Gulf Shrimp FAQs

  • Can shrimp be refrozen?
    Yes, you can freeze shrimp after cooking.
  • Can shrimp be eaten raw?
    We do not recommend that you consume raw shrimp.
  • Where do you catch shrimp?
    Our shrimp come from the Gulf Of Mexico, off of the Louisiana Coast.
  • Do I have to remove the vein in a shrimp?
    It is not necessary to remove the vein in the shrimp, but many people do when peeling or butter flying them.
  • Can I eat the tail?
    Eating the tail is totally edible & a preference, many people like them fried.
  • How do I cook shrimp?
    Shrimp can be fried, boiled, sautéed, grilled, broiled, also used in soups, casseroles, etoufees, salads, & bisques.
  • Is shrimp high in cholesterol?
    Shrimp are somewhat high in cholesterol, however they are low in fat and contain fish oils. These boost the good cholesterol (HDL), which offsets the increase in bad cholesterol & are good for your heart!
  • How many lbs of shrimp should I buy per person?
    Native Louisianaians can eat 2-3 pounds of shrimp, however also depends what else you are serving (potatoes, corn, sausage, etc.).
  • When is shrimp season?
    We offer shrimp year round, weather permitting.
  • What seasoning is best for shrimp?
    Louisiana Crawfish Company boil or Creole seasoning, of course.
  • What is your best shrimp recipe?
    There are so many wonderful ways to prepare Shrimp....We love to sauté peeled shrimp in 1 stick of butter, with 1 T. of Fresh Garlic, 1/2 of a lemon, 1/4 C. (or to your taste) of our Louisiana Crawfish Boil. Melt butter, stir in boil, add fresh garlic. Sauté shrimp for approximately 3 minutes, until they turn pink. Squeeze fresh lemon over them. You may serve them like they are, or, over pasta, or rice. Make sure you have plenty of French bread on hand to soak up all of the delicious juices! There are SO many great recipes for Shrimp!!!
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