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When boiling shrimp, take care to not cook the shrimp for too long, as this makes the shrimp bland and tough. The proper cooking time varies on the size of the shrimp. If you have a pound of shrimp with more than 50 shri... More »

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Grill shrimp by first deveining them and then soaking them in a baking soda and water solution before placing them on skewers. The solution, made from 2 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in 1 quart of water, removes t... More »

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Grill shrimp by first deveining them and then soaking them in a baking soda and water solution before placing them on skewers. The solution, made from 2 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in 1 quart of water, removes t... More »

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Cook shrimp in a saucepan filled with boiling water for one to three minutes or until they are pink and no longer translucent. Drain shrimp in a colander, and rinse them with cool water to stop the cooking process. You c... More »

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Boiled shrimp that is fully cooked has a pink, opaque appearance, and the meat feels firm to the touch. It usually takes one to three minutes to thoroughly cook shrimp in boiling water, but exact times differ depending o... More »

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Cooked shrimp can be kept for three to four days in the refrigerator. Fresh shrimp should be cooked within a day or two. Frozen raw shrimp lasts six months, but cooked shrimp should be used within two months of freezing.... More »

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Shrimp is bad if its natural color is slightly off and it emits a strong fishy odor; fresh shrimp meat is white in color and gives off a fresh, light aroma. Additional signs of spoiled shrimp include a slimy texture and ... More »

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