Peeled and Deveined
Responsibly Farm Raised to the Highest Quality Standard
Each piece of shrimp is Individually Quality Frozen (IQF) and packed into resealable 2lb bags
Perfect for quick and easy cooking at home, simply take out as many shrimp as you need and thaw them out.
Wide variety of sizes available for use in countless recipes!
Wild caught & Chemical Free
Packed in plastic wrapped 5lb blocks
All shrimp ready to be thawed, peeled and deveined at home
Available in larger sizes
To Thaw: Pull back the plastic on a corner of the block, place it in a strainer and run cold water over the corner of the block until you have thawed out the number of shrimp needed
Wild caught & Chemical Free
Sold by the piece or by the block, ifavailable
Great for the adventurous home cook who is looking to try something different and new!
Used in a variety of traditional ethnic dishes
A Note on Shrimp Sizes
There is no industry standard for terms like "jumbo," "large" and "small." These are just descriptive terms that each retailer uses, they decide which size shrimp will get which name. We use terms like small, medium and large to help you understand which sizes are smaller and which sizes are bigger. The industry standard for shrimp is to describe them by number of pieces per pound (13-15 pieces, 16-20 pieces, 21-25 pieces, 31-40 pieces). The higher the number, the smaller the shrimp. When buying shrimp, avoid terms like "jumbo" and look at the number of pieces per pound.
How to Thaw Peeled & Deveined Shrimp:
Take out the shrimp needed and place them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator over night, or place them in a strainer and run them under cold water until they are completely thawed. The remaining shrimp should be kept frozen in the resealed bag.
How to Thaw Block Shrimp:
To thaw out several shrimp, pull back the plastic on a corner of the block, place it in a strainer and run cold water over a corner of the block until you have thawed out the number of shrimp you need. You can then completely cover up the remaining block in and put it back in the freezer.
To thaw out the entire block, you can put the entire block into a bowl of cold water until all shrimp are thawed. We do not recommend refreezing the shrimp that has been thawed.
How to Peel & Devein Shrimp:
1. Peel from the legs over the back of the shrimp,
you can either leave or pull off the tail at this point
2. Use a sharp knife to make a slit up the back of the shrimp,
this will expose a black vein
3. Using a sharp pairing knife, carefully lift out the vein
and wipe onto a paper towel
4. Rinse all the of the shrimp once you are done
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