitute 1-1/2 to 2 lbs fish carcasses (heads and gills removed) for the
Place shells in stockpot or heavy
sauce pan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce
heat to low and simmer about 30 minutes. Strain and cool.
** See more authentic
Cajun shrimp recipes on the website.
1 lb medium shrimp
3 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3 large tomatoes, peeled,
seeded and chopped
1 Bay leaf
2 cloves, whole
6 new potatoes,
4 cups milk
2 ears sweet corn, cut
into 6 slices
2 egg yolks
Shell the shrimp and set aside.
Heat 1 Tbsp of butter in a frying pan and sauté the shrimp shells for 2-3
minutes. Transfer to a saucepan, add 2 cups water and boil until reduced by
Strain stock and discard shells.
Heat remaining 2 Tbsp butter in large pan and sauté onion and garlic until
tender. Add tomatoes, bay leaf, cloves, and stock. Cook covered for 15
Return stock to saucepan and add
potatoes. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, until potatoes are almost done. Add
milk, shrimp, and corn. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Beat egg yolks lightly. Beat 3 to
4 Tbsp of hot soup into the yolks and stir the egg mixture into the soup
over low heat until it thickens slightly.
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shrimp soup recipes on the website.
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