Category: Shrimp

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 »

Seafood Appetizers for the Big Game

During the NFL championship game, which will be airing next month, many families and friends gather to cheer on their favorite team and of course, eat! Football parties are often full of the standard snacks: chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, potato skins, chips and dip, etc. Why not switch it up this year? Serve seafood at… 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 »

Gift Guide for Your Favorite Seafood Lover

If someone special in your life can’t get enough sea food, treat them this holiday season with a gift that expresses that. We browsed the internet and found unique gifts that are ideal for seafood lovers. You still have some time to do your holiday shopping and we have a few suggestions! Lobster Lovers 1)… 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 »

Eat Seafood Twice a Week

Here in coastal Maine, seafood is build into our diets. From crustaceans to fish, we love it all – and eat more than our fair share. But were you aware that seafood should be a part of your weekly diet? Healthcare professionals recommend two seafood meals a week, thanks to the many benefits these delicious… Read more »

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? These bite size ocean dwellers play an important role in their underwater ecosystem. Found… Read more »

Impress Guests with These Shrimp Cocktail Recipes

Different Shrimp Cocktail Recipes:   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… Read more »