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I know, this is ridiculous but regarding raw shrimps...

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I know, this is ridiculous but regarding raw shrimps...

lottobear | May 27, 2012 09:57 AM

Ok so here's the deal. Many recipes feature shrimps. Many of these recipes require the shrimps to be raw which is quite the problem because at least for me, actual raw shrimps are very hard to come by. The only way to get these is if I travel like 1,30 hour because for some reason, no actual shops/supermarkets have raw shrimps, they only have these pink little things! It's quite a problem, I am not quite sure how to handle that because these are already cooked so anything you do with these and they will overcook. An example is salt and pepper shrimps, you're supposed to dip them in cornstarch and stir fry them but won't they pretty much be ruined almost instantly? Am I the only one that has to deal with this problem? If not, how do you handle this?

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