Mississippi Seafood requesting recipes for new seafood cookbook

22-24-CWS | June 16, 2022

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Seafood program, which supports and promotes Gulf-fresh seafood harvested in Mississippi, is requesting recipe submissions for an updated version of the Mississippi Seafood cookbook.


The deadline to submit recipes is Friday, July 15.


Submitted recipes must be original and incorporate some type of Gulf seafood, which includes shrimp, crab, oysters and finfish. Recipes should fall into one of the following categories: appetizers, soups, side dishes and main dishes.


Email all entries to by 5 p.m. Friday, July 15, along with the name, phone number and, if relevant, a story that relates to the recipe. A photo of the finished dish may also be submitted.


All entries may be used in other additional promotions that encourage support for the Mississippi seafood industry. Credit will be given to the person who submitted the recipe unless otherwise noted.

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at