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Did you know that
there are more than 20'000 species of Shrimp? But only around 300 of
these Shrimp Scampi species are used in the comestible industry.
have different names like Scampi, Shrimp Scampi, Prawn. Find all you
need to know about Shrimp Scampi on this site.
Finest Shrimp Recipes:
Our selection of
the most delicious Shrimp Recipes is grouped as follows (click
the respective Recipes Area):
All you need to
know about Shrimp
Three types of
Shrimps are important for our selection of the finest Shrimp
Recipes: Coldwater, Freshwater and
Coldwater Shrimp live in the deep water of the sea where
the water is much colder. Their quality and taste is of superior quality.
There are two types of Coldwater shrimp (also called deep sea shrimp)
around the world: One type lives in the northern
hemisphere Oceans and the "Chilenian Shrimp" can be found in the South
Pacific region. Coldwater Shrimp is wild-caught and very small.
Freshwater Shrimp: One of the
largest Shrimp types (sometime over one foot and over one pound) which
are available wild-caught and farm-raised. They have bright blue shells.
The taste is very mild and soft. Freshwater shrimps are a delicacy and can be often found in gourmet seafood
Warmwater Shrimp are the most popular Shrimp in the United States. Warmwater shrimp can be
wild-caught or farm-raised. They are grouped as follows:
Shrimp: Wild-caught in the Gulf of Mexico and along the
south-east Atlantic Coast. They are also caught in Mexico,
China, India and Ecuador. White Shrimp Scampi have a sweet taste
and firm meat. The farm-raised white shrimp has a slightly milder flavor and have
in most cases a less firm texture.
Shrimp: they have light brown colour which turns coral when
cooked. Their meat is white with coral shin tones.
Shrimp: are called pink because their shell colour turns to
dark pink and the meat is white with pink skin tones when cooked.
Very popular Shrimp type due to the relatively low price. They are
primarily from Asia where there are called Black Tiger Shrimp. They
have black and gray colured shells. When cooked they have a bright
red shell and the meat is white. Tiger Shrimp shrink more than other
Shrimp when cooked. Very mild flavour.
Shrimp: come from the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic
side of Florida. The Rock Shrimp become not very large and is often
available without shell. Sweet tasting meat.
to cook Shrimp Recipes best:
overcook shrimp. The time Shrimp are cooked depends on their size:
Shrimp Boil between 3 1/2 and 4
Medium Shrimp Boil between 2 1/2 and 3 minutes
Small Shrimp Boil between 1 1/2 and 2
Tip on how to
prepare Shrimp Recipes at home without spending too much time
peeling and deveining Shrimp:
We recommend to use
the Shrimp Butler.
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