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Shrimp and Chorizo Marinara Poutine

Yield 24 1½-lb. servings


  • 1½ c. GFS Clear Canola Salad Oil
  • 168 ct. White Shrimp, Peeled & Deveined, Tail-On
  • 18 lb. ⅜" French Fries
  • to taste Kosher Salt
  • to taste Trade East Ground Black Pepper
  • (Recipe) Chorizo Marinara


      • 3 lb. Gran Sazón Chorizo Pork Sausage
      • 2 lb. Sweet Vidalia Onions
      • 102 oz. GFS Marinara Sauce, with Onions/Green Peppers/Cheese
      • 26 oz. Diced Green Chiles, fire-roasted


      Preparation Instructions
      1. Place the chorizo in a heated rondeau. Smash into fine pieces using a potato masher. Cook until just cooked through. 

      2. Add the onions. Cook until translucent. Add the marinara sauce and green chilies. Bring to a boil. Stir frequently. Simmer 2-3 minutes. Allow to cool. Transfer to a storage container. Cover, label, date and refrigerate for future service.

      3. To reheat, place in a heated sauté pan. Cook until just warmed through. Add a small amount of water to adjust desired consistency.

    12 lb. (Recipe) Chorizo Marinara
  • 2¼ lb. GFS Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, ¼" dice
  • 6 oz. Primo Gusto Imported Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ c. Markon Dill


To prepare à la carte:
1. Heat 1 Tbsp. of canola oil in a heated sauté pan. Add 7 shrimp to the pan. Toss over medium-high heat until translucent. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

2. Place 12 oz. of french fries in a 350°F deep-fryer. Cook 4½-5 minutes until golden-brown. Allow to drain. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Place the fries in a warmed serving bowl. Top with the shrimp. Ladle 8 oz. of warmed chorizo marinara over the shrimp and fries.

4. Sprinkle 1½ oz. of the mozzarella on top of the sauce. Place the bowl under a heated salamander to melt the cheese. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. of Parmesan cheese and 5-6 sprigs of dill on top of the sauce and cheese.