AKA Carabineros, Crevette Imperiale. Very large size shrimp, thin elongated bodies and big heads. Renowned for size, deep red colour, and intense flavour.
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Deep water shrimp caught down to 1,800 meters around the world by deep water trawling.
Deep orange red when cooked; intense briny crustacean flavour
Defrost overnight in refrigerator. Store chilled in ice or refrigerator (0-50C) until ready to serve. Consume within 2-3 days. Do not re-freeze.
Head is popular in sauces and soups because of rich flavour. Cook under the grill and salting to taste. Can be poached, sautéed, steamed. Excellent in paellas and robust stews.