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American Main Course Recipes

Jambalaya and the Cajun Holy Trinity

Straight from Louisiana is this one pot meal of spicy sausage, shrimp, tomatoes, rice and the Cajun holy trinity. Most attribute the French heritage of the Louisiana Acadians to coining the name for this dish. Combining the phrase ham with rice in their “cajun” dialect resulted in the phrase “jambon à la ya”. Remember the…

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French Main Course Recipes Seafood Thai

French-Thai Fusion Garlic Shrimp

East meets west with this mouth-watering fusion shrimp dish. The chilli paste used in Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine, known as Sambal Oelek, works wonderfully to evenly spice the shrimp in the marinade. The flavours are well balanced with the garlic, basil and wine glaze, in the classic French style.

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Chinese Main Course Recipes Seafood

Kung Pao Shrimp

A take-out favourite, the Szechuan Kung Pao is stir fried vegetables with peanuts in a garlic and ginger hot sauce.

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Irish Recipes Seafood Soup

Irish Seafood Chowder

After the ubiquitous fish and chips, the other sea creatures harvested along the Irish coast, like cockles and mussels, often get combined with some Irish cream and potatoes to make chowder.  Most commonly served as pub fare, seafood chowder is often accompanied with soda bread and washed down with either Guinness, Kilkenny or Smithwick’s ale.

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Appetizers & Snacks French Precooked Ingredients Recipes Seafood Soup

Easy Shrimp Bisque

You’ve just asked your party guests to sit down for the main meal when you scan the appetizers and see that you have an uneaten shrimp ring and a partly eaten veggie platter. Before these prepared treasures sit out too long, put them in the fridge so that you can give them a reprieve and…

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Italian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

You are right if you thought this dish was going to be spicy.  Fra Diavolo is Italian for “Brother Devil”, and this zesty sauce goes well with pasta and seafood.  You may want to experiment a little by adding a splash of wine or vodka to the sauce or replace the salt and throw in some…

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Italian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Fettuccine Alfredo with Lobster

This simple Alfredo recipe is rich in taste. Substitute a variety of shellfish or enjoy it with just the pasta as a side dish.