One of the best appetizers are crab cakes. They are extremely easy to make and always have the appearance of being a high end appetizer, at least in landlocked Minnesota. The chunks of lump crab meat and the crisp outer crust make a great summer dish. These Jalapeno crab cakes are extremely flavorful and a little bit spicy, however these will make a great impression on your friends and family. Serve it a few lemon wedges and sour cream to help mellow out the spiciness.
As summer is in full swing and all of the great vegetables are starting to ripen it's a perfect time for this recipe. In this Cajun Shrimp, Sausage and Vegetable Sheet Pan, the preparation is super quick and easy making it the perfect dish for any day of the week.
The dish is packed with bold colorful vegetables, tender shrimp and delicious pork sausage. Plus it's all tossed with such amazing bold cajun flavor! This is a healthy and delicious meal that is also great for meal prep as it will be more than enough for a week's worth of lunches or dinners.
Looking for a quick and easy appetizer or even simple meal. Then you need to check out this sizzling roasted shrimp scampi. The shrimp takes less than 10 minutes to back and the preparation is about the same length. The ingredients are very simple and there is no wine or alcohol in the recipe making it perfect for anyone to make. The shrimp are cooked in a garlic, lemon and herb infused butter that bakes into the shrimp coming out super tender. Serve it over rice or toss in pasta and it will be a simple dinner too.
In this soy brown sugar salmon is a easy dinner for any day of the week. The salmon takes about 15 minutes to grill or to bake in the oven. The salmon comes out flavorful and flaky. By grilling the salmon first in a pouch steams the fish, then opening up and searing the salmon gives the fish a great char and caramelizing the brown sugar marinade. The recipe comes out best if you have on big fillet vs portioned fillets.
One of the best weeknight dinners is a classic stir fry. It has the trifecta that every meal needs, protein, vegetables and starch. In this shrimp lo mein with broccoli has all of that, plus a easy sauce that can be all done withing 20-30 minutes from start to finish. The dish is packed with bright green tender broccoli and fresh shrimp in every bite. It is perfect for the busy family that everyone will enjoy.
This quick and easy recipe is definitely going to be a hit. This honey garlic shrimp and broccoli is perfect for a gathering or a quiet mid week dinner. The recipe uses very easy to find ingredients, most are probably already in your pantry to begin with. The sticky sweet and garlic sauce coats the shrimp and broccoli and takes can be done by the time the rice is done cooking, about 20 minutes.
Lobster corn chowder is a rich creamy decadent chowder with chunks of lobster, plenty of corn, diced red potatoes, and a hint of white wine. Lobster corn chowder is perfect for any time of the year, but especially after a cold day in the winter for me. The chowder is easy to prepare, taking about 30-60 minutes to make and promises to be a big hit with friends and family.
In the constant hunt for great weeknight dinner options, pasta is one of the most common option due to the cost friendly and the easy of preparation. In this garlicky shrimp pasta, all of the ingredients are easy to find and can cook in very short time. The lemon and tarragon give a light and bold flavor that brighten up this dish perfectly. The meal can be made in about 30 minutes and will make more than enough to feed a family of four people. The shrimp can be easily replaced with sliced chicken or meatless.
During the holidays, there tend to be a popular time to have get together with friends and family. This year at a distance unfortunately. When you do get to spend time, this appetizer will be a great for the winter. The hot and gooey crab, artichoke and spinach filling and the crispy wonton wrapper works great together. These crab, spinach and artichoke wonton cups can be made in very little time, but taste like they spent all day preparing them. The filling can be made ahead of time if needed.
Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat, add the garlic and spinach saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the white wine and heat until the spinach wilts, about an additional minute.
In a food processor, process the spinach, cream cheese, sour cream, chili sauce until nice and smooth. Add the artichokes and pulse until artichokes are broken into small pieces.
Pour the cream cheese artichoke mixture into a bowl. Add the crab, mozzarella and cheddar cheese. Mix until well combined.
Place the wonton wrappers in a mini or regular size muffin pan. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of mixture into each cup and top with the parmesan.
Spray with cooking spray and bake at 350°F for 12-15 minutes or until the wonton wrappers are browned and the filling is bubbling. Top with the chopped green onions and serve warm.
As it goes These crab fluff balls are similar to the classic crab cake, but are lighter and fried to a light crispy crust wrapped all around. Each one is packed with delicious fresh crab and flavorful. The preparation is easy and simple and they fry up within minutes and come out light, fluffy and perfect for any occasion.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!