Shrimp Gumbo with Angel Hair Shirataki

Shrimp Gumbo with Angel Hair Shirataki
Recipe type: Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Angel Hair Shirataki
  • 4 ounces vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1½ pounds raw, whole, head-on medium-sized (31-50 count) shrimp
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced green peppers
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • ½ cup peeled, seeded and chopped tomato
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ pound andouille sausage, cut into ¼-inch pieces and browned
  • 1 tablespoon file powder
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Place the vegetable oil and flour into a 5 to 6-quart cast iron Dutch oven and whisk together to combine. Place on the middle shelf of the oven, uncovered, and bake for 1½ hours, whisking 2 to 3 times throughout the cooking process.
  4. While the roux is baking, de-head, peel and devein the shrimp. Place the shrimp in a bowl and set in the refrigerator.
  5. Place the heads and shells in a 4-quart saucepan along with the 2 quarts of water, set over high heat and bring to a boil. Decrease the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour or until the liquid has reduced to 1-quart. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into a container, discarding the solids.
  6. Once the roux is done, carefully remove it from the oven and set over medium-high heat.
  7. Gently add the onions, celery, green peppers and garlic and cook, moving constantly for 7 to 8 minutes or until the onions begin to turn translucent.
  8. Add the tomatoes, salt, black pepper, thyme, cayenne pepper, and bay leaves and stir to combine.
  9. Gradually add the shrimp broth while whisking continually.
  10. Decrease the heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the shrimp and sausage and stir to combine.
  11. Add the file powder while stirring constantly. Cover and allow to sit for 10 minutes prior to serving.
  12. Serve over the Angel Hair Shirataki.
  13. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  14. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  15. Place the vegetable oil and flour into a 5 to 6-quart cast iron Dutch oven and whisk together to combine.
  16. Place on the middle shelf of the oven, uncovered, and bake for 1½ hours, whisking 2 to 3 times throughout the cooking process.
  17. While the roux is baking, de-head, peel and devein the shrimp. Place the shrimp in a bowl and set in the refrigerator.
  18. Place the heads and shells in a 4-quart saucepan along with the 2 quarts of water, set over high heat and bring to a boil.
  19. Decrease the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour or until the liquid has reduced to 1-quart. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into a container, discarding the solids.
  20. Once the roux is done, carefully remove it from the oven and set over medium-high heat.
  21. Gently add the onions, celery, green peppers and garlic and cook, moving constantly for 7 to 8 minutes or until the onions begin to turn translucent.
  22. Add the tomatoes, salt, black pepper, thyme, cayenne pepper, and bay leaves and stir to combine.
  23. Gradually add the shrimp broth while whisking continually.
  24. Decrease the heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the shrimp and sausage and stir to combine.
  25. Add the file powder while stirring constantly. Cover and allow to sit for 10 minutes prior to serving.
  26. Serve over the Angel Hair Shirataki.

 

 

 

Spaghetti Shirataki a La Bruschetta and Seafood

Spaghetti Shirataki a La Bruschetta and Seafood
Recipe type: Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 5 medium tomatoes, vine ripened
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ⅓ cup spaghetti sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 clams, fresh, in the shell
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup scallops
  • 1 cup prawns, large fresh shrimp will do
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki
  • parmesan cheese, fresh grated (optional)
Instructions
  1. BRUSCHETTA SAUCE: Prepare earlier in the day and set aside to meld flavors. Place tomatoes in a deep bowl and pour boiling water over them. Leave for about 3 minutes then remove skins and chop into medium dice. In a non reactive bowl place diced tomatoes, minced garlic, chopped basil, sugar, spaghetti sauce, salt, black pepper and olive oil. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside at room temperature until ready to use.
  2. PREPARE SEAFOOD: Steam the clams in their shells in a little water. Once they are wide open - drain - discard all clams that have not fully opened as well as the liquid and place the opened ones into a warmed bowl. Heat ½ tablespoon of olive oil and sauté scallops and prawns. Place in the same bowl as the clams.
  3. TO SERVE: Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry. Toss with room temperature bruschetta sauce and add seafood. Place the pot back onto the still heated, but turned off burner so the sauce and spaghetti can heat through -do not allow it to cook further!
  4. Distribute between two pasta bowls and grate fresh Parmesan cheese over top if desired.

 

Shrimp, Snow Pea and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Shrimp, Snow Pea and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads, Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 12 ounces snow peas
  • 1¼ pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water with a steamer basket to a boil. Put the snow peas in the basket, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Remove the basket and transfer the snow peas to a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  3. Add the shrimp directly to the saucepan of water and return to a boil; cook for 2 minutes. Drain, then plunge the shrimp into a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  4. Slice each shrimp in half lengthwise. Cut the snow peas diagonally into ½-inch pieces, discarding the ends. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp, snow peas, radishes, Macaroni Shirataki and scallions.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, both oils, the ginger and ½ teaspoon salt.
  6. Toss with the salad right before serving; top with sesame seeds.