Category Archives: Shellfish

Light menu – 8/3/17

Tonight we had dinner at a family-oriented Italian chain restaurant. Utah is not known for its great culinary scene and sometimes it is better to just go with something familiar. We start with a lightly dressed salad and I have … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with shrimp – 7/21/17

Easy and delicious dinner tonight. While the pasta was cooking I sautéed some shrimp and onions in olive oil. Finished the dish by adding the spaghetti to the shrimp and adding some pasta water and oregano.

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Fish soup – 6/24/17

While walking about Bergen, Norway we stopped at Bryggeloftet & Stuene for a bowl of fish soup. Shrimp, mussels, and salmon were in the soup and so perfectly cooked that I can only imagine that they dropped them in the … Continue reading

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Grilled shrimp, coconut rice, peapods, and pineapple salsa – 5/27/17

Looks good, right? As they say, looks can be deceiving. This was one of the worst dinners we have made in a long time. The best component was the pineapple/habanero salsa I bought. Good concept, bad execution. Way over-salted shrimp, … Continue reading

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Delicious scallops! – 5/22/17

Normally we do not fry anything. ¬†However, we found that these scallops which ended up being too watery to sear properly can be cooked to delicious perfection by frying them. If the only thing you ever eat fried are scallops … Continue reading

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National Shrimp Day (U.S.) – Shrimp tacos – 5/10/17

I did not know that May 10th was National Shrimp Day here in the U.S. when I planned to make shrimp tacos. Just a lucky happenstance, I guess. (BTW May 10th is also a National Day for receptionists, third shift … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry – 3/11/17

Finally we are back to eating something reasonable. Along with the shrimp that John marinated, I cut up a variety of vegetables – onions, carrots, celery, snow peas, garlic, ginger, poblano chile, and Brussels sprouts. I usually add cabbage but … Continue reading

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