Roasted Shrimp with Dipping Sauce Recipe

Touch Hearts to Rate
1 vote | 597 views


  • The terms "shrimp" and "prawns" can be confusing. Even scientists often
  • use these words inconsistently. Larger shrimp often come from freshwater, are referred
  • to as "prawns," while smaller shrimp often come from saltwater habitats, are
  • called "shrimp." The size, "large" typically means that you get
  • about 40 or less per cooked pound, in comparison to about 50 for
  • "medium" and 60 for "small". But from a science perspective, both
  • shrimp and prawns can come from saltwater or freshwater, and there is no
  • absolute standard for measuring small, medium, or large.
  • Often people are confuse about the way shrimp sizes,small, medium, large, jumbo
  • are determined. There is no method. Count per pound is the most common method used. Count
  • per pound refers to the number of shrimp that you get when you purchase
  • or consume one pound. Small cooked shrimp, that number is usually
  • around 60. With medium cooked shrimp, it falls to about 50. For large shrimp, the
  • count per pound is about 40. For jumbo shrimp the count per pound is
  • about 30.
  • Warm water shrimp come from tropical waters in southern parts of the
  • world, cold water shrimp come from northern climates. Many
  • warm water shrimp belong to one specific family called Penaeidae.
  • Tiger prawns, tiger shrimp, and Indian prawns are members of this
  • family. Many cold water shrimp belong to a second family called Pandalidae.
  • Spot shrimp, striped shrimp, dock shrimp, humpback shrimp, Northern
  • shrimp, and Northern prawns are members of this second family. You'll
  • find white shrimp, pink shrimp, and brown shrimp that come from both
  • water warm and cold water regions.
  • If you love to dip your shrimp in sauce, give this easy and tasty recipe a try.
  • Roasted Shrimp with Dipping Sauce
  • Recipe by Christine Lamb (Christine's Pantry), 2015
  • Ingredients:
  • For the Shrimp:
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and devein
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
How good does this recipe look to you?
Touch Hearts to Rate

Add Recipe to

Add the recipe to which day?
« Today - Jul 18 »
Today - Jul 18
July 19 - 25
Jul 26 - Aug 01
August 2 - 8
Please select a day
or Cancel
Loading... Adding to Planner

Leave a review or comment