Shrimps and Prawns | Getting your money's worth!

Most weight in foods is made up of water weight. Vegetables are mostly water, and so are many other foods (people are mostly water too). Shrimps and prawns are no exceptions to this rule. However, different shrimps and prawns have different amounts of water weight for a wide variety of reasons. The direct impact to you is on your wallet.

Shrimps and Prawns | Getting your money's worth! | Protein Content

One normally finds that shrimps and prawns that are smaller than jumbo shrimps and jumbo prawns are much cheaper to purchase - but remember that what matters is the amount of water in the shrimps and prawns you buy not the literal price per lb or per kg. Smaller shrimps and prawns may have more water weight than larger shrimps and prawns or jumbo…

Shrimps and Prawns | Getting your money's worth! | Judging Protein Content through Cooking

If the shrimps and prawns you are buying do not have accurate nutritional information or have none at all, pay attention to how much they cook down when you slightly over cook them by cooking them until the water has cooked completely out of them. If you really want to be accurate, weigh them before cooking and after cooking... However, it is…

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