Food - Drink
Versatile Shrimp Recipes From Around The World: Part 2
By KATIE LENHARDT
Shrimp & Okra Gumbo
This dish combines the bold layers of Cajun flavor, signature gumbo vegetables like okra and sweet shrimp, and is thickened by a slow-cooked dark roux that brings a deliciously nutty and smoky element. It is best served with a scoop of rice and a garnish of chopped scallions.
Garlic Butter Shrimp
This satisfyingly simple shrimp dish comes together quickly for a delicious anytime meal that everybody enjoys. Sautée shrimp in decadent butter garlic sauce lightened with a squeeze of lemon and a light pour of crisp white wine, then add a pinch of red pepper flakes for a hint of heat.
Shrimp Mac & Cheese
Adding tender shrimp to creamy mac and cheese further enhances the pasta’s satisfying flavors. After preparing the cheese sauce and adding the macaroni, simply mix the sautéed shrimp and top with Parmesan breadcrumbs before baking to crusty perfection.
Pork & Shrimp Shumai
In China, these classic dumplings are often stuffed with ground pork, but this recipe adds an Indonesian flare by including shrimp. Ginger, scallions, shitake mushrooms, and oyster sauce make up the other ingredients, and these dumplings are ideally cooked in a bamboo steamer.
Seafood Gumbo
This award-winning recipe for seafood gumbo will satisfy any Cajun craving. This gumbo is full of classic vegetables like okra, bell peppers, and onions, along with heaps of crawfish, crab meat, oysters, spicy andouille sausage, and succulent shrimp that provide an array of flavorful textures.