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De-Vein Shrimp For Cooking

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What Is The Easiest Way To De-Vein Shrimp?

De-Vein Shrimp For Cooking

Shrimp is a popular seafood choice. Shrimp --- whether large or small, hot or cold, fresh or frozen --- is in a variety of dishes. However, one of the more unpleasant aspects of preparing shrimps is the de-veining process. De-veining a shrimp can be time consuming if one does not know the process. The easiest way to de-vein a shrimp is to take off the shell, cut off the head, take the vein at the head end of the shrimp and with a paring knife, pull it out --- gently, but firmly. This will take off the often-unwanted vein of the shrimp so it will be ready to be cooked and served.



8/10/2011 9:06:13 AM
Evolver said:

I never thought about pulling out the vein with a paring knife. I always butterflied mine to clean it. I'll try this method next time.


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