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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Rock Shrimp Sauce with Jalapeño Hoe Cakes

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
3/4 cup dry white wine
1  10-ounce can cream of shrimp soup
1 pound peeled rock shrimp
1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup half and half
1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
  Jalapeño Hoe Cakes (recipe below)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Heat the olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add garlic and sauté 1 to 2 minutes until golden. Add wine to pan and stir in soup; simmer 3 minutes stirring until smooth. Sprinkle shrimp with seafood seasoning and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Add shrimp to sauce mixture and cook 2 to 3 minutes until opaque and cooked through. Slowly stir in half and half and lemon juice. To serve, spoon over Jalapeno Hoe Cakes and sprinkle with chives.

4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
(Shrimp Sauce only) Calories 295, Calories From Fat 122, Total Fat 14g, Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fatty Acid 0g, Cholesterol 188mg, Total Carbohydrates 9g, Protein 25g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1g

Jalapeno Hoe Cakes  
2 cups self-rising cornmeal
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
2 large eggs
1/3 cup jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
  butter or corn oil for frying

In a large bowl, mix together cornmeal, sugar and salt. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and milk until well blended. Add the wet mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until just mixed and moistened. Let the batter set for 10 or 15 minutes. Add oil to just cover bottom of skillet then heat over medium-high heat. Pour 1/4 cup of batter for each hoe cake into skillet. Cook 3 or 4 minutes until tops are full of air holes; flip cake and cook until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and serve warm.

6 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 202, Calories From Fat 70, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fatty Acid 0g, Cholesterol 58mg, Total Carbohydrates 28g, Protein 7g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0g

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