Pass the Shrimp!
or prawns are one of those versatile shellfish almost everyone
enjoys. And just like Bubba Gump said, there are many ways to
prepare shrimp. Shrimp are wonderful in its most natural
state, boiled and served with a seafood sauce or sautéed
with lemon and garlic or in a soup, salad, with pasta or even
fried in a gluten-free batter.
our home, San Juan Island, summer time would not be the same without
fresh caught and cooked shrimp. Freshly caught shrimp are sometimes
served intact complete with heads and legs. The delicate art of
eating them requires breaking off their heads and discarding them
and the greenish matter inside; a practice not for the squeamish.
Shrimp with Orange and Basil
This month, weve collected a selection of delectable shrimp
recipes for almost any occasion; for an appetizer try Deep
Fried Shrimp gluten-free style or Dry
Fried Shrimp, and unusual cooking method whereby the spicy
seasonings are placed inside the shell and then the shrimp are
dry-fried inside the shells. Our Cream
of Shrimp Soup is to die for; elegant and a perfect
first course for entertaining, or for just a delicious warm meal
for two. We have two incredible and easy main course meals featuring
shrimp; Fettuccini with Shrimp and Curry Sauce, aromatic and absolutely
delicious! And Sautéed
Shrimp with Orange and Basil, delightful and refreshing and
special enough to serve to company.
you arent lucky enough to live where you have access to
fresh shrimp, you can buy frozen shrimp at your grocery store.
If you must buy frozen shrimp, buy shrimp still in its shells.
If you are selecting fresh packaged shrimp from a
grocery store, be sure the shells are firm and that the shrimp
has no fishy smell. Soft shells are a sign of deteriorating shrimp.