How to thaw shrimp

Do you know how to thaw shrimp if you forget to take it out of the freezer? I do (because I always forget).

After the popularity of my how to cook salmon from frozen post, I decided it would be fun to talk about shrimp.

Shrimp is the ultimate fast food because it is low in calories, high in protein, tasty, and takes mere minutes to cook.


Shrimp and brown rice recipe healthy I can find wild, frozen, deveined, and peeled shrimp at my supermarket for $9 per pound – not bad.

When you realize that you haven’t got thawed shrimp – don’t panic. Easy shrimp rice recipes Toss the shrimp into a colander and rinse with cold water. Easy shrimp with rice recipes Then, put them in a bowl of cold water while you do the other prep for your recipe. Easy shrimp & rice recipes It should take about 10 minutes for them to thaw. Easy shrimp fried rice recipe with egg If it isn’t going fast enough for you, feel free to use room temperature water.

Don’t use hot water because you might cook the shrimp! These little guys are very sensitive.

Now that you got your thawed shrimp, what do you do with it? You can make my super simple roasted shrimp recipe or try my one pan shrimp fajitas.

This is simple, delicious and the fastest weeknight meal I can think of. Easy shrimp fried rice recipe chinese I think it is done from start to finish in 20 minutes. Easy recipe for shrimp fried rice Take THAT Domino’s delivery guy.

All you do is mix together shrimp, peppers, and spices and cook for 10 minutes. Healthy shrimp recipes with brown rice Dinner done.

My kids love this as does my husband. Healthy shrimp rice recipes I love that I can store the ingredients for a few days ahead so it is a great go-to meal when I don’t have time to make it to the supermarket.

How do you thaw shrimp? Do you eat it often? Please share your favorite recipe ideas below.

Heat oven to 450 degrees. Healthy recipes with shrimp and rice Spray a rimmed baking sheet with non-stick spray. Shrimp rice recipe easy In a large bowl, mix together shrimp, bell peppers, onion, olive oil, salt, chili powder, cumin, and smoked paprika. Shrimp fried rice recipe easy Spread shrimp mixture onto the baking sheet and cook at 450 F for 8 minutes. Chinese shrimp fried rice recipe easy Turn the oven to broil and cook another 2 minutes.

Serve immediately with fresh limes (for juice), cilantro (as a garnish). Shrimp white rice recipes This pairs well with rice, tortillas, or potatoes.

For one serving = 186 calories, 5.7 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 8.8 g carbohydrates, 3.9 g sugar, 26.9 g protein, 1.7 g fiber, 482 mg sodium, 3 SmartPts

Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only. Shrimp fried rice easy recipe See all Snack Girl Recipes

I happen to love salmon but I forget to take it out of the freezer for dinner. Jasmine rice and shrimp recipes Does that happen to you? I am going to help you out because I have learned how to cook salmon from frozen.

Can you cook a delicious meal in five minutes? Well, I can almost do it (if my oven didn’t take 10 minutes to heat up)….

Could you talk about oil smoke points? I thought extra virgin olive oil had a very low smoke point (lower than 425 degrees) and heating an oil beyond it’s smoke point could produce carcinogens in the food. Shrimp recipes with rice However, I have noticed that this recipe uses extra virgin olive oil heated to 450. Recipe for fried rice with shrimp Should we be using extra virgin olive oil this way? Thank you!

I’m thinking olive oil is okay with this because it is only 1 TBLS. Authentic shrimp fried rice recipe chinese mixed with all the rest of ingredients.

Oh , it it is 6 servings would that be about 1and a half cups per serving???

Where do you buy “Wild” shrimp? I’m always looking for it! According to the company ‘World Classics Trading Company’, they carry farm-raised, but don’t show the bag you bought.

For decades I bought raw in-shell shrimp [which was wild], until 3-5 years ago, post BP Oil spill, when I could no longer find any shrimp without a ‘farm raised’ label.

I find a distinctly undesirable consistency and taste and inability to achieve that familiar texture of wild caught shrimp. Recipe for fried rice and shrimp That led me to research farm-raised which is horrible and an insult to the word ‘farm’.

If you have found true wild shrimp, I will travel to get it!!

@Kim good question! my understanding is that the nicer the olive oil (extra virgin) – the higher the smoke point. Recipe for chinese fried rice with shrimp It is only cooking for 10 minutes so it shouldn’t break down. Recipe for shrimp fried rice with brown rice I think if it was cooking for 20 or 30 – you might have a problem.

@Beth and BarbL – you can always find wild shrimp at Whole Foods but it runs about $20 per pound. Best shrimp fried rice recipe ever I was shocked to find this at Big Y (local to New England) and as you can see it says “Wild” shrimp for $9 per pound. Chinese shrimp fried rice recipe with egg It doesn’t seem to be listed on the World Classics website but there it is. Best shrimp recipes with rice Go figure.

Lisa, thank you so much for Big Y tip; I’ll be looking into my Big Y in CT soon. Shrimp fried rice recipe with egg Maybe its something new as I had given up on shrimp long ago. Easy shrimp and brown rice recipes I recently tried FR again and found it still to be inedible. Recipes with jasmine rice and shrimp I miss shrimp; have substituted lobster for preferred shellfish of choice in the meantime. Recipes with rice noodles and shrimp You never know what you’ll learn on Snack Girrrrl!! 🙂

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