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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

GIOVANNI'S ORIGINAL SHRIMP TRUCK - COOKED AT HOME


GIOVANNI'S ORIGINAL SHRIMP TRUCK RECIPE
COOKED AT HOME

If you crave the flavor of the Shrimp and Hot Sauce from Giovanni's Original Shrimp Truck on the North Shore of Oahu, get ready to enjoy this flavor feast at home.  Whether you are in Iowa or Honolulu, you now can buy the sauces that made the little white shrimp truck famous around the world.  Giovanni himself who was one of the original partners of the truck now bottles and sells the sauces on the internet.  www.giovannissauces.com brings the North Shore to your kitchen.  I ordered the Scampi Sauce and Hot and Spicy Sauce online.  They arrived in just a few days.  Preparation is simple.  Marinate the shrimp in the Scampi Sauce for around 45 minutes and then sauté.  We added a lot of extra freshly chopped garlic to the marinade.  Also sautéed the rice in the remaining sauce and garlic to make a really good garlic rice.  What makes Giovanni's special for me is the hot sauce.  The flavor and heat level make this one of my favorite hot sauces.  I dip the shrimp in the sauce and pour it over the rice.  The hot sauce purchased online was a bit thinner than what we get on the North Shore.  It still packed a punch and delivered that Giovanni's flavor that we love.
Below are links to my other blog posts on Giovanni's.
http://greateatshawaii.blogspot.com/2016/09/giovannis-original-white-shirmp-truck.html
http://greateatshawaii.blogspot.com/2015/02/garlic-shrimp-and-rice.html
http://greateatshawaii.blogspot.com/2012/03/giovannis-original-shrimp-truck.html
http://greateatshawaii.blogspot.com/2009/06/giovannis-original-shrimp-truck.html
http://greateatshawaii.blogspot.com/2011/04/giovannis-original-shrimp-truck-at-home.html

GIOVANNI'S SCAMPI AND HOT SAUCE IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
GIOVANNI'S SCAMPI MARINADE
SCAMPI SAUCE INGREDIENTS AND PREPARATION
GIOVANNI'S HOT AND SPICY SAUCE
GIOVANNI'S HOT SAUCE INGREDIENTS
MARINATE SHRIMP IN GIOVANNI'S SCAMPI SAUCE FOR 45 MINUTES.  
SAUTE IN SAUCE UNTIL SHRIMP ARE DONE. 
 WE ADDED LOTS OF FRESH CHOPPED GARLIC TO THE SAUCE.
ADD COOKED WHITE RICE TO REMAINING SAUCE AND GARLIC FOR GARLIC RICE
ALMOST AS GOOD AS THE ORIGINAL GIOVANNI'S SHRIMP TRUCK ON THE NORTH SHORE
DIP SHRIMP SCAMPI IN THE GIOVANNI'S HOT SAUCE FOR
THE FLAVOR OF THE NORTH SHORE SHIRMP TRUCK

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