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: 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: Make caramelized ginger shrimp hors d'oeuvres

Shrimp is a great appetizer and a great hors d'oeuvre, especially when you add ginger to the mix. This video will show you the recipe for caramelized ginger shrimp which are the perfect sweet and sour hors d'oeuvres. It's great for parties or for a simple meal at home… they don't have to be just hors d'œuvre.

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: 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: 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, onions, limes, green onions, garlic, salt, and pepper. Now, squeeze your lime into the medium pot and drop in slices. Add in salt to the large and medium pot and put onions in as well. Add in your garlic and green onio...

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 an oyster Texas style

In this how-to video, you will learn how to shuck an oyster. You will need an oyster and an oyster knife. The oyster is tightly shut, so you want to open it up at the hinge. Get your knife in the hinge. Make sure you are wearing a glove in order to do this safely. Once the knife is in, turn the knife so that it slowly pries open. Keep working around until it opens. Now, loosen the meat from the bottom with the knife. Do not spill any of the juices while doing this. Horse radish and ketchup go...

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: Make camp fire lobster tails

Dan "The Lobster Man" Zawacki demonstrates how to make campfire lobster tails. First, quarter lemon halves. Then, butterfly the lobster tails by pushing on the tail. Use shears and cut the underside of the lobster down the middle. Flatten the tail a little more and use a knife to slice the lobster open. Pour clarified butter onto the lobster meat and squeeze lemon juice onto it. Butterflying the lobster will make it cook a lot faster in its own juices in the shell. Wrap the buttered lobster t...

How To: Make beer steamed lobster tails

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make beer steamed lobster tails. For a meal viewers will need: bread potatoes, bread, beer and lobster tail. Steam up the beer and boil the lobster tail until it has a red colored shell. Once finished, serve the lobster tail with potato bread on each plate. The bread will be in the middle. The beer will be the beverage. Users may choose to add other treats or recipes to this meal. This is a typical dinner meal. This video will benefit those viewers...

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 the tails in half and rinse under cool water. Lobster tail recipes are best when made with a scampi-style butter, garlic and parsley sauce. Hill's recipe for grilled lobster tails uses this method, first by cooking lobs...

How To: Make grilled shrimp and scallop skewers

A shellfish lovers' dream come true from Morton's steakhouse! For this recipe, you will need: 12 scallops, 12 large fresh shrimp, 1 1/2 cups beurre blanc, salt and pepper. To make the beurre blanc, you will need: 2 tablespoons shallots, 1/4 cup white wine, 1/4 cup lemon juice or vinegar, 4 ounces butter, white pepper, 2 large bell peppers, salt and pepper. Make grilled shrimp and scallop skewers.

How To: Make a Homard Á L'Américaine - lobster with wine, tomatoes and herbs

A tribute to Julia Child that you will love for its intense flavor! For this dish, you will need: 3 live lobsters or 6 lobster tails, olive oil, 1 medium carrot, 1 medium onion, 3 tablespoon minced shallots, 1 clove mashed garlic, 1/3 cup cognac, 1 tablespoon chopped tomatoes, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 1 cup fish stock, 2 cups dry white wine, 2 tablespoons parsley, 1 tablespoon tarragon, 6 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, juice from 1/2 a lemon, salt and pepper. Make a Homar...

How To: Cook the traditional Peruvian causa dish

This is a dish with both a rich history and rich flavor, and you'll fall in love with it the first time you make it. For this dish, you will need: 2 pounds Peruvian potatoes, 1/2 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons aji Amarilla (yellow Peruvian hot pepper paste), juice from 2 1/2 limes, 8 ounces crab meat, 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, botija olives, 1 avocado, 1 hard boiled egg, 8 cherry tomatoes and rocoto hot pepper sauce. Cook the traditional Peruvian causa dish.

How To: Cook a delicious Parmesan and shrimp scampi

The Italians certainly know how to cook their shrimp. For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound shrimp, 1 stick butter, 1/4 cup olive oil, 4 1/2 tablespoons fresh parsley, 1/2 cup fresh basil, 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and Italian Parmesan breadcrumbs. Cook a delicious Parmesan and shrimp scampi.

How To: Make shrimp with grits and red eye gravy

Looking for a unique Cajun dish that isn't gumbo or jambalaya? You found it - shrimp with grits and red eye gravy! For the grits, you will need: 1/2 pound butter, 1 cup grits, 1 quart milk, salt and pepper. For the gravy, you will need 1 1/2 pounds andouille sausage, 1 onion, vegetable oil, 1 quart chicken stock, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, Magic Seasoning blend, hot sauce, 1 cup strong black coffee, salt and pepper. For the shrimp, you will need: 12-15 small shrimp, olive oil and Mag...

How To: Make a flavorful bacon wrapped cod and smoky mussels

Bacon makes everything better, especially this flavorful dish! To make this, you will need: 2 cod fillets, 8 strips hickory bacon, canola oil, 1 pound mussels, 1/3 bottle smoky beer, 2 chopped Roma tomatoes, thyme, 1 tablespoon minced shallot, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, 3 stalks broccolini, salt and pepper. Make a flavorful bacon wrapped cod and smoky mussels.

How To: Make BBQ style New Orleans shrimp

It says BBQ, but you can make this dish on your stovetop! For this Cajun classic, you will need: 2 1/2 pounds head-on shrimp, 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 cup chardonnay, 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 2 teaspoons lemon pepper, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, 2 teaspoons granulated garlic, 1 tablespoon dried oregano, 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, 2 tablespoonsn Worcestershire sauce, 2 bay leaves, 3/4 cup heavy cream, salt and pepper. Make BBQ style New Orleans shrimp.

How To: Make a Cajun crawfish etouffee straight out of the French Quarter

The longer you let this New Orleans classic sit, the better it will taste. For this dish, you will need: 2 sticks butter, 1 cup olive oil, 3 chopped onions, 3 stalks celery, 2 green peppers, 10 cloves of garlic, 2 bay leaves, 1 can Rotel tomatoes, 1 can diced tomatoes, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, salt, cayenne pepper. juice from 1 lemon, 3 pounds peeled crawfish tailes, 1/2 cup chopped parsley and 1/2 cup chopped scallions. Make a Cajun crawfish etouffee straight out of the French Qua...

How To: Cook fresh soft shell crab in a caper and brown butter sauce

Keep an eye out for when these crabs are in season, they're a delicious entree! For this recipe, you will need: 2 cups flour, 2 cups cornstarch, 2 cups semolina, a pinch of cayenne pepper, 1 1/2 tablespoons salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 lemon, 1/2 cup capers, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 2 soft shell crabs, canola oil, unsalted butter, garlic and shallots. Cook fresh soft shell crab in a caper and brown butter sauce.

How To: Make the Chinese appetizer crab rangoon at home

A traditional Chinese appetizer that is not difficult to make. You will need: 4 ounces of cream cheese, 1 scallion, 1 ounces imitation crab meat, salt, white pepper, chicken broth powder, a few drops of sesame oil and 1 package of thick egg roll or wonton wrappers. Make the Chinese appetizer crab rangoon at home.

How To: Make jiaozi dumplings out of crab meat

This recipe yields 30 jiaozi with a variety of sauces, so it's the perfect party dish. You will need: 1/2 cup crab meat, 1 cup grated green cabbage, 1 tablespoon minced ginger, 2 tablespoons cilantro, 1 tablespoon sweet chili paste, 1 package wonton wrappers, 2 lightly beaten eggs and one box of corn starch. Make jiaozi dumplings out of crab meat.

How To: Make fresh and buttery clams casino

A delicious and elegant appetizer for a party. To make these, you will need: 2 sticks unsalted butter, 1 green pepper, 1 ounce pimentos, Tabasco sauce, 20 raw shucked littleneck clams, 1/3 cup white wine, Old Bay seasoning, Panko breadcrumbs, 12 pieces smoked thick cut bacon, salt, pepper and lemon wedges. Make fresh and buttery clams casino.

How To: Make tea infused oyster escabeche for Valentine's Day

Perfect for a Valentine's Day dinner! You will need 12 fresh oysters, dry white wine, cava vinegar, grape seed oil and rooibus tea with bergamot. For the emulsion, you will need egg, canola oil, lemon juice, saffron, dry white wine, garlic and Tabasco sauce. Garnish with chives, grains of paradise, esplette chili and herb flowers. Make tea infused oyster escabeche for Valentine's Day.

How To: Make a delicious baked stuffed lobster

Perfect for an elegant dinner party, or just a romantic night in. Even if you've never cooked lobster before, this tutorial makes it easy. Stuff it with lobster, crab, shrimp and scallops and then bake it with butter and lemon. Make a delicious baked stuffed lobster.

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