Tag: Old Bay

Shrimp, Bacon and Avocado Salad

Ingredients:4 cooked strips of bacon, crumbled1 lb steamed shrimp2 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise1 tablespoon Old Bay1/4 teaspoon celery seed1 shallot, minced1 stalk celery, finely diced1/2 avocado, dicedjuice and zest of 1/2 lemon Directions:Stir all ingredients together. Serve on a roll or bread. My thoughts: This salad, while simple to make, is […]

Crab Pretzel

Ingredients: for the dip: 1 small shallot, grated 8 oz fresh blue crab meat 3 oz shredded sharp cheddar 3 oz cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard for the pretzel: 3/4 oz […]

Crispy Old Bay Shrimp

Ingredients:1 lb raw shrimp, peeled, tails intact1 cup cornmeal1 egg2 tablespoons Old Baysaltblack pepper canola oil Directions:Whisk together the salt, pepper, Old Bay, and cornmeal. Pour into a shallow bowl and set aside. Beat an egg in a second bowl. Heat about 1 1/2 inches of oil in a large […]

How to Steam Blue Crabs

Ingredients: water apple cider vinegar Old Bay kosher or coarse salt live blue crabs Directions: In a large boiling pot with a 2 inch raised rack add water and vinegar in equal amounts until the level is just below the rack. Bring to a boil. Drop the crabs into the […]

Fried Catfish v.2.0

Ingredients:2 lb catfish fillets, cut in half length-wise1/2 cup cornmeal1/4 flour1/4 corn flour1 tablespoon Old Bay1 1/2 teaspoons ground chipotle1 teaspoon celery seedsaltpepperjuice of one lemonoil for frying Directions: Place fish in single layer in a shallow bowl or tray, squeeze lemon juice over the fish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. […]

Homemade Fish Sticks

Ingredients:1 1/2 lb tilapia fillets*, cut lengthwise into 3/4-inch strips1 1/2 cup panko1 cup buttermilk1 tablespoon cornstarch2 teaspoons Old Bay**peppersea salt*** Directions:Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix together the panko, Old Bay, pepper and cornstarch and arrange on a plate. Pour the buttermilk into […]

Catfish Fry

Ingredients:2 lb catfish filets*, cut in half length-wise1/2 cup cornmeal1/4 flour1 tablespoon Old Bay1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne1 teaspoon celery seedsaltpepperjuice of one lemonoil for frying Directions: Place fish in a shallow bowl, squeeze lemon juice over the fish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. On a plate, mix together flour, cornmeal, Old […]

Grilled Chicken Salad

Ingredients:2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, grilled and diced1 red onion, diced1/4 cup mayonnaise1/4 cup celery, diced1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped2 tablespoons Old Bay2 tablespoons Dijon mustard1 tablespoon lime juicesaltpepper Directions:In a large bowl stir together all ingredients until well combined, add salt, pepper and more mayo to taste. Serve […]

Fried Chicken

Ingredients: for the spice rub*warning-this needs to be prepared and used the day before you plan to make the chicken 4 tablespoon Old Bay1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon pepper6 cloves garlic, mincedjuice of 1 lime 1 approx. 6 lb chicken, cut into 8 pieces for the next day:2 cups […]

Shrimp Salad

Ingredients:3 lb freshly steamed, peeled shrimp*1 stalk celery, diced3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning1 teaspoon celery seed Directions:Place shrimp, celery and mayo in a large bowl, stir to coat. Sprinkle with seasonings and fold to distribute evenly. Serve on crackers, bread or as is. *I like to steam shrimp […]