Ready in minutes and always a crowd pleaser, Classic Shrimp Cocktail is the perfect make-ahead appetizer for your next Mardi Gras or anytime gathering. It combines succulent boiled shrimp with a spicy tomato-based sauce for the ultimate blending of flavors.
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It may not be the official sandwich of New Orleans, but the Po ‘Boy is as much a New Orleans tradition as is jambalaya and gumbo. Start with a Po ‘Boy Roll, add fried shrimp and the “fixin’s”, and you have the perfect Shrimp Po ‘Boy.
Shrimp Remoulade (pronounced ruma-lahd) is a quintessential New Orleans dish composed of cold boiled shrimp with a spicy mustard-based dressing. This recipe is updated from the February 2, 2017 post.
Nothing speaks classic New Orleans cuisine like Spicy New Orleans Jambalaya. Laizzez les bons temps rouler with this delicious one-pot meal that’s perfect for Mardi Gras. It combines rice, shrimp, chicken, and andouille sausage in a spicy tomato sauce enhanced by the holy trinity.
Shrimp Creole is a classic New Orleans dish with both Spanish and French undertones. It consists of shrimp cooked in a spicy mixture of diced tomatoes and the trinity of onion, celery and bell pepper. Traditionally, shrimp creole is served with cooked white rice. Add a piece of freshly baked crusty french bread for an amazing meal!
Shrimp is an amazingly versatile type of seafood. It’s not only low in calories, but also can be prepared endless ways. You will be spoiled for choice with these 33 Succulent Shrimp Recipes to choose from, shared by some of the best food bloggers around!
Grits à Ya Ya, made famous by the Fish House in Pensacola, takes cheesy smoked Gouda grits and tops it with perfectly seasoned shrimp and a creamy spinach and mushroom sauce. As an added bonus, finish it with a garnish of fried carrot strings just like the Fish House does. It’s absolutely incredible, albeit a bit…
For some time, Susan has been suggesting that I make Coconut Shrimp with Orange Marmalade Dipping Sauce. This is a time of the year when fresh bay shrimp are abundant along the Gulf Coast. The local bay shrimp are my absolute favorite! Therefore, I thought that they would be perfect in this dish, and they…
Tuna salad is comfort food at its best. At its most basic level, it’s a combination of canned tuna and mayonnaise. There are a lot of variations on that basic mixture. My favorite variation adds celery and sweet pickle relish. This produces a delicious tuna salad that’s quick and easy to make.
From spicy beginnings to delectable endings and everything in between, Grits and Pinecones and I have your Cinco de Mayo celebrations covered with 29 tried and true recipes! In case you didn’t know, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.