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Saturday, July 10, 2010

Carolina Shrimp

Carolina Shrimp is still arriving here in East Tennessee.   But I am sure the demand is going to sky rocket and the availability will be few and far between.   With that in mind...I am buying as much as I can get my hands on and remember what shrimp tasted like!! might not be that bad but the shrimping industry is in perilous times.  

After peeling and deveining the shrimp, I tossed the shrimp in a quarter cup of cornstarch with two tablespoons of Old Bay Seasoning.   

Salt and pepper to taste and saute until pink and opaque, about three minutes per side in a hot skillet or wok.  

After my saute, I immediately add this to my prepared salad.  Some of the precleaned, ready packaged mesculin mixes available today are invaluable when in a hurry.   Tomatoes are coming into season here and they are so good.  Also, I enjoy grated extra sharp cheddar on top of the hot shrimp.   It melts quickly and adds nice flavor.  For my salad dressing, a home crafted Remoulade Sauce adds the "zing" that this fried shrimp salad deserves.   But then again...salad dressings are a personal choice and you would use what you prefer from a simple vinaigrette or ranch dressing. 


Bon Appétit! and enjoy with a crisp Chenin Blanc or Sauvignon Blanc.    

Off to the veranda for a tasty supper treat!   

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