10 Shrimp Recipes Off The Beaten Path

Burgers, grits, shumai & more rut-breaking recipes
Mar 31, 2014 2:00 pm

So you're staring down a pound of shrimp thinking, "don't make stir-fry again, don't make stir-fry again, and those tortillas in the fridge are stale and will make terrible tacos." It's a good thing you came to Food Republic. Here are 10 things to do with that shrimp we bet you've never tried before. Shrimp 'n grits fan? Go all Singapore with it. Itchin' to fire up the grill? We commend you — next stop, the Middle Eastern market! 

Lobster And Arugula Salad With Vanilla Bean Vinaigrette Recipe

Asparagus and arugula pair nicely with lobster tail
Feb 27, 2014 1:00 pm
lobster and arugula salad

It's Fantasy Travel Week on Food Republic, so we're running recipes from the restaurants at the world's most élite and elegant hotels and resorts. A simple lobster preparation benefits from an unexpected tangy-sweet vanilla vinaigrette at Tucson, Arizona's Miraval resort, after the jump.

Peruvian Clams À La Parmesana Recipe

Make these crunchy, garlicky baked clams from Lima
Nov 15, 2013 1:00 pm
peruvian clams

We're super-excited for the brand-new cookbook out this week from one of our favorite chefs out there, Aliya LeeKong, chef and creative culinary director at NYC's Indian fine dining mecca, Junoon. Aptly titled Exotic Table, this is one volume your kitchen library isn't complete without. And yes, we all have big crushes on her, but also her spectacular cuisine. 

Paleo Comfort Food? Here's A Creamy Shrimp Fra Diavolo Recipe

Shrimp with a serious kick from Paleo Diet cookbook
Oct 17, 2013 1:00 pm
shrimp fra diavolo recipe
Photo: Mark Adams

Translated from Italian, fra diavolo means “brother devil.” Not sure why the “brother” part, but for certain the “devil” part has to do with the spicy kick this dish has. The creaminess of the coconut milk tones down the kick just a tiny bit, so if it’s not enough heat for you, feel free to add some more red pepper flakes. The recipe, after the jump.

Bacon Basil-Wrapped Shrimp Recipe

Add fresh herbs to awesome smoky bacon shrimp
Oct 11, 2013 12:00 pm
Photo: Mark Adams

When you're not making fun of the Paleo diet, it's actually a pretty effective way to shed pounds and learn to eat healthier without sacrificing your favorite bacon. Uh, food. Grab this reliable book of Paleo-hacked comfort food and prepare to fill up on protein. First up, bacon-wrapped shrimp and the Paleo diet go together beautifully.

20 Creative Ways To Cook With Shrimp Tonight

Fried, grilled, pickled, seared - take your pick!
Sep 24, 2013 12:00 pm

Few ingredients are more versatile than a pound or two of freshly peeled and deveined shrimp. Fire up the fryer or the grill, achieve a perfect crisp sear or simply boil and dunk in cocktail sauce. Any way you take your shrimp is cool by us — here are 20 of our favorite recipes starring light, flavorful (and super easy-to-cook) shrimp. 

September Ends In 'R' — It's Officially Oyster Season!

7 preparations for our favorite seasonal bivalve
Sep 15, 2013 2:00 pm

It's no myth: oysters really do taste better in months that end in 'r.' The bivalves spawn in the summer and taste watery, then clamp up, enjoy the cool water and get that inimitable sweet, saline flavor that sends us running for our oyster knives. And that's what we find ourselves doing this weekend. Thankfully we've got 7 spectacular options to choose from — click through the gallery below and choose your fancy. 

Classic Shrimp Cocktail With Tequila-Lime Sauce

Fancy addictive finger food dates back a century
Aug 27, 2013 4:00 pm
Photo: Ted Axelrod

For many, many years, shrimp cocktail was the start to any great restaurant meal. History takes it back to the early 1900s. Talk about a dish that has never gone out of favor! I can’t think of a single event I have catered where the shrimp cocktail platter was not the first thing to disappear.


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