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Recipe Roundup: Southern Seafood Spectacular

Anya Hoffman

Anya Hoffman

August 08, 2013


Recipe for Cornmeal-Crusted Oysters with Sriracha Rémoulade, adpated by the James Beard Foundation

Make yourself a pitcher of sweet tea to sip alongside this Southern-inspired menu of fried oysters, sweet olive-oil poached shrimp, a spicy crayfish ragout, and a towering coconut cake. Porch swing not included.

Cornmeal-Crusted Oysters with Sriracha Rémoulade

You'll want to dip everything in your fridge into the spicy, lime-spiked mayo that accompanies these crisp fried oysters.

Poached Shrimp with Creamed Corn, Marinated Tomatoes, Butter Beans, and Basil

Butter beans are a Southern staple, but lima beans make a fine substitute.

Southern Crayfish Ragoût with Goat Cheese Grits

For a souped-up take on shrimp and grits, chef Patrick McCandless brings in meaty crayfish tails and jumpstarts the whole dish with spoonfuls of hot sauce.

Toasted Coconut Ambrosia Cake

This decadent, pineapple-flecked coconut layer cake is an homage to not one, but two classic Southern dishes.