How to cook tiger shrimp
One of the most common and known ways of preparing prawns — boiling. Meat, these seafood is very delicate, therefore it does not require long heat treatment. Enough to boil raw shrimp for 7-10 minutes. If you cook longer, the meat will become tough and lose its juiciness and suppleness.
Frozen prawns put the package in a colander and rinse thoroughly with cool water. Please give this process long enough to have time to melt a crust of ice. Fill a large pot with clean water and bring to a boil. Little sunflower water to taste and dip the shrimp into the water. They must be completely covered with liquid and thus be in the pot in the free state, i.e. to lay loose. Season the water with lemon juice. To do this, wash the lemon and squeeze the juice in a saucepan. The taste of the water should be slightly acidic.
If shrimp were cooked ice cream, then boil them no longer than 3-4 minutes. Depending on the taste preferences of the cook, the broth in which the cooked seafood, season with black polka dots or allspice, cloves, Bay leaf. A few cloves of garlic, omitted the water entirely, will give the finished dish a pungent flavor.
Ready the shrimps will float to the surface of the water, and their shells will have a rich red hue.
Tiger prawns grilled
For cooking frozen shrimp defrost. It can be done, omitting them in cool water for a few minutes. Then dry seafood with paper towels and then clean them from the shell. In a large deep skillet, heat a few tablespoons of olive oil. Add the spices: salt, pepper, chopped garlic, spicy herbs. Put prepared shrimp into the pan and fry for 4-5 minutes.
You can fry the already cooked shrimp. The cooking time is reduced to 1-2 minutes.
You can cook the shrimp-grill not in a pan, on the grill, skewers or skewers. This purified products marinade in selected spices with lemon juice for 2 hours and then sear on the grill.
As any seafood — shrimp enough light. 100 grams of meat contains just 95 calories. They are rich in micronutrients, minerals, proteins and other nutrients.