Seafood Soup

6 cups chicken stock
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 scallion, chopped
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
1 Tablespoon butter
Dashes salt and black pepper
8 oz. clam juice
1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
4 fresh clams, soaked and rubbed clean to remove all dirt
4 Sea Scallops
8 large fresh shrimp, cleaned and cut in half
2 fresh Tilapia Fish fillets, cut in large pieces
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Add to a soup pot over medium high heat, butter, garlic, celery, scallion, green pepper, and dashes of salt and black pepper. Stir and lower heat to a simmer. Cook for 3 minutes. Add chicken stock. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to medium high and add clam juice, Cayenne Pepper, and  black pepper. Add clams and cover pot. Immediately after clams open, adds scallops, shrimp and fish. Cook for 3 minutes. Keep covered and let rest for 10 minutes.

Optional, sprinkles of chopped parsley on finished dish.

Serves 4


Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" is an American classic book and film. Oscar winner Spencer Tracy portrays the old Cuban fisherman who makes the catch of a lifetime. But, he faces a huge obstacle and try's to find his way through it. Our Seafood Soup is a little sample of the great taste from the sea. Its just before Thanksgiving and our Seafood Soup will give your taste buds happiness before the big turkey day. "The Old Man and the Sea" is a classic film for our classic Seafood Soup. Enjoy!


Best Fish Fry Ever

2 - fresh bone-in fish, White Bass, Trout, or Croakers (about 2-1/2 lbs) -gutted, head removed, scaled and split down the middle, but leave tail on.
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup yellow corn meal
1/2 teaspoon Emeril's Original Seasoning
1/2 teaspoon Season Salt
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Lemon Pepper
1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seafood Seasoning
1 cup vegetable oil for frying

Place milk in a large bowl. Add fish and cover well with the milk. Remove. Season all sides of fish with Season Salt, salt, Lemon Pepper, and Old Bay Seafood Seasoning. Set aside.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. While skillet is heating. Add Emeril's Original Seasoning to a large large, add flour and corn meal. Stir with a spoon. Add fish one at a time to the flour and corn meal mixture. Cover both sides well. Shake off any excess. Repeat with second fish.

Add fish to the hot skillet, skin side down first. Fry for 7 minutes for each side, or until light golden brown.
Remove from skillet and place on paper towel.

Serve immediately.

Optional - serve with fresh lemon wedges.

Serves 4


The Oscar nominated film "Shark Tale" starring superstar Will Smith is one of the new animated classics. Will plays "Oscar" a small fish who finds himself in plenty of trouble. Who knew gangsters were underwater. Our recipe for Best Fish Fry Ever is the recipe for all you seafood lovers out there. There is nothing like a good Friday night fish fry and we have taken these lovely creatures of the sea on a tasty and delicious journey. It's all good in this underwater neighborhood!


Chipotle Spicy Shrimp

1 lb extra large shrimp - cleaned and devained, leave on shell cover
1 -1/2 teaspoons Chipotle and Pepper Rub
1 Tablespoon butter
2 lemon slices - cut into quarters
1/8 teaspoon cayenne ground pepper
2 Tablespoons water

Add Chipotle and Pepper seasoning, butter, lemon, cayenne and water to a sauce pan over high heat. Let boil. Add shrimp and stir. Lower heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Cover and turn off heat.

Serves 4

"Gone in 60 Seconds" film starring Nicholas Cage and Angelina Jolie is an action packed thrill ride. If you love a sexy fast paced film, you will love this one. Our Chipotle Spicy Shrimp recipe is riding "shot-gun" with Nick and Angie. This appetizer is full of bold Chipotle favors with just the right amount of heat. Super fast to prepare, and they will be gone from your table in 60 seconds!