Alabama Gulf Seafood in Southern Living’s Test Kitchen: Lucy Buffett’s Crazy Sista’s Shrimp Ceviche

Here in the South, cooking isn’t just about eating; it’s a cause for social interaction and entertainment. And considering that Lucy Buffett is a Gulf Coast native and kin to a world-famous rock star, she’s the ideal dinner party host.

Naturally, she knows her seafood. Whether she’s kicking back and cooking up at her Gulf Shores restaurant, Lulu’s at Homeport Marina, or using her culinary creativity to charm a group of friends, Alabama Gulf Seafood is Lucy’s first and only choice when it comes to seafood.

“The seafood for me is a mainstay,” she says. “And it is what people come to Alabama, the Gulf Coast, to actually enjoy. They want Alabama seafood.”

See for yourself why Lucy says that Alabama Gulf shrimp are the only kind that she uses with one of her signature recipes: Crazy Sista’s Shrimp Ceviche.

For a written version of Lucy’s Shrimp Ceviche, head over to our recipes section.

And for more fun recipe ideas, pick up a copy of “Crazy Sista Cooking: Cuisine & Conversation with Lucy Anne Buffett” today. More than just your average cookbook, it’s filled with entertaining anecdotes, words of wisdom, family favorites and party planning tips.

If you’re looking for more from Southern Living’s Test Kitchen, be sure to tune in for a half-hour special, “Alabama Gulf Seafood Presents In the Kitchen with Rebecca Gordon, Lucy Buffett and Chris Hastings,” featuring delicious recipes from these three Alabama Chefs.

They will air at the following times:

• Sunday, Dec. 16 at 5:30pm on WBRC FOX 6 in Birmingham
• Saturday, Dec. 22 at 11:30am on WSFA NBC 12 in Montgomery
• Sunday, Dec. 30 at 1:30pm on WAFF NBC 48 in Huntsville