2 pounds shrimp
½ cup orange marmalade
¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
2 Tbs fresh orange juice
1 Tbs finely minced onion
1 scallion – chopped (half reserved for garnish)
2 tsp olive oil
2 tsp agave syrup
1 tsp chili paste
1 tsp cornstarch
½ tsp onion powder
Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in small sauce pan over medium heat. When oil just shimmers, add onion, onion powder, scallion, and chili paste and cook until fragrant, less than a minute.
Immediately add marmalade, agave, and soy sauce to skillet. Allow to bubble for 1 minute.
Meanwhile, use small whisk to combine the fresh orange juice and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in small bowl. Add slurry to skillet and whisk continuously for 1 final minute until sauce is thick. Set aside.
Sauté shrimp in oil in wok over medium heat. Fry shrimp until orange, curled, and slightly crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain excess liquid.
Toss shrimp with orange sauce. Garnish with fresh scallions. Serve over plain white rice.
3/4 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/4 cup diced celery
1 tsp. chopped garlic
1 Tbls. butter OR margarine
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. ground mustard seed
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
12 oz. can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup condensed cream of celery soup
1 cup water
1/2 lb. crawfish meat OR ↓
1/2 lb. cubed chicken OR ↓
1/2 lb. raw, peeled shrimp
3 Tbls. sliced green onions
1 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley
3 cups Rice Pilaf
Saute garlic, onion, celery, and green pepper in butter until soft.
Stir in next 8 ingredients.
Bring to a simmer and continue cooking until meat is cooked through.
Stir in green onion and parsley.
Scoop 1/2 cup rice pilaf into center of 6 bowls or soup plates.
Pour Etouffee over rice.
1 cup pineapple, cubed
4 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon chili sauce
¾ cup water
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar or white vinegar
½ tablespoon salt
¼ cup coconut cream
1 lime, juiced
2 limes, zested and divided
3 tablespoons cornstarch slurry (2 tablespoons water mixed with 1 tablespoon cornstarch)
1 pineapple, cut into ½-inch pieces
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
Place wooden skewers in a bowl of water to soak for at least 10 minutes.
Puree the pineapple, garlic, chili sauce, and water in a food processor.
Heat a pan over medium heat, and add the pureed sauce mixture. Add vinegar, salt, coconut cream, lime juice, zest of one lime, and salt, and bring the sauce to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to a simmer.
Mix the cornstarch and water in a small bowl to create the slurry, then add the mixture into the sauce and simmer until the sauce thickens, about a minute.
Skewer the pineapple and shrimp, then brush sauce on both sides. Grill skewers over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.
Sprinkle finished skewers with lime zest and serve with remaining sauce.
1 tsp. real butter OR olive oil
2 cloves garlic – minced
12 med. raw shrimp – peeled, deveined
1/2 lb. boned, skinned chicken breasts – diced
2 1/2 Tbls. all-purpose flour
2 cups milk – low-fat okay
2 Tbls. dry sherry
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese – low-fat okay
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
4 plum tomatoes – seeded, chopped
1/2 cup frozen peas
salt and pepper – to taste
2 cups cooked linguine
Melt the butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Add the shrimp and chicken. Pan-fry until the chicken is cooked through, about 3-4 minutes.
Whisk the flour, milk, sherry, and Parmesan cheese together. Pour into the skillet and bring to a boil while stirring.
Reduce heat to medium and continue to cook for about 5 minutes, until the mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.
Add the cayenne and fold in the tomatoes and peas.
Cook until heated through.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Arrange the linguine on individual plates and spoon the sauce over the top.