How to cook peeled shrimp

Boiled shrimp

39 recipes with shrimp

Shrimp are good in and of themselves, but they

can be cooked many delicious dishes. A collection of recipes for dishes with shrimp and seafood.

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Boil only the recommended shrimp shells. Shrimp is cleaned (also called cocktail) are ready for use, that is, cooked, and if they boil again, the meat may become tough and lose taste. Thus, after the purchase of ready-peeled shrimp gets only a matter of the right of defrosting.

Defrosted shrimp better slowly, 8-9 hours, you can leave for the night on a shelf of the refrigerator, and then pass on to the table (at room temperature). It is also desirable in this case to put them on a sieve over the pot to prevent water dripping not zastaivayas. If the time for slow defrosting not, you can use the other way - to put them in warm water. So they will be unfrozen and the taste is not lost. Many act differently: splash of hot water jet or lowered into boiling water. However, it is not recommended to do so, because with this method of defrosting shrimp lose their juice and are not as tasty. After defrosting boiled shrimp ready for serving. It is also possible to sustain them in a special broth or a sauce, for example, add hot water bay leaves, half a lemon juice, a pair of stud and black pepper. In addition, taste shrimp can be improved with the help of garlic cloves.

Fried shrimp

Fried shrimp - a great alternative to boiled shrimp. With proper frying shrimp all their juices are sealed inside, the product does not absorb water, both during cooking and, therefore, does not give it the taste, the result is a more tender meat, tasty and fragrant.

Fry shrimp is recommended only on high heat, it preserves the juiciness and flavor does not allow to lose, besides it gives the dish a beautiful color. Do not exceed the frying shrimp and defrost them directly on the fire, it is better to unfreeze advance slowly.

Fried prawns with ginger

To this end, finely chopped ginger root, 3 cloves of garlic cut lengthwise into pieces. Preheat a frying pan vegetable oil and soy sauce, put the garlic, wait. When you see a tangible aroma of garlic, remove from the pan and put ginger garlic and fry for two minutes and remove from the pan, too. Now you can put yourself shrimp and fry them to such an extent that they turned into a "snail", while stirring constantly. Ready-fried shrimp, you can sprinkle before serving with lemon juice. Very tasty shrimp obtained if their fry, and then warmed up in a variety of sauces.

However, these options are not limited to cooking shrimp: shrimp, you can bake, fry in oil, add to salads, marinate, and then fry in batter and bake on the grill, and in some Asian countries, even certain kinds of shrimp eaten raw.