Hot Shellfish How-Tos

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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 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 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 iron skillet mussels

Julia Child and guest demonstrate how to make mussels cooked in an iron skillet and flavored with their own juices. Hear mussels sizzle and pop, shell opens when cooked. If it doesn't open, don't eat it. Make iron skillet mussels.

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: 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.

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: 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...

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