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Argentine Red Shrimp

Cooking Directions

These shrimp cook very fast, usually half the cooking time of regular shrimp. If overcooked they become too soft. Be careful NOT to OVER COOK.

Boil

  • If desired, add salt, celery, bay leaf or other seasonings to water before boiling.
  • Place frozen shrimp into boiling water and simmer for approximately 2-3 1/2 Minutes.
  • If serving chilled, immediately submerge shrimp into a bowl of ice for 2 minutes to stop the cooking process. 
  • Drain for 2 minutes before serving.

Sauté

  • Heat butter or oil in a skillet
  • Add thawed shrimp, desired seasonings, garlic, herbs and/or vegetables, then sauté for approximately 1 - 2 1/2 minutes.
  • If using lemon juice, wine or sauce, add during the last minute of cooking.

Grill/BBQ

  • Season or marinate thawed shrimp as desired, then place shrimp on a hot grill for approximately 2 -3 1/2 minutes
  • Turn shrimp over halfway through cooking time.

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