Is shrimp bad for you?

Answer On One Hand: The High Cholesterol MythIt used to be believed that shrimp was high in cholesterol. We now know that although shrimp is higher in cholesterol than seafood in general, shrimp has signi... Read More »

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What is the difference between salad shrimp and regular shrimp?

You are leafing through a cookbook and come across a recipe that calls for a pound of salad shrimp. What, you wonder, are salad shrimp and how are they different from "regular" shrimp?Shrimp Presen... Read More »

How to Cook Frozen Shrimp for Shrimp Cocktails?

For those who do not live near the coast where shrimp are sold fresh, frozen shrimp are the only choice when making shrimp cocktails. Shrimp cocktails add an elegant touch to any meal and are espec... Read More »

How long do you cook shrimp for a shrimp cocktail?

When cooking shrimp for shrimp cocktail, place the shellfish in a pot of boiling water for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes for medium varieties and up to 3 minutes for large varieties. The shrimp is ready when ... Read More »

How long do you boil shrimp for shrimp cocktail?

To boil shrimp for shrimp cocktail, prepare the liquid by bringing water mixed with carrots, celery, onion, garlic, lemon, thyme and bay leaves to a rapid boil. Simmer for at least 10 minutes. Drop... Read More »