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Archive for the ‘Cleaning Shrimp’ Category

  • How to Clean Shrimp

    Monday, June 29th, 2015

    Easiest:  Hold shrimp by back and pull off legs.  Then pull shell off the back, leaving the tail on.  Hold shrimp belly down in your and with back facing out and cut a slit down the back length of the shrimp. Rinse with water to remove vein.   More advanced options: Step 1 1. Devein the […]

  • Shrimp Facts Part 1

    Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

    Here are some fun and interesting facts about shrimp! Shrimp are divided into three basic categories: cold-water or northern; warm-water, tropical, or southern; and freshwater. Old-water shrimp are very small and do not have to be deveined before eating. Shrimp are sold by count, which is expressed as a numerical range of shrimp per pound. […]

  • Shrimp Season Opens

    Monday, August 15th, 2011

    Shrimp Season Opens August 22nd Fishermen and processors have their eyes and hopes set on Aug. 22, the date state officials have set for the opening of Louisiana’s white shrimp season. Biologists have predicted plump, larger shrimp. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted Thursday to set the opening date, commencing at 6 a.m., on […]

  • How to Cook Raw Shrimp

    Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

    Most people don’t know how to properly cook raw shrimp.  First of all, you know shrimp is raw when it has a gray appearance and soft jelly-like transclucent texture.  It is important to keep in mind that shrimp is best cooked gently.  Whether you shell and de-vein the shrimp before or after you cook it […]

  • Shrimp Tools

    Monday, April 18th, 2011

    Cleaning shimp can be a real pain. Sure there are lots of great techniques to help it go by faster but there are also great tools that you can use for every step of the shrimp preparation process, and even help with stuffing, slicing, deveining, shelling and more.  Here are a few: Shrimp Deveiner   […]

  • Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp

    Monday, March 9th, 2009

    Perfect for the upcoming nice weather! 24 jumbo shrimp, uncooked 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary  leaves 2 tablespoons sliced garlic cloves 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest Salt and pepper 12 slices (about 4 ounces) paper-thin imported prosciutto, cut in half crosswise Lemon wedges […]

  • How To Clean Shrimp

    Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

    Pull the legs in a circular motion around the shrimp.  This will remove the legs of the shrimp as well as take most of the shell of at the same time.  If there is any shell remaining on the shrimp take that off too. It is up to you if you wish to remove the […]