Tasso Shrimp

Preparation info

  • Serves

    eight

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

The late chef Jamie Shannon’s too short career brought many good dishes to the menu at Commander’s Palace. This is one of his best. It looks simple, but it explodes with flavor. Tasso is a Cajun-style ham that is cured to be very spicy, smoky, and salty. It’s used more as a seasoning than as a meat. I’d recommend chef Paul Prudhomme’s brand, which is available in specialty food stores and by