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How To : Cook a Portuguese cataplana seafood stew

What's a cataplana? It's a delicious Portuguese dish and the cookware it's made in, shaped like a clam. So make sure you have a cataplana before you try out this recipe for Portuguese cataplana. It's super tasty, with lisbon sauce, stew, and seafood! Traditionally, a copper c ...more

How To : Remove the vein from a prawn or shrimp

Check out this instructional cooking video that demonstrates an easy way to de-vein and peel a prawn or shrimp. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this cooking tutorial and learn the proper way to remove the vein from a pawn or shrimp. This is a matter of personal tas ...more

How To : Prepare and clean fresh snow crab

Web Chef demonstrates how to prepare and clean snow crab. First, fill a large pot halfway full of water, add a dash of sea salt and bring it to a boil. Throw in the crabs, replace the lid and cook them for 15 minutes. Remove the crabs from the pot and run them under cold water ...more

How To : Cook steamed lobster with butter

In this video, host Kim, from Cooking with Kim, demonstrates how to steam lobster tails and butter using the EZ Steam Grill. The EZ Steam Grill is a rack which sits on the edges of a pot suspended above boiling water. This quick and easy seafood recipe can be made in just minu ...more

How To : Peel and devein prawns like a chef

Check out this video cooking tip from The Chef's Toolbox in Australia. Watch this tutorial to learn how to peel and devein prawns like a chef. Buying, peeling, and deveining the shrimp lookalike prawns is easy with a little know-how, see how to do it right here. Points to rem ...more

How To : Crack crab legs and get the meat out in one piece

This video from the website What to Cook When shows us how to crack open the crab legs and get the meat out of them. Firstly starting with the cluster of legs, simply grab one of the legs and break it off of the cluster. Now simply grab the leg and starting with the joint, bre ...more

How To : Grill lobster in the oven with garlic and butter

Lobster, cooked in the oven or on grilled, is a gourmet treat. This is a recipe for grilled lobster that can also be cooked in the oven. This succulent recipe is better than anything Red Lobster has to offer. Watch this how to video and cook a lobster yourself with this recipe ...more

How To : Poach shrimp properly

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly poach shrimp. Poaching will make your shrimp tender instead of tough, which is what happens when you boil shrimp. To know if your water is at poaching temperature, it will be steaming and hot to the touch. When it hurts to touch the w ...more

How To : Split and clean rock shrimp

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to split and clean rock shrimp. The rock shrimp looks similar to the regular shrimp, except it has a hard outer shell. Begin by taking off the head of the rock shrimp. Now take a knife and cut down the middle of the shrimp to open the ...more

How To : Make Filipino nilasing na hipon (drunken shrimp)

Nilasing na hipon translates to drunken shrimp and it gets it’s name because the shrimp are soaked in wine before they are breaded and fried. The alcohol will cook off and you will be left with this delicious Filipino shrimp and vegetable dish. Ingredients: 1 lb shrimp, head ...more

How To : Make Filipino-style buttered garlic shrimp

Ingredients: 2 lb shrimp cleaned 4 ounces butter unsalted 1/2 cup extra virgin oil 1/2 cup lemon juiced 1/4 cup shallots chopped 3 cloves garlic minced salt & pepper to taste 4 tbsp cilantro or parsley chopped Rinse the shrimp and let dry on paper towels. Preheat the ...more

How To : Make an ebi fry (breaded, fried prawns)

Dogs teach you about unconditional love...as well as how to fry some mean prawns. At least they do so in this recipe video. Take a look to learn how to make an ebi fry, or breaded, fried prawns. The batter consists of Panko bread crumbs and an egg, ingredients which are much ...more

How To : Make a delicious shrimp scampi with frozen shrimp

Here Judy explains us how to cook Shrimp Scampi. You use frozen Shrimp. We take about 3 /4th cups of butter and put it in a pan which is heated. Add half a cup of green onions to it after melting it. Add 4 small cloves for garlic. Put sum oil on the garlic and then put it in t ...more

How To : Devein shrimp like an expert

Deveining a shrimp is simple, but it's one of those basic techniques many people don't know how to do. Watch this video to learn from an expert. Devein shrimp like an expert. Click through to watch this video on how2heroes.com

How To : Make grilled shrimp and garlic with Bobby Flay

In this tutorial, learn how to make grilled shrimp with garlic from master chef, Bobby Flay. Bobby will show you how to use the grill and make something other than burgers and hot dogs. Grill up perfect shrimp with a spicy garlic twist by following these tips from the Food Net ...more

How To : Open an Oyster Properly

Following are the steps to describe how-to open and shuck the oyster properly: All you need is a good sharp knife to open the oyster. Choose the best oysters from the market. The shell of the oyster will be closed in one of the end. Using the sharp knife, slowly insert the kn ...more

How To : Prepare and crack Alaskan King Crab legs

How to prepare and crack Alaskan King Crab legs About 90% of the crab legs are already cooked on the boat. So you are really not cooking them you are just heating them up. To heat them you can put them in a big frying pan with a little bit of water. Cover the pan with a lid an ...more

How To : Cook Japanese octopus scallion karashi sumisoae

In this clip, learn how to make a very authentic Japanese recipe - octopus scallion karashi sumisoae. This dish is full of veggies, fish, tofu and spices and tastes incredible. Don't be afraid of it's long winded name, the recipe itself is actually quite easy. You Will Need: ...more

How To : Properly shuck an oyster

This video illustrate us how to properly shuck an oyster. Here are the following steps. Step 1: first of all take oysters and oyster sucking knife. Step 2: Now with a stiff brush wash the shell of the oysters properly . Step 3: Now take the oysters in your cloth covered han ...more

How To : Devein shrimp the right way with Chef Bibby

This video demonstrates the method of deveining shrimp: i.e. removing the digestive tract from the shrimp. The digestive tract runs along the back of the shrimp. For this, you will need large raw shrimp, a knife, First, you will need to remove the shell. Peel it away by starti ...more

How To : Make a delicious shrimp casserole

This casserole will definitely make you the most popular person at the potluck. It's deceptively easy - all you need is butter, two pounds of deveined shrimp, onion, crushed Ritz crackers, garlic salt, salt and pepper. Then just layer in your casserole dish and bake! Make a de ...more

How To : Make grilled lobster

Beryl Stokes shows us how to make ‘Grilled Lobster’, in this video. She begins by making butter sauce, taking some butter in a saucepan. As the butter melts, she adds the juice of half a lemon and a tablespoon of minced garlic. Subsequently, some chopped green onions are added ...more

How To : Grill lime, chili, and garlic prawns

If you love shellfish and barbecuing then you'll love this recipe. Watch this cooking how to video as our host demonstrates how to make lime, chili and garlic prawns cooked on the grill. You could also cook this shrimp recipe in a wok or fry pan if you wanted. Enjoy this spicy ...more

How To : Make Caribbean grilled shrimp with pineapple

Check out this how to video to learn how to make Caribbean grilled shrimp and pineapple skewers. Experience a new video cookbook with delicious summertime recipes, perfect for your picnic basket or backyard BBQ table. This Caribbean grilled shrimp are sure to be the hit of the ...more

How To : Cook a grilled lobster tail

Grilling lobster tails is quick and easy thanks to this easy method from Chef Jason Hill. Many people are intimidated on how to cook lobster, but grilled lobster tails are an impressive and simple way to go. If you have a Maine lobster or other variety of lobster, simply split ...more

How To : Cook Jamaican curry garlic crab legs

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook Jamaican curry garlic crab legs. First, place your crab legs in a large pot and sprinkle ground black pepper on them. Then, sprinkle on some garlic powder and curry that has been mixed with 1 c melted butter. Then, turn your stove on medi ...more

How To : Cook creamy crab cakes with real crab meat

We're tired of imitation foods. From the "substitute cheese" in our elementary school pizza to imitation crab, we're wondering where all the real food went and just what all those preservatives and genetically modified ingredients are doing to our bodies. Eat food that actual ...more

How To : Boil blue crabs at home, Cajun style

In this tutorial, we learn how to boil blue crab with home with Beryl Stokes. Before you begin, place the crabs in ice water for at least 30 minutes. Next, boil a large pot with water and a medium pot with water. Prepare your ingredients which are: white vinegar, Tabasco sauce ...more

How To : Eat limpets

Not quite sure if you can eat limpets? Well this guy does and he shows you how to eat them too.

How To : Shuck an oyster using the hinge method

In this how-to video, you will learn how to shuck an oyster using the hinge method. First, you must have cleaned oysters, oyster knife, a small towel, and a glove. The oyster has a flat top shell and a bottom shell. The hinge is where you will be inserting the knife. Place the ...more

How To : Cook cockles (small saltwater clams)

This video shows how to cook cockles, which are a variety of small clam. First, it is explained that the cockles must be first well-washed in cold water to remove sand. Cockles are only safe to cook if they're still alive; generally, they will be tightly closed if they're aliv ...more

How To : Make Alaskan king crab cakes with lemon dill sauce

Make mouths water with this crab cake and lemon dill sauce recipe. In a bowl add 2 eggs, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1 teas. Worcestershire sauce, 1 teas. Old Bay Seasoning, 1/4 teas mustard powder, and 1/4 teas. black pepper. Blend mixture until it is all meld ...more

How To : Cook Jumbo Tiger Prawns on the Grill

Here's a great little video from a recent trip to Portugal (the Algarve) cooking some huge prawns over coals on the grill. Known for their amazing seafood I decided to pop to the local market and pick up some seafood. I didn't know I'd have the choice of about 8 different typ ...more

How To : Boil Cajun style Southern crabs

In this video, we learn how to properly cook crabs. First, bring a lot of water in a very large pot to a boil. Next, add in 1 dozen each of corn, onions, and potatoes. After this, add in your salt and seasonings and let boil for about 12-15 minutes, until the vegetables are so ...more

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