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. Pull out the crab's apron and break half the body from the shell. Grab the legs and pry it out from its shell. Break out the mouth and the lungs. Rinse the crab under cold water. Pry the body away from the other half o...

How To: Cook some southern-style snow crab legs

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook some southern-style snow crab legs. First, boil some water with vinegar and lemon juice inside of it. After this, add in more spices to the pot. You can add in veggies, garlic, onions, and whatever else you'd like for your crabs. After you have added all of these in, you will place your snow crab legs inside of the water and close the pot with the cap. Let these boil in the water until they are fully cooked. When they are finished, serve these with addit...

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 shell. Users may also use scissors to cut. Cut straight down into the back and crack it open. Take the vein out and remove the meat from the shell. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy eating seafood and would...

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 oyster top side down on a flat surface. Insert the tip of the knife into the small hinge opening. Use force to push it in. Clean the knife and then pry it open. Slide the knife across the top shell towards the abductor ...

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 melded together. Fold 1 pd. of Alaskan king crab meat into mixture. If mixture is to moist add more bread crumbs a little at a time. To make patties make a large meat ball and hand press into a patty. Refrigerate patties for...

How To: Make broiled lobster tails au gratin

This clip comes from Nikki the Foodie and shows how to make lobster tails au gratin. The main tail is taken and 'butterflied' by cutting through lengthways and opening it out to extract the meat, while leaving it connected at the base and laying it along the top of the shell. A breadcrumb, parsley and parmesan mixture is bound together with melted but and seasoned ready for the gratin. The lobster is marinated with a special mixture and placed into the broiler for about five minutes. Be caref...

How To: Peel and devein shrimp easily

This video demonstrates how to devein shrimp. In order to devein shrimp, you will need the following, raw shrimp and a knife. The first thing you will need to do is remove the head of the shrimp. Remove the head by placing one hand on the head and the other hand on the body. Grasp tightly. Twists hands in opposite directions. Discard the head.

How To: Crack open Alaskan king crab legs

In this tutorial, we learn how to crack open Alaskan king crab legs. First, you will take the crab legs and let them cool off so you can handle them. After this, find the bottom piece that was attached to the body. What you want to do is always start from the tip and bend it backwards. What you will see is the tendons come out. If you don't do this, you will end up chewing on them when you eat the meat. From here, you will bend back towards the middle of the leg and then you can remove the me...

How To: Shuck an oyster

The pros at the raw bar make it look easy, but it’s all about technique—specifically, the precision placement and leverage of your oyster knife. You will need: fresh oysters, any type, lots of ice, a small brush, an oyster knife, a cutting board, a towel, a wide shallow bowl or platter, lemon wedges, oyster glove and cocktail sauce. Tip: When you are rinsing the oysters, throw out any that are slightly open and don't spring closed at your touch.

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 the pan so that it does not burn in the pan. You add half a cup of chopped parsley to this. Cook it about for 2 minutes. Now add the shrimp and cook it for about 3-5 minutes and keep stirring it. Now remove the shrimp and...

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 water, then you will know it's ready to be mixed with a lot of salt. Once it's the right seasoning and temperature, add in your ice cold shrimp. While the shrimp are inside of the water, move them around with a strainer u...

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 delicious shrimp casserole.

How To: Make healthy baked crab cakes with Ellie Krieger

Who doesn't want to enjoy a nice big bowl of freshly fried crab cakes on a warm summer's day? These bite-sized shellfish goodies are delicious, sure, but they definitely not as charming on your waistline. If you still want to fit into your bikini without giving up crab cakes entirely, then this is the perfect crab cake recipe for you to make.

How To: Shuck a fresh oyster with an oyster knife

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to shuck a fresh oyster with an oyster knife. An oyster knife is a knife which has been specially designed for the purpose of opening oysters. Users will also need a towel. Make sure oyster is cleaned that it is tightly closed. Put the knife in the oyster gap and go across the top of the shell. Then slide the knife under the body of the oyster, cutting the mussels that are attached to the body. This video will benefit those viewers who want to learn h...

How To: Make Filipino ginataang alimasag (crab & coconut milk)

In a video from panlasangpinoy we learn how to make Filipino ginataang alimasag which is crab cooked in coconut milk. Ingredients for this are blue crab, ginger, chiles, garlic, onions, ground black pepper, fish sauce, shrimp paste, coconut milk, fresh spinach. In a pot you put oil, and heat it. Then add garlic and then onions and then ginger. Cook for about 3 minutes. Then add the black pepper. Then add the coconut milk. After that is boiling add shrimp paste and fish sauce. Stir this togeth...

How To: Shuck an oyster using the lollipop method

In this video, you will learn how to shuck an oyster using the lollipop method. Don Merry will show you how to perform this method. You must have a device with a point, such as an oyster knife, and an oyster. Place the knife into the hinge of the oyster. You should be able to hold the knife with the oyster stuck to the end. Now, perform a twisting motion to loosen the top shell. Go in and cut the top until you reach the abductor muscle. Now, remove the top shell and cut at the bottom of the s...

How To: Peel and devein shrimp for dummies

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to peel and devein a shrimp. Users will need a deveining tool. Insert the tool along the shrimp's backside away from the legs and push it towards the tail. The tool will remove both the shell and vein in one motion. If users don't have this tool, they can use a small knife or fork. Now run cold water over the shrimp meat to remove all traces of the shell and vein. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy cooking and would like to learn how to r...

How To: Make aThai street vendor style mussel pancake

Thai street vendor food can be quiet inexpensive, not to mention absolutely delicious! But what is their secret to these sidewalk dishes? Follow along with this cooking how to video as a Thai food vendor shows you how to make a fried mussel pancake. It can be made with oysters, squid, or any seafood of your choice. Fried mussel pancake is also known as "Hoi Tod" in Thailand. Follow closely and you’ll be cooking like a professional street food vendor in no time.

How To: Make prawn cakes with potatoes

In America, the only seafood cake most people are familiar with is the crab cake. This video will teach you a recipe for a whole different kind of fish cake: prawn cakes. Prawns are the largest and most savory member of the shrimp family, and this recipe combines them with potatoes and some vegetables and then fries them in a pan to create a savory, whole-meal-in-one-piece final product.

How To: Shuck a fresh oyster straight from the beach

In this video, Bill Dewey will show you the best way to shuck an oyster. You should have a knife and a glove so you will not cut yourself. Place the oyster on your glove hand. Keep the pointed side towards you. Take the knife and place it into the hinge. Twist the knife until you hear the hinge pop. Keep the knife against the top shell and scrape against the top towards the muscle. Now, open it up and cut the oyster from the bottom shell. Keep the liquor from moving off the shell. Now the oys...

How To: Shuck your own oysters for the freshest experience

Julissa Roberts shows how to shuck an oyster. She shows us how to determine whether the oyster is safe to eat, how to shuck the oyster, and then one way to prepare a plate of oysters. If you don't properly check the oyster, and clean it, you could get a mouth full of sand, or get an oyster that smells like rotten fish. To check whether the oyster is good, smell it, it will smell like rotten fish if it's bad. Then tap the oyster on something solid, if the oyster is dead, it will sound hollow, ...

How To: Make king crab cakes stuffed with lobster tails

In the spirit of foods stuffed with other foods such as Turducken and macaroni and cheese stuffed meat loaf, comes this seafood inside seafood dish. This video tutorial shows how to make King Crab stuffed lobster tails. This gourmet meal is surprisingly easy to pull off, provided you’re working with some decent crustaceans.

How To: Make Filipino laing (taro leaves & fish)

Panlasangpinoy shows how to make Filipino laing. You will need the following ingredients dried taro leaves, pork, shrimp, shrimp paste, onions, chili pepper, ginger, garlic and coconut milk. Bring the coconut milk to a boil, then add your garlic, ginger, and onion. Then add your pork and shrimp paste, pepper. Let simmer and add your fish sauce and dried taro leaves. Let it cook for another 15 minutes and add your shrimp. Simmer for a few minutes the plate and serve.

Cook Indian shrimp biryana: a Goan rice dish

Watch this great cooking video on how to cook Indian shrimp biryana, which is a Goan rice dish. If you’re tired of the same old biryanis, try this Goan-inspired recipe for shrimp (prawn) biriani. With the creaminess of coconut milk and freshness of mint, it’s the perfect combination!

How To: Shuck oysters with chef Ming Tsai

This instructional how-to video, hosted by Simply Ming’s chef Ming Tsai, specializes in fresh oysters. Oysters are a very versatile type of seafood, they taste great with many or few ingredients. Watch this video cooking lesson as Ming shows you how the proper way to to shuck oysters.

How To: Make a seafood stew with Bobby Flay

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay teaches us to make an elaborate seafood stew. If you really want to impress some open-minded guests and have some experience making your way around the grill, than this recipe is for you. It involves several kind of shellfish, anodouille sausage, and a secret ingredient that even the aforementioned open-minded guests are better off not knowing about: anchovies. Don't be scared, when combined with all of the other ingredients they go from dominating the dish, as they ...

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. You'll soon know why cooking lobster at home is the way to go.

How To: Make seared scallops on a Teppanyaki flattop

This video is a cooking video from Anne Burrell on the Food Network. She demonstrates how to make Teppanyaki Seared Scallops with Butternut Squash, Zucchini, and scallions. She goes through each step. She juliennes the zucchini, skins ginger, chops up edamame, and slices some onion. She describes how to take off the scallops hard muscle section prior to cooking. She uses soy sauce and oil to heat up a very hot grill, and shows a bunch of students how you would best go about cooking the scallo...

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