Shrimp Satay with Peanut Sauce

Shrimp Satay with Peanut Sauce

Singapore-style shrimp satay with a peanut butter sauce. The shrimp has a wonderful coating on it that starts as a marinade made from coconut milk, coconut oil, ginger, garlic, lime, shallots, chiles and peanuts. The sauce has a silky, creamy texture with a spicy, zingy flavor that is all around … [Read more...]

Shrimp Jambalaya

Shrimp Jambalaya

One of the most fitting ways to celebrate Mardi Gras is with this hearty, bold-flavored specialty of New Orléans featuring shrimp and spicy sausage. A gradual layering of flavors starts with pan-fried bacon and chorizo sausage followed by the holy trinity of onion, bell pepper and celery. Sautéed … [Read more...]

Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Orange Dipping Sauce

coconut shrimp with orange dipping sauce

Fried shrimp coated in coconut flakes and panko crumbs straight from the fryer make me slightly weak in the knees. Biting through the crusty coating into the steaming-hot, succulent shrimp trapped underneath makes me deliriously happy. The deceptively sweet orange marmalade sauce carries a … [Read more...]

Shrimp and String Bean Pesto Pasta

Shrimp and String Bean Pasta

I can't get this meal out of my mind. I blame the walnut pesto sauce. The plump, sweet shrimp. The fresh, tender string beans. And  the chewy, rotini pasta. Because one humble ingredient can cause a meal to be entirely unforgettable but the sum of its parts deserve credit too. … [Read more...]