Oysters are a bit of an acquired taste, you really need to try a few times to really begin appreciating them. Then once you get into it, you realise there are so many different types that you need to get to know them one by one.
Ingredients 16 ounces lump crab meat
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
Here's a great little video from a recent trip to Portugal (the Algarve) cooking some huge prawns over coals on the grill.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a quick, easy and delicious appetizer you can make! Phyllo cups can be filled with nearly anything - this particular tutorial shows you how to use shrimp, asparagus and capers as the filling for the phyllo cups. Everyone will be begging for your recipe! Cook shrimp and asparagus filled phyllo cup appetizers.
There's nothing that can warm you up better during a very chilly, snowy December night than a steaming hot bowl of soup. Give your Campbell's chicken noodle soup a rest tonight and instead prepare this simple Italian dish called zuppa di pesce. Made from many types of sea creatures, including lobster and shrimp, it's savory and warming.
If the only shu mai you've ever eaten has been either at dim sun at a Chinese restaurant or out of a box, then you're doing it all wrong. Make shu mai - without breaking a sweat - by checking out this simple recipe by Mark Bittman.
Dogs teach you about unconditional love...as well as how to fry some mean prawns. At least they do so in this recipe video.
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. ...
Shrimp skewers are delish, and go especially well with some fresh made marinara sauce. But sometimes you want a deeper, richer flavor in the meat itself.
Gwyneth Paltrow is well known as an Oscar-winning actress and mother of two kids, Apple and Moses. But the film industry isn't the only one in which she excels. Paltrow started a healthy living and eating website called Goop a few years back, and she's a very talented chef.
This recipe is for a shrimp cocktail like none other you have ever tasted! Ingredients you will need for the Court Bouillon:
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...
Lots of people mistakingly think that red wine can only go with steak dishes, and white wine can only go with seafood dishes. But this is not always the case, as you'll see in this video.
Cioppino originates in Italy, but the dish has recently won great favor in San Francisco, which is where this recipe takes its inspiration from today. Cioppino, a fish stew, is usually made of the catch of the day, including crab, clams, shrimp, squid, mussels, and fish.
If you're not into pork, you probably won't like this particular recipe, and if you're not into raw meat, you may want to avoid this, too. Because this video recipe covers a meal that requires Parma ham, which is ham that is eaten uncooked. You could always dive in and try it out anyway, because it's well worth the experimenting! Plus, there's prawns, fresh salad and lemon juice.
In this video we learn how to make court-bouillon poached prawns and king crab legs. First, boil some pickling spice, wine, celery, and onions then let this simmer for an hour. After this simmers, you will grab your prawns and dump them inside of the pot. Let these boil until they have cooked, then take them out. After this, grab your crab legs and cook them with melted butter that has been seasoned with your favorite types of seasonings. Score the sides of the legs so the flavor can get thro...
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 medium and let the crab legs cook for a few minutes. Then the oil heat up so the crab legs absorb the flavor. Add in 1 c water in the side of the pot so it doesn't cover the crab legs. Place the top on the pot and let it boi...
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...
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...
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 ...
Scallops are one of the few foods you can eat that are both healthy and enormously delicious. While summer has come to an end and there will be no more barbacues on the beach for a while, you can still get your fill of fresh seafood right on your own kitchen stove.
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...
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 ...
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.