Posts Tagged by Recipes
|June 11, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Agriculture, Cooking, Healthy Eating, In Stores, Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized|
It’s already June, which means watermelon season is upon us. Watermelon is a great value. Did you know you can feed up to three dozen people from just one watermelon? And watermelon is also healthy. A 2 cup serving of watermelon contains lots of of vitamins A, B6 and C, and serves as a good source […] continue reading
|March 25, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Advertising, Agriculture, Cooking, Events, FAPC, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Produce, Recipes, Seafood|
There is a lot going on in Tallahassee this spring: Springtime Tallahassee, the Lemoyne Chain of Parks Arts Festival, garden tours, indoor and outdoor concerts and much more. So while planning your spring events, the “Fresh From Florida: On the Menu” promotion can provide some needed refreshment for your other Tallahassee experiences. This promotion features six Tallahassee […] continue reading
|August 25, 2014||Posted by Fresh from Florida under Agriculture, Cooking, Events, Healthy Eating, Kids, Nutrition, Produce, Recipes, Uncategorized|
The Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness is searching for Student Chef Ambassadors to represent Florida during the 2014-2015 school year. The division will be hosting several regional “Fresh for Florida Kids” Cook-Offs beginning this fall. Florida students in grades 4th -12th are eligible to participate. In order to enter the contest, a student must […] continue reading
|January 15, 2014||Posted by Nicole under Agriculture, Cooking, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Seafood|
Fresh, fast and easy! Florida mullet seafood dip is sure to please. Give this recipe a try and see for yourself. • 2 (8-ounce) packages light cream cheese, softened • 3 tablespoons lemon juice • 2 tablespoons grated onion • 2 tablespoons milk • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce • 3 cups flaked smoked mullet […] continue reading
|August 21, 2013||Posted by Mindy under Cooking, Events, In Stores, Nutrition, Recipes, Seafood, Uncategorized|
Chef Justin Timineri teamed up with Coastal Living and Whole Foods at their brand new store in Miami for a “Servin’ Up Seafood” event where the Chef cooked up some shrimp and grouper for shoppers. While there, customers also got the chance to win a culinary gift basket worth $500 as well as a year […] continue reading
|July 17, 2013||Posted by Nicole under Uncategorized|
Add some spice to your next fiesta with Florida Blue Crab Nachos! Ingredients 1/2 pound Florida crabmeat, drained, shell pieces removed 1 1/2 cups jack cheese blend, shredded 1 cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed 2 medium-sized Florida tomatoes, diced 1 small can diced green chilies, drained 1/2 cup scallions, diced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon […] continue reading
|July 3, 2013||Posted by Nicole under Agriculture, Cooking, Nutrition, Produce, Recipes, Seafood|
We would like to wish you a safe and happy 4th of July with your family. Whether you are hitting the beach, or staying home to enjoy your holiday – Florida shrimp should be on your menu. Shrimp is tasty, nutritious, and so easy to cook! In just a couple of minutes you can enjoy […] continue reading
We would like to wish you a safe and happy 4th of July with your family. Whether you are hitting the beach, or staying home to enjoy your holiday – Florida shrimp should be on your menu. Shrimp is tasty, nutritious, and so easy to cook! In just a couple of minutes you can enjoy a mouth-watering meal that you will love!
Here is one of Chef Justin’s famed shrimp recipes. Shrimp paired with Florida watermelon – two of the best things summer has to offer! Enjoy!
Watermelon and Shrimp Cocktail Skewers
1/2 medium-sized watermelon, peeled, seeded and cubed (about 32 cubes)
32 large shrimp, cleaned, poached and chilled
1/2 bunch fresh basil leaves
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger (or 1 teaspoon dried)
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup rice vinegar (or mild-flavored vinegar)
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
kosher salt to taste
fresh ground pepper to taste
8 6-inch bamboo skewers
In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar and the peanut butter until completely blended. Add in the garlic, ginger and soy sauce until fully combined. Taste sauce and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
Pour most of the dressing over the shrimp, reserving some sauce for dipping. Chill marinated shrimp for 1 hour.
To assemble, alternate shrimp, watermelon cubes and torn basil leaves on 8
skewers. Serve skewers with leftover sauce.
Recipe link can be found here.