A Guide to Gulf Shrimp

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Shrimp is one of the most nutritious meals that you can have together with family and friends while enjoying your vacation at the Gulf. This meal is a favorite food for most people here because they enjoy the sweet taste and the health benefits that they get from eating this meat. You are going to have the benefits of calcium, proteins together with antioxidants the moment you eat shrimp.

Shrimps are found in the waters at the coast. They survive both in warm and cold waters. Shrimps that live in cold water are usually smaller as compared to the ones that live in warm water. They range in color that you may get confused whether they are the same creatures or not due to their many colors. Some are red while others may either be yellow, pink, and whitish, green and sometimes you can also find another species that are light brown in color.

In the marketplace, these creatures are sold according to colossal shrimp sizes. The large ones are more costly than the smaller ones. Fresh shrimp is definitely the best seafood meal that you are going to enjoy cooking, serving and finally eating.

You can choose to cook it by simply boiling which is a very easy task to do. You can choose a crab boil of your choice for seasoning. For the boiling part of cooking, you are going to need a pot with enough water to cover your shrimp as it boils. Boiling is going to take some time depending on your heating method. Once the water boils, add your crab boil into the pot and wait for some time then add your shrimp for about a hundred and eighty seconds. Put off your fire letting the shrimp soak in the water for ten more minutes. Doing this will enable the shrimp to marinate with the crab boil of your choice. Read more about seafood at http://www.ehow.com/how_2304226_cook-crab-meat.html.

You can then drain the water and wait for your fresh gulf shrimp to cool. You can as well speed up the cooling by placing it inside a freezer or a refrigerator for some time then removing it. You can enjoy your meal with sauce where you are going o deep in your shrimp together with a cocktail sum it all up.

As you are eating, you have to peel off the shrimp. Peeling is not a hard task to do. You can watch as other people do it and you can easily learn to do it by yourself. You can also begin peeling by breaking the tail then peeling the legs of the shrimp. Once you have done this, you are surely going to enjoy your Gulf shrimp.


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