Wild U.S. Shrimp
More than 85 percent of the shrimp sold in the U.S. is imported. But we’re thrilled about several varieties of wild American shrimp (wildamericanshrimp.com), including these three:
An iodine-rich diet makes these hearty Atlantic- and Gulf-coast shrimp perfect for gumbo.
Our favorite variety is briny and sweet; delicious sautéed simply or steamed for shrimp cocktail.
Sweet and firm with crablike flavor, these bayou-dwellers are best for soups, ceviche and salads.