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.

Grilled Shrimp Recipes That Are Ready in a Flash

If you’re looking for a fast, delicious dinner that’s healthier than a lot of the usual red meat-heavy BBQ suspects, grilled shrimp is a perfect choice. It’s also a lot more versatile than you might...

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Shrimp count

by Paul Lukas 16 years ago

I keep finding differing standards for how many shrimp per pound constitute large, jumbo, etc. Is there a uniform standard, or is it purely a freestyle affair? -- Paul

? re: converting weight of shrimp in shell to shrimp meat

by chriskc 16 years ago

I'm planning to make a shrimp recipe/spread that calls for 2 lbs of medium shrimp that you then shell,devein and chop. If I were to just buy shrimp meat, how would I convert the 2 lbs. I made thi...

Martin Yan's Shrimp Puffs

by Karla 16 years ago

Does anyone live in a TV market where they have seen Martin Yan's 8 treasure duck, and shrimp puffs? I missed what dough he used for the shrimp puffs. It looked like wonton wrappers.

shrimp keeping

by wendy 16 years ago

So much Christmas food trouble -- so little time: We bought frozen, cooked shrimp from the meat counter at the grocery store yesterday. It's been in the fridge, wrapped in butcher paper. We all hav...

Extraordinary shrimp bisque recipe??

by Christina D 16 years ago

We'd like to serve shrimp bisque as the first course for Christmas Eve dinner, but have yet to find a recipe that looks interesting. I've searched epicurious.com, but haven't found anything I'd be ...


by nancy 16 years ago

i plan on buying raw shrimp saturday afternoon, to cook sunday evening. if for some reason i can't make it sunday night, will it still be safe to cook monday night? thanks!

shrimp or prawns

by Raconteur 16 years ago

I've looked this up in several sources and found conflicting information. Some sources say shrimp are salt water while prawns are fresh, some say prawns are a slightly different animal while others...

Sushi, Tilapia, and Shrimp. OH MY!!!

by fkerm_2000 17 years ago

The current issue of the Economist has a cover story on fish farming. It is a rather eye opening survey of the state of fish production in general. Among the interesting morsels of info: - On...

Deveining Shrimp -- is there an easier way?

by Caitlin Wheeler 17 years ago

I'm deveining a bunch of shrimp and the knife technique is driving me crazy, because these are the little suckers and it's very finicky work. I have to devein because the last time I bought shrimp...

Grilled Shrimp - Suggestions for BBQ

by fresserfred 17 years ago

Will be doing a little grilling on Father's Day and I'd appreciate an easy recipe for grilled shrimp to use for an appetizer/starter. I plan to buy fresh shrimp at Costco tomorrow. How much shou...

Shrimp stock

by M. Allen 17 years ago

I am going to make shrimp stock this weekend, any tips ??

ISO recipe YAKI SOBA w/chicken shrimp Thai Style

by Rich in Ansonia,CT 17 years ago

Good morning, Went to Pad Thai in New Haven saturday night and had a dish called Yaki Soba. The wait person told me it was a traditional Japanese dish but that they made it Thai style. Does anyon...

Shrimp vs. prawn

by AlanH 17 years ago

OK, I've had about a dozen people tell me what THEY think the difference is (salt water vs. fresh, size, European terminology, etc.) and all have been proven false. Is there really an explanation?...

fava beans/asparagus and maybe shrimp

by erica 17 years ago

I have on hand lots of favas and asparagus and would like tips on easy dishes to prepare with them. Alternatively, I remember hearing about a classic dish with shrimp and favas.....would love to ...

Shrimp Stock

by CliffA 17 years ago

The local (Clayton, MO. Go figure) Whole Foods has started to carry wild-caught, fresh-never frozen Gulf shrimp with the heads on. Does anyone have the definitive recipe (or a source for same) for ...

Does the sweetest shrimp comes from Key West?

by food rover 17 years ago

I just saw a Red Lobster TV commercial which says, 'For the best lobster you could go to Maine. For the sweetest shrimp, you could go to Key West. But now you can have both at Red Lobster for $12...

How to find good shrimp?

by Sleepy Adam 18 years ago

Hi, I've been looking around for the best shrimps that I can find via mail order or through local retail. I've had great shrimp at a few places and wanted to find some for home use. At a Swedish ...

Shrimp vs. Prawns?

by Bob Martinez 18 years ago

Last night my friend and I had a discussion about the differences (if any) between shrimp and prawns. (After many beers our conversations sometimes become slightly arcane). Anyway, he believed th...

What's with all these shrimps?

by Colin 18 years ago

What's the difference with all these shrimp that are available? Tiger, pink, etc.

Indonesian Ingredients:Shrimp Paste and Candle Nuts

by Lindsay B. 18 years ago

Last night I made my first foray into Indonesian cooking. I have a few questions about ingredients. 1. What's the best brand of Indonesian shrimp paste. I used some I happened to have on hand w...

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