HOW TO PEELING AND DEVEINING SHRIMP

To peel shrimp, grasp the legs on the underside and pull the peel away from the meat.

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Remove the tail if you needed. The shells can be used to make a terrific broth.

Shrimps are edible without being deveined, although many people prefer to eat deveined shrimp.

This dark black vein that run through a shrimp’s body is actually its intestinal tract. It contains some waste from the shrimp’s body.

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To devein a shrimp, use a paring a knife to make an incision down the curved backside of the shrimp, following the dark line of the intestinal tract.

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Use the tip of the knife to scrape out the gray vein or pull it out in one piece and rinse the shrimp under cool water.

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