We are excited to announce the winners of the 11th Annual Outer Banks Shrimp Cookoff/Crawl!
Group A: Chef John of Sandtrap Tavern with Shrimp Sampler Flight-Shrimp/Kale Mousse, Mini Poblano Shrimp Cake, and Jalapeno Shrimp Toast
Group B: Chef Max of Mama Kwan’s Tiki Bar and Grill with Stuffed Shrimp Sauteed over Rice & Mama’s Cucumber Salad then drizzled with Wasabi Aoli and a Red Bean Sauce
Group A: Chef Brad of Two Roads Tavern: Shrimp Sesame Garlic Noodles
Group B: Chef Tunga of Fresh Fit Cafe with Shrimp Avocado Toast
Thanks so much to all of our chefs to competing and to everyone that sampled shrimp and shopped the silent auction!
Stay posted for updates on next year’s event, the 12th Annual Outer Banks Shrimp Cookoff in 2021!
This year’s competitors were:
Chef Mike of Mako Mike’s Beach Grill and Bar: Gambas al ajillo (Spanish garlic shrimp) with pita points
Chef Brad of Two Roads Tavern: Shrimp Sesame Garlic Noodles
Chef Andrew of Hurricane Mo’s Beachside Bar and Grill: Shrimp tostadas: Fajita Seared Shrimp, Mixed Cabbage, Avocado Serrano Salsa, Siracha Cream, & Cotija Cheese on Crispy Corn Tortillas
Chef John of Sandtrap Tavern: Shrimp Sampler Flight-Shrimp/Kale Mousse, Mini Poblano Shrimp Cake, and Jalapeno Shrimp Toast
Chef John of Shipwreck’s Tap House and Grill: Miniature Potato, Smoked Shrimp, and Sausage Pot Pie
Chef Tony of Outer Banks Brewing Station (dinner) : Honey Ginger Glazed Shrimp with Shaved Brussels and Popcorn Grits
Chef Max of Mama Kwan’s Tiki Bar and Grill: Stuffed Shrimp Sauteed over Rice & Mama’s Cucumber Salad then drizzled with Wasabi Aoli and a Red Bean Sauce
Chef Tonga of Fresh Fit Cafe (breakfast, lunch): Shrimp Avocado Toast
Chef Josh of Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint: Grilled Shrimp and Tater Tot Poutine- Grilled Shrimp, Tater Tots, Sweet Chili Sauce, Pepper Jack Cheese, Grilled Pineapple, and Red Pepper Flakes
Chef Susan of Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe: Shrimp Creole-Sauteed Shrimp in a Rich Tomato Sauce with House Grown Okra, Onions, and Peppers
Our sponsors for this year’s event are the Nags Head Dolphin Watch, the Outer Banks Veterinary Hospital, Kitty Hawk Kites, Joe Lamb Jr. Realty, Access Design, and JAM Media Solutions! We thank them for their support!