Category: Shrimp

What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?

Raw shrimps with spice and lemon on a slate board.

You’re preparing a new seafood recipe. You have nearly all the ingredients ready, you just have to grab the shrimp the recipe calls for. But as you open your fridge you realize that it wasn’t shrimp you grabbed at the grocery store, but prawns. Will you still be able to cook your recipe? Or will… Read more »

Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Shrimp

A popular Maine seafood, shrimp can be cooked in a variety of ways to compliment any meal. Shrimp cocktail and shrimp scampi are just two of the most popular options. Past its delicious flavor, how much do you know about shrimp? There are more than 2000 species These bite size ocean dwellers play an important… Read more »

3 Unique Shrimp Cocktail Recipes to Impress Your Guests With

Shrimp Cocktail

  Shrimp cocktail is an essential for your summertime parties and soirees. No dish is more elegant and refreshing than a plate of chilled shrimp. This summer, surprise your guests with a different take on the average shrimp cocktail that they will be sure to enjoy. Here are a few ways to change-up your shrimp… Read more »

Tips For Preparing Seafood 

Tips For Preparing Seafood

Not only is seafood delicious, versatile, and affordable, it’s also nutritious, low in calories and a great  source of protein. Whether you’re craving lobster, shrimp, salmon, or other shellfish, seafood is easy to cook. Anyone can master it with some practice. Here are a few tips for preparing some of your favorite kinds of seafood:… Read more »

3 Summer Seafood Recipes

Here at Cape Porpoise, we love our fresh Maine lobsters, but we can’t forget the other delicious seafood we have. From our jumbo white shrimp to Maine blue mussels, we have all your needs for fresh seafood. To inspire your culinary skills, we have included some great, easy-to-prepare, recipes you can make using our fresh… Read more »

Summer Grilling Series: How to Grill Shrimp

Grilling season is well underway! Here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Co., we love the taste of just-grilled seafood, and shrimp is no exception. Never tried it before? You’re in for a treat. Here’s how to grill shrimp: 1. Choose the right shrimp. Jumbo and colossal-sized shrimp are easiest to grill. 2. Preheat your grill to… Read more »

Several Ways to Prepare Shrimp Cocktail

One great thing about the holiday season is the great food that comes along with it. Many people prepare shrimp cocktail during the holiday season as a special appetizer for guests. From different sauces to displays, there are plenty of ways to prepare shrimp cocktail. Here are just a few of our favorites to try… Read more »

Health Benefits of Shrimp

Seafood is not only delicious but a lot of seafood comes with health benefits. Shrimp, in particular, comes with several health benefits of its own when consumed in moderation. Low in Calories Shrimp is mostly made up of water and has an extremely low calorie count. A medium sized shrimp only contains about 7 calories… Read more »

Wild Caught vs. Farm Raised Seafood

When we think of seafood here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. we think of the healthy, flavorful and fresh caught shellfish that make their ways into the nets of local Maine fisherman and then to our doors. But when you are served seafood at chain restaurants like Red Lobster, that isn’t quite what you are… Read more »

Traditional Cocktail Sauce

Here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Company, one of our favorite ways to eat shrimp is chilled with a side of cocktail sauce. Great as an appetizer or for hors d’oeuvres, shrimp and cocktail sauce is a simple yet gourmet dish to make. For a classic cocktail sauce recipe, read below. Looking for something with a little… Read more »