Shrimp and Cucumber Asian Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp, cucumber, and jasmine rice combine to make my favorite snack, lunch, dinner wrap. Super easy to make — just need a little planning to cook and cool the jasmine rice and steam the shrimp. Try it. You’ll LOVE it! 2 limes 1/4 t. salt 1/4 t. freshly ground pepper 1 lb. medium shrimp, shelled,…

Shrimp and Corn Beignets

This is from The NY Times, but I’ve seen other blogs with this exact recipe. Such a delicious appetizer — I served this for six people and had tons left. I’ll make half this recipe next time. Be careful not to over mix the batter because the beignets will end up being tough. INGREDIENTS  Vegetable…

Halibut or Sea Bass with Prosciutto and Sage

Oh man! I splurged at Whole Foods and bought Chilean sea bass and made this for a dinner party. HUGE HIT! SO EASY TO MAKE! It was so delicious — the sea bass was super sweet. My mouth is watering thinking about. MAKE THIS! Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 4 fillets sea bass or halibut (6-ounces each…

Shrimp Cakes with Chili Lime Cream Sauce

INGREDIENTS 16 uncooked large shrimp (about 1 pound), peeled, deveined 1 large egg 1 green onion, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of ground black pepper 2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) DIRECTIONS Coarsely chop shrimp in processor….

Ciao Down Fish Tacos

Ciao Down on Fish Tacos   I didn’t know I loved fish tacos until only a few months ago.  I met some friends at Cascal, and we ordered several small plates, and after I had one of the fish tacos with a cucumber and jalapeño margarita,  that’s all she wrote —  that’s all I wanted…