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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.

How To: Make Zanata's Famous Crab Cakes

This Crab Cake recipe comes from one of my favorite places in Rockwall, Texas called Zanata. You can't go wrong fwith anything on the menu. Its always fantastic or wunderbar, as you would say in German. So, let's get started.

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 a winning spicy country shrimp and grits dish

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a winning spicy country shrimp and grits dish. This is a classic southern dish with a Latin twist with some heat! To start, take your shrimp and peel and de-vein them. Add some Cajun seasoning and set aside. Then, grab some cream and pour it into a pan with salt, pepper, hot sauce, chili flakes, and salt. Then, heat up a pan with some Andouille sausage and let the grits thicken up. Pour the shrimp into the pan with the sausage and then heat up together. ...

How To: Make Alaskan king crab legs

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Alaskan king crab legs. You will need: 1 lb crab meat, 1 dice medium onion, 5 minced garlic cloves, 1/4 c dry white wine, 1 lightly beaten egg, 2 tbsp mayo, 2 c panko bread crumbs, salt, pepper, and olive oil. First, heat up the olive oil in a skillet, then add onions and saute. After this, add in the garlic, then add in the dry white wine. Bring to a simmer, then turn off and set aside to cool. Then pour in bowl with crab meat and add in egg, mayo, salt...

How To: Make marinated grilled king crab legs

In this video, we learn how to make marinated grilled king crab legs. First, heat up 1/4 c butter in a pan, then add in some lemon juice and dried parsley. Mix all of these together in the pan until it's all combined then add in some Dijon mustard to taste. Now, pour this into a bowl and then brush it over your king crab meat. Grill the meat over high heat and then let it grill for a few minutes. When it's finished, brush the marinade over the meat once more and then serve with your favorite ...

How To: Cook shrimp with green masala spices

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook shrimp with green masasla spices. Green chilies, coriander leaves, mint, and shrimp are used to make it green. To start, place oil and chopped onions inside of a sautŽ pan. Then, add in a pinch of salt and fry until they are brown. Once brown, add in turmeric, ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander powder, mint, and green chili paste. Cook this until it's thick, then ad din chopped curry leaves. Once finished, add in some shrimp and mix the sauce onto the...

How To: Cook stir fried praws with curry powder and eggs

In this video, we learn how to cook stir fried prawns with curry powder and eggs. You will need: fresh prawns peeled and deveined, ginger, garlic, black pepper paste, curry powder, white sugar, spring onions, onions, red chilies, two fresh eggs, roasted chili paste, chili paste oil, soy sauce, and oyster sauce. First, crack two eggs in a bowl, then add in the soy sauce, curry powder, sugar, oyster sauce, milk, and red chili paste. Beat this together, then heat up a wok on medium heat and add ...

How To: Peel, Clean, and Devein Shrimp with a Knife

Generally, we hate putting in extra effort to prepare a food (waiting four hours for a stew to finally marinate and for all the beef to soak in the garlic, onions, and spices we tossed in? Boring). But we're willing to make that extra effort when it comes to shrimp because we love our shrimp recipes.

How To: Make Mediterranean crab cakes topped with heirloom tomato vinaigrette

This is a Greek twist on the crab cakes we all know and love, with a tzatziki being the creative addition to the delicious fried crab cakes. The tzatziki is a wonderful Greek yogurt and cucumber sauce, which compliments the fresh avocado relish and the creamy heirloom tomato vinaigrette that gets its gorgeous color from the variety of colors you can choose from in heirlooms. You can make most of the components of this dish ahead of time, then just blend the vinaigrette ingredients and cook up...

How To: Cook a simple green curry with shrimp and white rice

Curry is the staple of Asian cooking, but it takes a real touch to get the perfect curry. Once you know the basic recipe of how to make it you're in the clear. In this video you will learn how to make a basic green curry with shrimp in detail. Everything from sauteing the shrimp and making the curry itself to the final plating. Bon Appetite!

How To: Make the perfect bite-sized fried clams (with small bellies)

If you want to fry up some clams, but know absolutely nothing about frying clams, then you're in luck— this video recipe pits Chef Keith Pooler against some beautiful and bold clams, which he turns into a simple, but delicious meal. It's made with his preference of Maine Select clams with smaller bellies, thus creating "the perfect bite." The clams are dredged in a mix of corn flour and all-purpose flours then fried crispy yet maintaining the soft and juicy clam inside. Try some homemade tart...

How To: Find, rinse and shuck oysters

This video will not only show you how to shuck oysters, but it will also give you some simple tips to making sure you have the best oysters for you favorite recipe. Make sure you get the right ones! Then see how to clean them and the move on to shucking them! Shucked oysters makes great appetizers and party platters.

How To: Make a quick and easy shrimp stir fry

In this video, we learn how to make a quick and easy shrimp stir fry. First, you will take your shrimp and thaw them out, then add salt, pepper, bbq sauce, sugar, and corn starch to marinate them. Leave this on the shrimp for 15 minutes. Then, take 2 tbsp salt and 2 tbsp red wine vinegar and mix together. After this, add in 2 tbsp soy sauce and 1 tbsp spicy sauce. Mix this all together until well combined, and this will be your stir fry sauce. Now, heat your wok up with oil and then place in ...

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: Cook grilled shrimp with lemon aioli

Yum yum, FoodWishes does it again. This recipe is perfect for a summer evening. Learn how to cook grilled shrimp with lemon aioli. The lemon aioli in this recipe is cured, which adds a nice sour touch to contrast with the freshness of the shrimp. Make sure you use quality ingredients so that everything stands out!