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New Recipes from Chef Chris

Grilled Shrimp With Raspberry Bourbon Sauce

chefs-11 lb. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Tbls. olive oil
¾ Tsp. kosher salt
1 Tsp. chile powder
½ Tsp. cayenne powder
2 Stalks green onion, minced
4 Cloves fresh garlic, minced juice from half a lemon

Combine all ingredients above and toss well. Set in fridge for 1 hour. Grill shrimp on medium heat for 1 minute on each side. (more…)

Pelican the Dog

Of all the interesting catches brought to dock during the 2009 season, one definitely stands out … or up. Yes, and on four feet at that. In June, guests from South Coast Terminals group out of Houston were fishing on Johan’s boat when they caught a dogfish … minus the fish!


While running down the Corpus Christi ship channel from one fishing spot to another, they noticed something fl oating, or swimming, in the water. Johan maneuvered the boat up next to it, and hauled aboard a wet, tired dog! (more…)

Reusable Bottles

IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE REDFISH LODGE MORE ECO-FRIENDLY FOR THE 2009 SEASON, WE LAUNCHED A MASSIVE RECYCLING CAMPAIGN. The goal was to see that all of the recyclable materials that the lodge used during the season would end up where they would do the most good. Unfortunately, we met with some shocking resistance from the local waste disposal companies. Much to our surprise, in the year 2009 there are still places, and evidently Corpus Christi, Texas is one of them, where you CANNOT recycle! After recovering from the shock of this news, we went to work to formulate a new plan. (more…)