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What to do with live Shrimp

bluedog | May 29, 2005 03:33 PM

Just discovered a seafood place in my neighbourhood (Bill's Lobster in Toronto) that sells live shrimp.

What do I do with such a thing and how much of the shrimp can one eat??

Once in Japan I remember being served grilled shrimp heads which were delicious, but I am not sure if I have to clean them or what.

If so how do I clean them? Is there a stomach/gills/interior parts I have to remove?

Are all shrimp edible like this or only some varieties?

I think the place is reputable so let's assume I trust the source, and that I am not worried about contaminants of any sort. Just want tips on cooking!

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