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Super Bowls Snacks with Seafood That Will Make Fans Cheer

Super Bowl is just around the corner, and it’s time to start making game day plans! While beer, chips and salsa will be on everyones shopping list…why not try something a little different. Football fans will be cheering as you serve Super Bowl snacks…with seafood! The coastal waterways of eastern North Carolina are teaming with natural resources that make a wide variety of fresh seafood available. And we want to see you enjoy fresh caught and locally sourced seafood year-round…not just while you are enjoying an Ocean Isle Beach vacation. For the best seafood in the OIB area, try Sheffield’s Seafood and Grocery or Captain Jack’s Seafood.

From shrimp, to crab and fish…there are countless recipes that will make your Super Bowl party a huge success. Whether you are the hostess, or just heading to a friends for the big game, we have pulled together a fantastic list of Super Bowl seafood snacks for you to choose from. You will be sure to score big with any of these recipes!! Are you ready for some football?


Epic Shrimp Bites That Will Pack a Punch on Game Day

Serve up some shrimp at your game day gathering. Available nearly year-round, shrimp are a major economical resource for eastern NC. There are two varieties for shrimp caught in the Ocean Isle Beach area, Brown and Green-tailed. Before purchasing shrimp for the recipes below, you may want to check out our blog post,“A How to Guide for the Best of Ocean Isle: Fresh Shrimp 101”. There you will find some great information on shrimp, and even an instructional video on how to properly peel and devein shrimp.

If you want to visit OIB when shrimping is in full season, then you will want to come in late summer or early fall. Williamson Realty Vacations can assist you will all your vacation rental needs, and help you to plan the perfect beach vacation.

Tequila Lime Shrimp Taco Bites

Did someone say tequila? These Tequila Lime Shrimp Taco Bites are a perfect way to kick-off your party. Mini wonton cups are filled with fresh guacamole, and then topped with marinated & seared shrimp!!

Creamy Shrimp and Corn Soup

Don’t let frigid temperatures put a damper on your party. Whip up a hearty pot of Cajun-flavored Creamy Shrimp and Corn Soup. This recipe is ready in 30 minutes. Score!! And it’s great for company. Score again!!

Peel and Eat Shrimp

Put that Corona to good use in this easy Peel and Eat Shrimp recipe. You will also find a recipe for delicious homemade cocktail sauce!


How to Make Your Party People Less Crabby in 3 Ways

Here in Ocean Isle Beach, you can head over to the local grocery store or the fish market to pick up the jumbo lump crab meat required for the recipes below. Blue Crabs are native to coastal NC, and are harvested throughout the year. If you look closely in the waterways, you may see small buoys…marking crab pots that belong to commercial fishermen and individuals.

Picking crab meat is not an easy business, so be prepared to pay for the product. But it will be so worth it!

Hot Crab Dip

Nothing says party like dip! So why not go the extra yard and make this Hot Crab Dip. It’s easy, delicious, cheesy, and slightly spicy. And the best part…it’s ready in minutes! First down!!

Crab Cakes

No flags will be thrown on this play! These Crab Cakes, using Old Bay Seasoning, will be a savory meal for your friends. You can balance the sweetness of the rich jumbo lump crab with Spicy Remoulade Dipping Sauce.

Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

While the teams are tossing the pigskin…why not add a some bacon to your game day line-up? These Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Mushrooms have it all….crab, cheese and bacon. The recipe says that the bacon is optional, but is it really?

Fish and More

How to Score Big with These Seafood Favorites

Flounder, Sea Scallops, and Oysters?? Oh my!! These are just a few other stars that will shine at your Super Bowl party.

Winter is oyster season, so take full advantage of these slaty delicacies. If you aren’t sure how to clean, open or prepare oysters, just ask the folks at the seafood market.

When it comes to fish, ask about what is fresh caught. Find a fish that is mild, and the crowd will go wild!

Healthy Fish Tacos

Check out this video recipe! It shows you exactly how to make easy and Healthy Fish Tacos. Flounder would be the perfect fish for this dish! And if you don’t mind adding a few more calories…try a spicy chipotle ranch dressing as a dipping sauce.

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

In this recipe for Bacon Wrapped Scallops, the sweet scallops are broiled in the oven and then served with a spicy cilantro mayo dip. Remember that scallops come in a variety of sizes, depending on the species, so be sure to plan accordingly.

Garlic Parmesan Baked Oysters

Challenge your guests to try something new! Garlic Parmesan Baked Oysters are the perfect way to introduce people to oysters. Baked with savory garlic and salty aged parmesan…these bi-valves are sure to make you the Super Bowl champion!

Now that you have had time to look through our seafood inspired Super Bowl snack round-up…tell us which one is your favorite!!

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