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Seafood: where it’s OK to taste fishy.

Firecracker Shrimp

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Recipe Source: Essence Of Emeril

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon oil
1 pound large shrimp, shell-on, split down back and deveined
1 cup heavy cream
Juice of 2 lemons
Tabasco
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
Salt and pepper

Directions:

Heat oil in a large sauté pan, add shrimp and toss and cook for 3 minutes. Add cream and lemon juice. Splash on as much Tabasco as you can handle.

Allow to reduce on high for 5 minutes; watch carefully, it could overflow. Add butter and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve it up.

Baked Tilapia Parmesan

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Recipe Source: recipezaar.com

Prep/Cooking Time: 30 minutes / 5 mins prep

Ingredients:

1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
2 lbs tilapia fillets
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease baking pan. In small bowl, mix together the cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice, basil, onion powder, salt and pepper.

Arrange fillets in a single layer in prepared pan. Bake for 20 – 30 minutes until done and flaky.

Remove fillets from oven and cover them with the cheese mixture on top side. Place under broiler for 2 minutes or until the topping is browned.

Be careful not to overcook the fish.

Makes 8 servings.

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

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Recipe Source: allrecipes.com

Prep/Cooking Time: Prep Time: 30 Minutes / Ready In: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Ingredients:

1 pound fully cooked smoked sausage link, cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 cups chopped onion
2 cups sliced celery
2 cups chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped jalapeño peppers
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes
3 cups water
2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
2 cups cubed ham
1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
1 tablespoon Chicken Flavored Bouillon Granules
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
2 bay leaves
1 pound fresh or frozen raw shrimp, shelled and deveined
Hot pepper sauce

Directions:

In Dutch oven over medium heat, cook sausage, onion, celery, peppers, and garlic until tender. Add remaining ingredients except shrimp and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Add shrimp. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Remove bay leaves. Serve with hot pepper sauce.

Makes 12 servings.

Cajun Fried Rice

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Recipe Source: Tabasco Website

Ingredients:

1-1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp toasted sesame oil, divided
2 large cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp minced gingerroot
3 tsp Tabasco Pepper Sauce, divided
1/2 pound peeled crawfish tails or shrimp
3 eggs
1-1/4 tsp salt, divided
3 Tbsp peanut oil, divided
1 small onion, quartered and thinly sliced
3 cups cold cooked rice
1-1/2 cups bean sprouts
3/4 cup frozen green peas
Black pepper to taste

Directions:

In small bowl, combine soy sauce, 1 tsp sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and 2 tsp Tabasco sauce; mix well, stir in crawfish and set aside.

In another bowl, beat eggs with 1/4 tsp salt, remaining 1 tsp sesame oil and 1 tsp Tabasco sauce.

Heat wok or large skillet until hot; add 1 Tbsp oil and when hot, add crawfish mixture. Stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until crawfish are done. Remove from wok and set aside. Add another Tbsp oil to wok and, when hot, add onion; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes and remove.

Heat remaining 1 Tbsp oil in wok; add egg mixture; stir-fry 1 minute or until done. Add cold rice and stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes. Add crawfish, onion, bean sprouts, peas, remaining 3/4 tsp salt and pepper, cook 2 minutes longer. Serve immediately.

Makes: 6 servings.

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