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rock shrimp

southshoresuzy Apr 6, 2005 09:45 AM

A friend just brought over a bag of TJs rock shrimp. Any recipes would be appreciated.

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    Dommy! Apr 6, 2005 12:08 PM

    I always have a bag of these constantly in my freezer...

    I 'thaw' them by boiling hot water with TONS of sea salt and using a strainer to dip them into the hot water only until thawed all the way through. Then I run under COLD water to firm them up a bit...

    I then use them in "Ceviche", Tossed in Pasta (I love Pomi and the Mario Batalli sauces you get a TJs and sometimes mix the Frozen langostine -prepared the same way - you can get a TJs in as well) and quesadillas.

    Basically, I use them for dishes that will expose them to limited heat (They can turn stringy if cooked too much).



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      Linda W. Apr 6, 2005 12:09 PM

      Just what I'm making for dinner tonight as well. There are lots of recipes out there; perhaps a chowder? Or skewer them, brush them with a marinade of choice, and grill them. Or briefly sauté and put them on top of a salad of choice.

      I'll probably be pureeing some roasted red peppers, heating it with heavy cream, chopped parsley, and a pinch of cayenne, and sautéing the shrimp very briefly (they cook very fast) in butter/oil, and spooning everything over spaghetti or linguine.

      Link: http://theory.stanford.edu/~amitp/rec...

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        PolarBear Apr 6, 2005 12:28 PM

        We like them for shrimp tacos, shredded cabbage, cilantro, some good salsa and/or homemade tartar sauce.

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          Cyndy Apr 6, 2005 01:39 PM

          Saute some garlic, roasted red peppers, tomatoes...then add some cream and in that, wilt some spinach. Toss in the Shrimp and a handful of crumbled Feta...flame with Ouzo or Pernod (or if you don't wish to have a fire, just toss some in at the end :-)

          Awesome with Pita for dipping!

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            Bobby Z Apr 6, 2005 07:51 PM

            Saute with Brocoli Rabe, Garlic and Chorizo sausage - over pasta.

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