Milford, NH (PRWEB) April 23, 2014
Celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day this April 29th with Healthy Solutions Spice Blends. The word "scampi" only came into the English-speaking world in the 1920's. However, the Italian gourmet food recipe for shrimp scampi is believed to have been discovered in America after World War II. The earliest reference to shrimp scampi was found in New York Times in 1956. Shrimp is probably the most popular and versatile shellfish there is and Healthy Solutions Spice Blends has created an easy to follow Shrimp Scampi recipe that’s short on prep time, but packs a kaleidoscope of mouth watering flavors. So, gather your family and friends and celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day by cooking with Healthy Solutions Spice Blends.
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends are made using only the highest quality spices and have no fillers or preservatives, no MSG, and are low in carbohydrates. Most Healthy Solutions Spice Blends are made with no salt or sugar.
In celebration of National Shrimp Scampi Day, Healthy Solutions Spice Blends would like to share their favorite Shrimp Scampi recipe.
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Shrimp Scampi
1 ½ lbs. Raw Shrimp
2 tbsp. Olive Oil
2 tbsp. Healthy Solutions Shrimp Scampi Spice Blend
2 tbsp. Water
½ cup White Wine or Cooking Sherry
12 oz. Noodles (cooked)
1 can (14 oz.) Petite Diced Tomatoes
Place shrimp in a shallow bowl and sprinkle both sides of shrimp with seasoning. Add water and ¼ cup of wine, saving the remaining wine. Let stand while cooking noodles per package instructions. In a large saucepan, heat oil on medium heat. Add shrimp with liquid and sauté for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp has turned pink. Don’t overcook! Add tomatoes and remaining wine long enough to heat. (Adding the wine at the end enhances the flavor). Serve over cooked noodles.
National Shrimp Scampi Day Facts & Fun
- There are over 128 species of shrimp.
- Shrimp is considered to be the number one seafood on the list of seafood. One billion pounds of shrimp are eaten every year by Americans. Over five billion pounds of shrimp are produced every single year.
- The name for raw, uncooked shrimp is “green”.
- A shrimp can average about 6 inches while the longest ever found was at 16 inches.
- Most Famous Shrimp – Pepe the King Prawn from Muppets
- Best Shrimp Saying – Pvt. Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue – Forrest Gump Movie
"Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That-that's about it."
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends’ full line of spice blends are offered in 16 distinct flavors for beef, pork, poultry or seafood. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends contain multiple servings, each in a zip-top packet for sealed-in freshness and have a MSRP of $2.99 to $3.29 per package.
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends™, LLC is located in Milford, New Hampshire and produces a branded line of All Natural, high quality, recipe ready spice blends that create healthy gourmet meals in minutes. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends use only the highest quality spices and are available in 16 distinctive blends for easy preparation when cooking with fish, beef, pork and poultry. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends are made with no fillers or preservatives, are low in carbohydrates and made with no MSG. Most Healthy Solutions Spice Blends contain no salt or sugar. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends are now available nationwide for Chain Supermarkets, Independent Supermarkets, Gourmet Food Stores, Club Stores and Foodservice Operators. For more information, contact Healthy Solutions Spice Blends at 603-622-8744 or e-mail sales(at)spiceblends(dot)com.