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Did you know Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood? According to NationalDayCalendar.com: The word “prawn” is used loosely to describe any large shrimp, sometimes known as “jumbo shrimp.” Some countries use the word “prawn” exclusively for all shrimp. Preparing the shrimp for consumption usually involves the removal of the head, shell, tail and “sand vein.” There are many ways to cook shrimp. Standard methods of preparation include baking, boiling, broiling, sauteing, frying and grilling. Cooking time is delicate for shrimp, and they are at their best when not overcooked.In addition, shrimp is low in calories and high in omega-3. As we celebrate National Shrimp Day today (May 10), here’s 11 recipes that’ll leave you drooling and hangry below!

14. Shrimp Fra Diavolo

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⚜️ Shrimp Fra Diavolo Adjust the amount of crushed red pepper and cayenne pepper in this spicy shrimp dish to make it as spicy as you like.  Just remember, it’s named after the devil so it’s supposed to be hot! INGREDIENTS: 1 pound medium / large shrimp, peeled and deveined Olive oil (Several TBS for skillet) Fine Kosher Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 medium yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup white wine 1-3 tsp crushed red pepper ¼ - ½  tsp (or to taste) Cayenne powder 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes 2 TBS chopped Italian Parsley 5 basil leaves, Chiffonade cu 1/2 tsp Freshly squeezed lemon juice DIRECTIONS: Pat shrimp dry and season lightly with salt and black pepper.  Heat 2-3 TBS oil on high heat in large skillet. Sear shrimp in single layer for 2 minutes per side, or until pink but not cooked through. Remove shrimp. Reduce heat to medium. Add additional oil if needed, add diced onion to skillet and sauté for 3-5 minutes until translucent but not browned. Add garlic and sauté another 1-2 minutes but do not let garlic brown.  Add 1 cup of wine to deglaze the pan, stir and bring to a simmer. Return shrimp and any juices to skillet; add crushed pepper, cayenne powder, Italian seasoning, and tomatoes.  Simmered 5-10 minutes until shrimp are cooked throughout. Remove from heat, add Parsley, basil leaves, and a squirt of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve over angel hair pasta. . . . . . . . . . . #HappyNationalShrimpDay #NationalShrimpDay #ShrimpDay #HappyShrimpDay #Shrimp #ShrimpFraDiavolo #ShrimpFraDiablo #ShrimpDiavolo #ShrimpDiablo #Seafood #Dinner #SeafoodDinner #WinnerWinnerSeafoodDinner #ShrimpDinner #Sauté #SautédShrimp #SeafoodRecipe #ShrimpRecipe #Pescatarian #EatLocal #LouisianaSeafood #LouisianaCooking #LouisianaRecipe #Foodie #FoodiesofInstagram #IGFoodie #InstaFood #Foodstagram #FoodHoliday

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