P&D Cooked White Shrimp

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Cocktail party ready – simply thaw & serve.

FARMED PRODUCT OF: Thailand, India, Ecuador, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam
COOKED
PEELED & DEVEINED
TAIL ON
2 POUND PACKAGE

MULTIPLE SIZES AVAILABLE

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Flavor Profile

Because they have a moderate water content, White shrimp have a mild flavor and medium texture. White shrimp are more firm than Freshwater Shrimp, but less than Tigers and Wild Mexicans.

Precooked makes enjoying White Shrimp even simpler! Simply thaw and enjoy! (see a few helpful hints under the cooking tab).

The scientific name Litopenaeus vannamei helps distinguish these shrimp from other shrimp varieties. White Shrimp make up over 60% of farmed shrimp globally, making them extremely accessible and affordable. This shrimp variety is a great candidate for aquaculture farming, as larvae can be successfully bred with high survival rates.

Common Country of Origin(s): Thailand, India, Ecuador, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam

Shrimp Sizing

The numbers attached to the shrimp description are called the “count,” which represents the number of individual shrimp that make up one pound. For instance, “16-20” means there are between 16 and 20 shrimp in one pound. Most of our shrimp comes in two pound bags, so there would be 36 to 40 shrimp in a two pound bag.

If a single number is accompanied by a U, there are “under” that many shrimp in one pound. I.e. U15 shrimp have under 15 shrimp per pound. They can also be listed as a 13-15 count.

Finally, as the numbers decrease, the size of the shrimp increase. Our 350-500 shrimp are tiny salad shrimp and the 2-4 shrimp are our jumbos. Large shrimp are often referred to as Prawns.

Forms of Shrimp

Shrimp processing affects how the consumer is best able to prepare, cook, and serve shrimp. See the terminology below to determine what best fits your needs.

P&D                                              Peeled & deveined, shell and vein (digestive track)removed. Tail on or off.

TAIL ON                                       Headless, peeled & deveined shrimp in which the tail has not been removed.

TAIL OFF                                     Headless, peeled & deveined shrimp in which the tail has been removed.

EZ PEEL                                      Deveined with the shell on. Maintains moisture and flavor when grilling shrimp.

HEADLESS, SHELL ON             Only the head has been removed, leaving the shell and tail attached

HEAD ON                                     Head, shell and tail on

BUTTERFLIED                            The shell and digestive track have been removed and a deep cut has been made that “butterflies”                                                                              the shrimp without splitting it in two pieces. Typically breaded shrimp.

**Product brands may vary from those pictured. We work with many trusted vendors so you continue to receive quality products at the right price.

Cooking Tips & Recipes

Thawing Method #1     Remove shrimp from package and put into colander. Put another bowl or plate under the colander to catch excess liquid as the shrimp thaw. Place in refrigerator overnight, draining liquid throughout. Rinse and pat dry before serving.

Thawing Method #2     Remove shrimp from package and put in colander in the sink. Run COLD water over the shrimp for approximately 5 minutes to thaw. Pat dry before serving.

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