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Shrimp Jícama Cylinder Ceviche

Upping Your Seafood Game with Jícama

Before the generalized use of food additives in processed junk food, a good after school snack would come from the subsoil covered with dirt. Jícama was one of my favorite “all natural” snacks—along with cucumbers and coconut. Properly cleaned, peeled and cut in slices, sprinkled with lemon juice, salt, and […]

Shrimp aguachiles tostada

Aguachiles

Few dishes are as delicious and easier to make than Aguachiles. I was introduced to it by my daughter Natalia while on a winter vacation in Nayarit.

grilling seafood shrimp

The Art of Grilling Seafood

Here in New England lobsters are usually steamed with some rockweed (seaweed); clams and oysters are served raw on the half-shell with just a spritz of lemon and a dash of hot sauce; and scallops are pan-seared until barely translucent.

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Peppered Shrimp Jamaican-Style

The shrimp taste better if you cook them with their shells on. Then you can serve them as an appetizer and have your guests peel the shrimp themselves. Alternatively, you can use peeled shrimp and serve them over white rice.

Pámpano en Escabeche photo courtesy of Sectur Campeche

Hunting Seafood Treasure in Campeche

Imagine a place where you can drive for more than 40 miles between a lagoon and the Gulf of Mexico, where humble houses on the side of the road sell crab meat by the kilo and on the road’s speed bumps you can buy fresh prawns, bags full of green habaneros, or the largest shrimp you’ve ever seen.