Apple Andouille Grits with Miso Brown Butter Shrimp

3 Cups-Water 1 Cup-Whole Milk 1 Cup-Stone Ground Grits To Taste-Kosher Salt/ Black Pepper 2 Cups-Cheddar Cheese 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Link-Andouille Sausage-casing removed, chopped fine if smoked, cooked and crumbled if raw 1 Each-Granny Smith Apple-fine dice Optional-Pickled Hot Pepper-extra fine dice 1 Pound-Shrimp-peeled/deveined Directions Make miso brown butter according to recipe. Turn off heat, remove pot from burner …

Crab Cakes over Fresh Grits

6 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin, whites separate from green stem 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 1 Each-Egg-beaten ¼ Cup-Mayonnaise To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper 1/4 Cup-Panko Bread Crumbs 1 Pound-Lump Crab Meat To Dredge-Corn Meal Fresh Grits 3 Strips-Thick Cut Bacon-sliced into thin strips 4 Ears-Corn on the Cob ¼ Cup-Red Onion-fine dice 2 Coves-Garlic-chopped fine I Each-Jalapeno Pepper To Taste-Kosher …

Pan Trout with Chorizo Sauce

4 Each-Trout Filets-6 oz, skin-on To Drizzle-Olive Oil To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Chorizo Sauce 2 Ounces-Mexican Chorizo-about ¼ cup 1/4 Cup-Red Wine Vinegar 1 Tablespoon-Coarse Ground Mustard 2 Cloves-Garlic-chopped fine 1 Each-Green Onion– chopped 1/3 Cup-Olive Oil To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper Directions Make vinaigrette, warm non-stick pan over medium heat and add chorizo. Cook breaking up into small pieces …

Gumbo Ramen

1/3 Cup-Shortening-or canola oil 1/3 Cup-All Purpose Flour 1/3 Cup-Celery-fine dice 1/3 Cup-Green Bell Pepper- fine dice ½ Cup-Onion- fine dice 3 Cloves- Garlic –fine chop 1 Pound-Smoked Andouille Sausage-sliced into half moons 12 Ounces-Crawfish Tail Meat-thawed and drained 1/4 Teaspoon-Cayenne Pepper 1 Teaspoon-Gumbo File 6 Cups-Chicken Stock 1 ½ Cup-Fresh Okra-cut into ½” pieces or frozen, un-breaded ½ Pound-Fresh …

Pickled Shrimp, Okra & Corn Salad

1 Pound-(21-25) Shrimp peeled and deveined 15 Pieces-Fresh Okra-halved long ways, about 6 ounces 2 Ears-Corn-cut off cob 12 Ounces-Beer 1 Tablespoon-Tabasco 2 Cups-Apple Cider Vinegar 5 ½ Cups-Water 1 Each-Serrano Pepper-stem/seeds removed, fine dice 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed into a paste 2 Tablespoons-Fresh Parsley-leaves only chopped To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper/Crushed Red Pepper 2 Each-Lemons-juice of 1 Tablespoon-Dijon …

Grilled and Chilled Shrimp Cocktail

16 Each-Extra Large Shrimp-peeled and deveined To Coat-Olive Oil 1 Each-Zest of Lemon To Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix-or kosher salt/black pepper Cocktail Sauce 2 Cups-Ketchup 1 Each-Jalapeno Pepper-stem/seeds removed 2 Tablespoon-Worcestershire Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Lemon Juice 3 Tablespoons-Prepared Horseradish 1 Clove-Garlic-smashed into paste 1 Teaspoon-Black Pepper Directions Preheat grill to medium high heat. Combine ketchup, jalapeno, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, horseradish, …

Tuna with Kale & Quinoa Salad

2 Cups-Crispy Quinoa-{see recipe} 1 Bunch-Kale-about 8 cups, thick stem removed, rough chopped 1 Recipe-Bacon-Ginger Dressing-{see recipe} 2/8 Ounce-Ahi Tuna Steaks To Drizzle-Olive Oil TO Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix 3 Each-Roma Tomatoes-core removed cut into quarters, half each quarter 1 Each-Spring Onion-sliced thin 6 Ounces-Feta Cheese-crumbled Directions Prepare quinoa according to recipe, can be done a couple days ahead. Prepare …

Pimento Cheese Rice Grits with Scallops and Asparagus

3 Cups-Water 1 Cup-Whole Milk 4 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter 1 Cup-Rice Grits-or long grain rice pulsed in food processor to break into grit size pieces 1 Recipe-Chipotle Pimento Cheese-{see recipe} 16 Each-Scallops-wrapped in paper towel and drain overnight in colander ½ Pound-Asparagus Spears To Drizzle-Olive Oil TO Taste-Chef Troy’s Spice Mix Directions Bring water/milk/butter to a strong simmer and add rice …

Crispy Fried Calamari Po’Boy w/ Chipotle Remoulade

Calamari 2 Pounds-Calamari-bodies & tentacles, cleaned & cut into rings, store in cold water 4 Cups-All Purpose Flour 4 Tablespoons-Kosher Salt 2 Tablespoons-Black Pepper 2 Quarts-Corn Oil Po’ Boy 1 Head-Romaine Lettuce-sliced thin 2 Each-Beef Steak Tomato-cored and sliced thin ½ Each-Red Onion-sliced thin 4 Each-Crusty Sandwich Rolls Remoulade 1 Cup-Mayo 2 Tablespoons-Lemon Juice 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin 2 Cloves-Garlic-smashed …

Sushi Rice Tuna Poke Dip

1 Batch-Sushi Rice-see recipe below 2 Tablespoons-Ponzo-or soy sauce ½ Teaspoon-Fish Sauce 1 Teaspoon-Sesame Oil To Taste-Sriracha Hot Sauce 1 Tablespoon-Shrimp Sauce 2-6 Ounce-Sashimi Grade Tuna-sliced ½” thick, each strip in half longways, cubed 1 Tablespoon-White Sesame Seeds-{plus extra for garnish} 2 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin-{plus extra for garnish} 1 Tablespoon-Fresh Ginger-grated 1 Clove-Fresh Garlic-grated ¼ Cup-Cilantro-chopped-{plus extra for garnish} 1 …