Wednesday, May 9, 2012

National Shrimp Day Recipes


National Shrimp Day Recipes
For more information on National Shrimp Day go to this great website:
Indian Spiced Shrimp :  If you like onion, cloves, cumin coriander, cilantro and shrimp  AND wine pairings  with then visit:
Italian Fra Diavolo : If you like shrimp, tomatoes, onion, parsley, oregano and basil AND wine pairing then visit Giada on
French Cognac Shrimp with Beurre Blanc Sauce:  If you like shallots, cream, butter, cognac then visit:
Suggested wines: This one is tough because of the beurre blanc sauce:
·         Albarino from Spain/Portugal
·         American or Australian Chardonnay
·         White Alsatian
American/French Cajun Shrimp:  featuring paprika, thyme, garlic, cayenne then visit:
Possible Wine Pairings with Cajun Shrimp:
·         Chablis
·         Pouilly-Fume
·         Alsatian white
·         Albarino
·         Gavi
·         Sancerre
·         Borsao
·         Chardonnay
Spanish Shrimp Paella:  Like saffron (that golden color), EVOO, onion, bell peppers, garlic, rice then visit:
Suggested wine pairings for this seafood paella: 
·         American Sauvignon Blanc
·         Gewurtztraminer
·         Rioja
·         Albarino
·         Chablis
Oriental Shrimp:  cherry tomatoes, lime juice, ginger, garlic, shrimp, cashews, curry powder then visit:
Possible wine Pairings with Thai Shrimp:
·         Sauvignon Blanc
·         Pinot Blanc
·         Muscadet
·         Orvieto
·         Gewurtztraminer

       Happy Shrimp Day!!!

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