Our Coastal Carolina Favorite Recipes

 IE’s Shrimp and Rice

By Ina Lee Fulford/Holden Beach Native and Wife of Legendary Shrimper Capt of Alaford Jabie Fulford

1 LB of Fresh Peeled shrimp

Devain them and if large shrimp cut up in 3 pieces

1/2 Cup of diced tomatoes

2 Cups of water

1 Cup of Rice

Cook water rice and tomatoes together till almost done

Salt and Pepper to taste

Stir in shrimp and cook until done (make sure not to overcook shrimp)

IE’s Crabcakes

2 Cans of crabmeat

In a small bowl mix with 2 tablespoons of mayo and salt and pepper to taste

1/2 teaspoon of old bay seasoning

Make into patties

Small amount of oil Fry in pan with canola oil until brown

Gigi’s Crab Corn Chowder

By: Sheri Fulford/Holden Beach Native and Decendant of long line of commercial fisherman

2 tablespoons of butter 1 cup of cream corn

1 cup of chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 Cup of Chopped red pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 Cup of chopped yellow pepper 2 teaspoons sherry or totaste

1 tablespoon of flour

1 tablespoon of corn meal

1 can of 14.5 oz chicken broth

2 cups of milk

1 and 1/2 cups of half and half

12-15 oz. crabmeat

1 cup of fresh or frozen corn

In a large saucepan, melt butter and then add, onion and peppers. Saute uncovered, over medium heat 4-5 minutes. Gradually add flour and cornmeal to vegetable mixture and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add milk and half and half, crabmeat, corn, creamcorn, peppers, and paprika. Heat stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until chowder is hot, stir in sherry and serve.

Brea’s Holly Molly Guacomole

By Brea Faircloth/Accomplished Lady Angler

Great party dip or exceptional on surf and turf burgers and fish tacos

4 avacados

2 dallops of sour creame

1 lime

salt to taste

“pico de gallo” or 1 tomato(Small) diced, 1 onion diced(small), cilantro

Mash 2 avacados then dice the next 2, add remaining ingredients, salt to taste and squeeze juice of lime. Let marinate 5-10 minutes before serving. Serve with lime tortillas or pita chips and can be used as a topping for surf and turf burgers or fish tacos.

Donna’s Tuna Tar Tar/Yum

By Donna Taylor/Wilmington Local/ Extraordinary Cook and Sales Rep Sanuk and L Space

You may want to add more or less according to taste

1 lb of extremely fresh Tuna chopped well

1/4 Cup of toasted sesame oil

2 Limes Juice Squeezed

1 tsp “Sriracha” hot chili sauce

1 Bunch of cilantra chopped well

Add all together mix gently and serve with tortilla chips or over rice

Gumpa’s Broccoli Cheese Sauce

By DF Jenkins SR Plantation Owner and man to introduce Broccoli to Charleston SC in 1927

Makes 4 Servings

4 tablespoons of butter

4 tablespoons of flour

1 cup of milk

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/2 cup of grates cheese

Nana’s Low Country Shrimp Stew

By Carmen Bentz mother of boating industry legend Earl Bentz of Triton Boats

1 1/2 lbs of raw medium size shrimp

2 heping tablespoons of plain flower

3 slices of bacon

1 med green bell pepper diced

1 med onion diced

kitchen bouquet

rinse shrimp well in cold water

put shrimp in large sauce pan

water 2 inches above shrimp and cover

salt to taste

take shrimp out of water after boil

save shrimp water for later use

pick and devain shrimp

put bacon in dutch oven

Saute onion and bell pepper in bacon greese

add flower and shrimp

add enough shrimp water to make a step and stir with whisk

appox 1/2 teaspoon of kitchen bouquet

cook approx 1-2 mins on low heat

salt and pepper to taste

serve over grits!!!!!!

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