Frozen Jumbo Shrimp | Preparation for Wok Cooking

Aside from the question of seasonal availability and other practical reasons why fresh jumbo shrimp and prawns may not be available to you, you may find that as a jumbo shrimp and prawn fanatic you need your shrimp at a moment's notice and hence keep a stash of frozen shrimp stored in your freezer for just that time of need. Luckily, commercial prawn and shrimp fishing now frequently flash freezes the jumbo shrimp (jumbo prawns) practically the moment they are hauled up out of the water. This is particularly true for the farmed shrimp available today, where growing, harvesting, and processing are all carried out within the same locality. The frozen jumbo shrimp and prawns of today are really quite amazing in their quality of freshness when thawed out (needless to say, there are exceptions, but fewer these days than previously).

Get shrimp in your Wok Recipes!

Get shrimp in your Wok Recipes!

If your timing for your prawn and shrimp thawing is just right for your shrimp wok recipe, immediately as the jumbo shrimp are finally thoroughly thawed out, your wok meal is all cooked up and waiting for the jumbo shrimp to be added as the final ingredient for the last minutes of cooking. The idea being that as you were working up the first part…

Frozen Jumbo Shrimp and Prawns

Frozen Jumbo Shrimp and Prawns

Depending upon where you live, if you can find good (hopefully excellent) quality flash frozen jumbo shrimp and prawns, you may find that they are even fresher than so called 'fresh' jumbo shrimp and prawns sold at your market. These so-called 'fresh shrimp' often have been previously frozen anyway, thawed out for the market, and then presented as…

Thawing Frozen Jumbo Shrimp

Thawing Frozen Jumbo Shrimp

You want to thaw your frozen shrimp and prawns as close to the time of cooking as possible, or else you end up with the same problems as those that 'fresh prawns' encounter when they sit around too long, too warm, and too unattended. What's the point of getting a never frozen shrimp if it sits for hours or days before you cook it? The thawing…

wok.cooking.foodlywise.com
Advertisements

Visit DiabeticLifeDiet.com Dietary Control of Type 2 Diabetes Website.
Visit the jumboprawn.com main Website.