Linguine with a Creamy shrimp-mushroom Sauce

Written by Chacha on May 21st, 2016 in Lemon, Main Dish, Mushrooms, Olive oil, Onions, Pasta, Seafood, Shrimp, Uncategorized | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 pound linguine 2 tablespoons of table salt, for cooking the pasta For the Shrimp: 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 tablespoons unsalted butter The zest and juice of 1 lemon 4 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced, Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Kosher salt, to taste Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 3 […]

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Sausage, Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Written by Chacha on Mar 3rd, 2014 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Main Dish, Poultry, Rice, Sausage, Shrimp | No Comments

New Orleans’s version of Spanish Paella, Jambalaya, is a Cajun recipe for Country-style pot cooking at its best. Every cook and every home has its own Jambalaya recipe. This recipe is my creation I often prepared at home and my family loves it. Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 […]

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Chacha’s Poor Man Paella

Written by Chacha on Oct 18th, 2013 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Latin, Recipe, Rice, Sausage, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 1/2 cups shrimp stock, recipe follows A generous pinch of saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called […]

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Linguine with Shrimp

Written by Chacha on Jul 21st, 2013 in Anchovy, Italian, Pasta, Shrimp, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 8 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled, finely minced 1 large shallot, finely minced 3 anchovy fillets, chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 1/2 cup good-quality white wine 1 28-ounce can good-quality crushed tomatoes ¼ cup lightly packed chopped […]

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Spaghettis Meat Sauce with Shrimp

Written by Chacha on Jul 21st, 2013 in Beef, Italian, Onions, Peppers, Sausage, Shrimp, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 1 pound ground sirloin ½ pound hot Italian sausage, removed from the casing and crumbled ½ pound large shrimp, deveined 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ pound white mushrooms, sliced 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped 1 poblano or banana pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped ½ […]

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Fillets of Fish almandine

Written by Chacha on Apr 2nd, 2013 in Almonds, Catfish, Fish, Lemon, Nuts, Recipe, Sole, Swai, Tilapia | No Comments

Servings: 3 Ingredients 3 white fish fillets such as sole, catfish, tilapia, swai, or any white-fleshed fish fillets All-purpose flour Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup small fresh white grape, washed ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/2 lemon, juiced ½ lemon, thinly sliced, for garnish Freshly chopped flat-leaf Italian […]

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Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

Written by Chacha on Mar 29th, 2013 in Main Dish, Recipe, Rice, Sausage, Shellfish, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 1/2 cups shrimp stock, recipe follows 2 cups white long-grain rice (preferably not converted) 1 ¼ large sweet onion, finely chopped, divided 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and […]

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Broiled Fish Fillets

Written by Chacha on Jul 21st, 2012 in Almonds, Catfish, Fish, Lemon-butter sauce, Recipe, Sole, Tilapia | No Comments

“A family favorite – Lovely and easy” Servings: 4 Ingredients For the Fish: 4 (6 to 8-ounce) white fish fillets such as sole, catfish, tilapia, swai or any white-fleshed fish fillets 1 teaspoon Adobo seasoning (preferably Goya) Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste Good-quality sweet Hungarian paprika 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter For the Sauce: 1/3 cup unsalted butter […]

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Tilapia Meuniere

Written by Chacha on Jul 13th, 2012 in Fish, Recipe, Tilapia | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 3 Ingredients 2 tablespoons each extra-virgin olive oil and unsalted butter 6 tilapia fillets, 3 to 4 ounces each Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour, to coat 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, finely minced Directions Heat the oil and butter in a skillet big enough to hold fish over medium-high […]

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Citrus Grilled Shrimp

Written by Chacha on Jul 3rd, 2012 in Fish, Grilled, Main Dish, Recipe, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients Skewers 1 pound large shrimp Freshly chopped cilantro, for serving For the Marinade: 1/2 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil Pinch of red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 tablespoons […]

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