How to peel and clean shrimp and prawns

Cleaning, or “deveining” shrimp means taking off the shrimp shell and removing the vein that runs along the back.

This video shows you how to peel and devein shrimp quickly and easily, with just a kitchen paring knife.

You can often find raw shrimp that have already been deviened and/or peeled. This is fine, as long as the shrimp is still raw. Pre-cooked shrimp that have been frozen, or sitting in a grocery store cooler, are sad, flavorless, rubbery things that are unworthy of your kitchen.

Enjoy!

– Chef Perry

 

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