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How to thaw shrimp

How to Thaw Shrimp


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pound 1x

Description

Here are the best ways for how to thaw shrimp! Whether you think ahead the night before or only have 15 minutes, we’ve got you covered.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound frozen shrimp

Instructions

  1. Night before: Remove the shrimp from the package and place it in a container with a cover in the refrigerator. The shrimp will be ready in 12 hours (once they are thawed, use them within 48 hours.
  2. Day of: Remove the shrimp from the package and place them in a large bowl of very cold water for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to break up clumps that freeze together. The shrimp should be defrosted in about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the size of the shrimp.
  • Category: Essentials
  • Method: Defrosting
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Keywords: How to thaw shrimp