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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Frozen Cooked Shrimp?

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...

Shrimp: to devein or not to devein

by xavier 17 years ago

I thought that devening shrimp was a must until I had the best meal of my life in Paris. We got unbelievable, whole shrimp, head and shells on. I had a hell of a time figuring out how to eat them d...

North Shore of Oahu Shrimp Trucks

by ilovecooking721 4 years ago

My husband and I honeymooned in the island of Oahu, Hawaii and we really enjoyed the shrimp we had in the North Shore. I have been looking at recipes on Pinterest to try and make the recipe but so ...

Question about deveining shrimp

by acd123 12 years ago

I usually by gulf shrimp that I have to devein. I run a knife along the back, through the shell and part of the flesh, and pull out the black vein that runs along the back. But when I turn the sh...

Timing on shrimp cocktail?

by somervilleoldtimer 4 years ago

I am giving a party soon. I have five pounds of large, shell-on shrimp in the freezer from when I stumbled across a great sale. I have a shrimp cocktail recipe that says peel the thawed shrimp...

How to cook fresh Andouille and shrimp for jambalaya?

by fldhkybnva 8 years ago

I love the Zatairan's Jambalaya rice mix but have never actually made it myself. I have fresh Andouille and shrimp but I'm not sure how to prepare the Andouille since I usually buy already cooked ...

Crispy Shrimp - A delicious snack find from T&T!

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by Charles Yu 4 years ago

Found these crispy shrimp snacks at Weldrick T&T, Richmond Hill, after a bowl of superb Pho from nearby ' Little Saigon '. ( will be posting review later ). Reminiscent of the tasty ones I bought ...

Rachel Ray Shrimp or Smoked Salmon Dip

by Jane917 13 years ago

A few years ago Rachel Ray had a shrimp dip recipe on the back of Ritz crackers. It was really good and easy to make. For the life of me, I can't find the recipe in my un-organized pile, or with a...

Tiny dried shrimp and fish in Mexican markets - how are they used?

by rworange 15 years ago

I've been checking out Mexican markets near me. All of them seem to have dried shrimp or teeny, tiny whole dried fish, none bigger than an inch long and many smaller. Usually they will be on th...

Canned Shrimp - whats your opinion?

by borisabrams 6 years ago

Hi, I dont know if its relatively new or I have just not noticed before (more likely the latter), but I have been seeing a lot of canned shrimp. In particular, the Wild Pacific Brand. How do the...

Need suggestions for sides for a raw oyster party

by ltccc1223 6 years ago

I am having a party for about 15 people. We will have blue point oysters and grilled shrimp for the protein. What sides would pair well with this? Help! Thanks.

Pasta with shrimp in tomato cream

by LakaKuharica 4 years ago

This creamy pasta dish, loaded with sun dried tomatoes and cheese looks and tastes simply amazing. Servings: 4 Total time: 25 min Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 10 min Ingredients: 3...

Rock Shrimp - where to get it

by lax2mia 14 years ago

I recently read an article in Saveur magazine about shrimping in the U.S. It covered shrimp from all over the U.S. with some diddies about how Key West pink shrimp was "discovered", etc. One of t...

Shrimp purchased defrosted vs frozen saute different, need thawing tips for firmness?

by TheKnottyHooker 4 years ago

Hi. I buy shrimp at a few local grocery stores to *saute once in a while. The ones I buy defrosted seem to cook up with a firmer flesh. I don't overcook them but they get this nice firmness and get...

Velvet Shrimp

by IcemanLA 4 years ago

A while ago I asked if anyone knew of a Chinese restaurant that served this Velvet Shrimp dish. It is made with egg whites, water chestnuts, and of course, shrimp. The only place I knew that served...

Best Way to Thaw Frozen Shrimp

by Velda Mae 12 years ago

What's the best way to thaw frozen shrimp? Does an overnight thaw in the fridge yield better results than a quick thaw under running water? Is the texture and/or flavor better that way?

Sauteed shrimp in bacon grease?

by fldhkybnva 8 years ago

I love a simple sauteed shrimp with butter, garlic and usually a dash or two of red pepper flakes but tonight spotted my jar of bacon grease and started plotting. Does anyone ever saute shrimp in ...

I Know This Is Blasphemous & Sounds Absurd... But Want Help Recreating Frozen Meal

by TheBigLeChowski 4 years ago

Hi everyone. First of all I'm new posting here, so please go easy on me, lol. I know a request of this sort sounds completely ridiculous (I mean, a processed FROZEN meal? Come on!) But I really am ...

Dry Brined Shell-On Shrimp, Old Bay?

by zackly 5 years ago

The next six weeks are shrimp cocktail season. Now, I've cooked a lot of shrimp in my life having worked in that industry for almost twenty years. Making great shrimp cocktail is more about using g...