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Shrimp

Make the most of your crustaceans. Talk to Chowhounds about the best ways to cook shrimp, your favorite shrimp recipes and dishes, and recommendations for restaurants that serve great shrimp meals.

Chefs Share Their Favorite Summer Meat Marinades for Steak, Chicken, Shrimp & More

Take it from chefs: these are the best marinades for every type of meat you'll grill this summer. And there will still be some time to try them all even after Labor Day. You ever notice how a great...

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Must you really defrost shrimps?

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by borisabrams 2 years ago

Hi there, Often I find myself thinking about tossing a few shrimp into a pot of soup at the end of cooking, just to up the protein. I dont expect it to be fantastic shrimps but with small shrim...

Steaming Frozen Shrimp: Thaw First or Cook from Frozen?

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by damian 9 years ago

I never plan ahead enough to defrost in the fridge. The choices are to thaw under running water, or steam from frozen. Which tastes better, in your experience? Bonus question: For thawing unde...

Where to buy live shrimp or prawns in Brooklyn

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by Jsuper_0727 4 years ago

I have been looking for live shrimp/prawns in NYC, especially the Brooklyn area. I have been trying to make shrimp sushi, which calls for live shrimp is possible. A lot of places have fresh shri...

seeking Chock Full O'Nuts recipe

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by Howard-2 16 years ago

Chock Full O' Nuts was a NYC restaurant chain that was in business for many years, and went out of business probably around 1975, maybe earler. Chock Full sold some amazingly tasty sandwiches--a...

Head-on shrimp?

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by kkbriggs 13 years ago

On a whim, I bought a pound of head-on shrimp last night. Now I'm not entirely sure what to do with them and searching hasn't turned up a whole lot. Anyone have dinner suggestions for me? It's r...

St Augustine style shrimp

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by sunshine842 12 years ago

Hi guys -- I'm a Florida girl relocated to Europe, and while I'm LOVING the chow scene here (fresh markets, buying Brie *from the producer*...just today saw the butcher taking delivery of whole lam...

When does cooked shrimp go bad?

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by daeira 11 years ago

I feel like such a knob. I had pulled some cooked shrimp from the fridge for lunch. I thought it was shrimp from a few days ago but now believe I've misremembered when the shrimp was from. I believ...

Help with sides for Shrimp and Grits?

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by Beachbum23 5 years ago

Making shrimp and grits for dinner tonight, it doesn't seem like enough food? What sides would you suggest? I don't think anything too heavy since grits loaded with bacon seems heavy to me! Some g...

Quality of Shrimp these days [moved from Manhattan board]

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by takk 11 years ago

I'm posting here because this is an active board of foodies, and I want to know if I am alone in my experiences of shrimp lately. And when I say "lately", I'm talking within the last 5 years or so....

Tail-On Shrimp Protocol

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by ElsieDee 14 years ago

I'm sure it's happened to most of us, at one point or another: we order a dish containing shrimp and they're presented with the tails-on. But what is the accepted manner of removing the tails (pre...

rock shrimp

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by Yaela 15 years ago

So I got some peeled and deveined rock shrimp from the grocery store and don't know what the best way to cook it would be...any ideas? I want to make a special dinner for my boyfriend for taking s...

Shrimp deveiner

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by SoupforBreakfast 3 years ago

Can anybody recommend a shrimp deveiner that really works and is easy to use? Or, at least, one that really works? Many thanks.

Any Shrimp with Lobster Sauce Chinese takeout fans?

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by fldhkybnva 8 years ago

This is my new favorite take out dish. Do you like it over rice or eat it more as a soup?

Shrimp: wierd, mothball-like taste

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by 60s Girl 9 years ago

OK, admitedly, I've never eaten mothballs but this is the closest I can come to describing the taste and aftertaste of fresh shrimp from two different reputable purveyors (in Philadelphia) now. Has...

Shrimp Heads

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by dtud 14 years ago

people seem to love "head on" shrimp. i used to only see this in bangkok - but now it's getting popular here in the states. i don't get it. do you suck the head - like crawfish. or do you ...

Shrimp Diablo Recipe/North Shore Steakhouse

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by JoanNYC 9 years ago

Once upon a time I ate with my parents in North Shore Steakhouse in Great Neck. They served a fabulous appetizer. It was called Shrimp Diablo. It had a brown sauce. Was spicy but not overly. N...

PLEASE HELP! Shrimp powder question

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by jefpen2 8 years ago

So I followed the recipe and soaked the dried shrimp for 10 min, patted it dry, and then chucked it in the food processor. It came out more like a paste then the "flaky powder" it is supposed to be...

Thicken sauce for shrimp scampi?

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by laraibcooks 6 years ago

I don't want my sauce to be too thick. So instead of making a roux or a slurry with cornstarch I was thinking about coating the shrimp in cornstarch before cooking it in the sauce and adding in som...

Frozen Cooked Shrimp?

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by man in the middle 16 years ago

Can someone tell me what I can do with the bag of frozen cooked shrimp I have, besides using it for shrimp cocktail. Can I use these shrimp for a quick shrimp scampi, or a baked stuffed shrimp. Loo...