northern shrimp

Cucumber Gazpacho and Tostadas recipes with shrimp

It’s a beautiful thing going to your freezer and being able to pull out shrimp, or scallops from your stash off-the-boat, whenever you need!    What’s in your freezer ? :)

Fantastically deliiish looking recipe from Diary of a Tomato blog
Cucumber Gazpacho with Shrimp, Basil and Lime

 Also, from our friends Craig and Judy…. yum, Yum and YUM
Shrimp Tostadas with Apricot-Cilantro Salsa and Feta

Both recipes combining all the many wonderful ingredients that are seasonal now in your gardens or local farms/farmer’s markets!

Shrimp Justice – Simple & Superb

Start with 12″ Fry pan with lid –    Saute plenty of diced Garlic (4/5 cloves) in 1 Tbs Butter & Olive Oil, Salt & Pepper.  Add 1/2 can of Beer and bring to a boil

 

Add 4 handfuls of fresh Rimrack’s HEADED shrimp.
Optional, sprinkle 1-2 Tablespoons Cajun spices over shrimp (our fav)
Cook until they curl and turn pink (1-2 mins)
Remove and plate shrimp
Reduce liquid by half or more (this doesn’t take long )  Add 2 Tbs butter to thicken to go with favorite bread.

 

Traditional cocktail sauce – Ketchup, Horseradish & Lemon to taste, or your favorite sauce or just lemon!

Service with a Baguette, good wine or beer :)
Serious fantastic feast!!!