Gonna have to try it. 1/2 Tsp of Turmeric Enjoy! The big treat at the kids table during Wigilia was always big piles of fried smelts... the whole smelts. J | Captain White's is my favorite place. Well, at least they don't know it's coming. A good stock is the key to so much good cooking--and it's just about idiot proof and cheap with scraps, bones, shells, etc. the reason for this is that the liver (digestive enzymes) are contained here and breakdown quickly once the animal is killed. I am marinating the shrimp bodies to cook on the grill tonight, an east Asian marinade. The_Devil_s_Grandmother April 14, 2005, 11:32pm #8. Basilisk | pl, Posted at 04:37 PM in Science | Permalink. ... this is the blog of my attempt ... By the way, i also enjoy eating heads of shimp - my father believes that there is most flavour and nutrition in it - in fact Japanese value eating brains of crab for instance. Shrimp Heads - to eat or not too eat? Chinese buffet is fun. About 2 minutes a side. In the United States, Americans don't typically eat the head meat of any animal, much less the entire head. I like the whole shrimp deep fried and salted with chopped fresh hot chilis on top. It is probably my MOST favorite thing to eat in the entire world. You're revealing one of my best kept secrets. Do you still throw the shrimp head when you eat shrimp? pull the lower portion of the head from the hard upper shell. You'll get the body with a tangy sweet sauce mounted on rice and later you'll get the head right out of … RK | I have seen when jumbo shrimp meat is used to make the famous "glass shrimps", the heads are deep fried and served as a condiment. A kilo of white head-on shrimp went in the bag. Patrick Lang | Salt and pepper whole shrimps is a different dish and the shrimps used tend to be too small for to serve with just the head alone. Answer 1 of 34: One highlight of being in Destin is eating a lot of good seafood. Shrimp heads have a wonderful, briny flavor. I definitely eat the shrimp heads on salt-and-pepper shrimp. Don't know about that one. Most sushi restaurants offer "sweet shrimp" it's a two part dish. Shrimp usually shows up on your plate denuded of its shell for ease of eating, although we’re still not sure why people leave the tails on there. Personally I'm with markfromireland & use shrimp heads for making fish stock. I simply mix flour, cornmeal & seasoning in a plastic bag & shake. MTJY | markfromireland | I went down to the Eastern Shore floating fish market in the Washington Channel on Maine Avenue. 19 July 2011 at 06:41 PM. Unfortunately Fresh Direct doesn’t carry them so I have to make special trips to the fish market to get them. Patrick Lang | Election workers do not count the votes. Patrick Lang | pl, Posted by: My wife likes tuna steaks, so one of those for her. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and whatever other spices you like. Does anyone have a favorite recipe? Posted by: Every part is edible including the eyes and the long antenna. Nancy K | Detailed instruction of cleaning shrimp and head is in … Never heard of eating the heads before. By all means, eat the shrimp’s tail first. You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Someday... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgWFYCN-rME, Posted by: Even the head is up for grabs. President Trump should go. japanese fried shrimp heads recipes from the best food bloggers. | Has the US become ungovernable? 17 July 2011 at 09:37 AM, The Lebanese (in Lebanon) eat little fishies called "bizri" (bait fish)These little guys are about an inch and a half long. 17 July 2011 at 10:29 AM. Yield: 5 in the frier. Posted by: Never cared for shrimp, I'm a lobster man. When using electronic voting machines you do not vote. I regularly eat shrimp heads. Nightsticker | The garlic and green onions cling to the just-fried shrimp . 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