Allergen Friendly, Main Dishes

Chilled Chile-Garlic Noodles with Shrimp

Makes 6 servings This recipe makes more sauce than you need, but it will keep well, so you can use it again in a few weeks. These noodles are great with shrimp, but you can make it vegetarian with crispy tofu or sautéed mushrooms. Ingredients 1 large shallot, thinly sliced […]

Main Dishes

Fritto Misto di Pesce (Mixed Fried Fish)

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 lb squid, cleaned, tentacles and bodies separated 12 medium shrimp (20/25 count), peeled and deveined 1 lb any type of fish, cleaned and skinned 2 cups warm water 2 teaspoons sea salt, plus more for sprinkling 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, or as needed 2 […]

Soups & Stews

Pacific Seafood Chowder

Makes 8 servings This is a favorite cold-day recipe from The Cuisines of the Americas at The Culinary Institute of America. Use whatever fresh fish and seafood you’d like, including clams, mussels, lobster, or cod. Ingredients 3/4 cup dry white wine 1 sachet d’epices, including 1 crushed garlic clove, one […]

Main Dishes, One-Dish Meals

Paella Valenciana

Makes 5 servings Ingredients 10 shrimp (16/20 count), peeled and deveined, shells reserved 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon crushed saffron threads 4 1/2 cups Chicken Broth, plus more as needed 3 chicken legs, separated Salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 1 cup large-dice onion 1 […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Purchasing Shrimp

Shrimp is an easy-to-cook protein, not to mention delicious (shrimp cocktail will never go out of style), but can be sort of confusing to pick out. So many sizes and names, not to mention the choice between farm-raised and wild-caught. Keep reading for a quick refresher on the must-knows for […]

One-Dish Meals

Risotto ai Trutti di Mare (Risotto With Seafood)

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 quarts shellfish broth 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided 3/4 cup minced yellow onion 1 lb (2 2/3 cups) Carnaroli rice 2 lb mixed seafood, such as mussels, shrimp, scallops, and squid 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (optional) 1 tablespoon brandy […]

Soups & Stews

Seafood Gumbo

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper Pinch freshly ground black pepper Pinch cayenne Pinch hot paprika Pinch dried thyme Pinch dried oregano 1 tablespoon canola oil or unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups diced onion 1 1/2 cups diced […]

One-Dish Meals

Shrimp & Chicken Jambalaya

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoon canola oil 1 lb 8 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts, thighs, or a combination, cubed Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 1 lb andouille sausage, sliced 1/2-inch thick 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 green bell peppers, diced […]

Soups & Stews

Shrimp Bisque

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 13 oz shrimp shells (from about 4 lb shrimp) (see note) 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) butter 1 1/2 cups minced onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika, plus more as needed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/4 cup brandy 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 […]