Shrimp Question

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by jarry, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. jarry

    jarry

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    Hi,

    I'm a newbie. I enjoy gourmet cooking and am definitely past the novice stage. I do have a question about shrimp, though. When deveining shrimp, I sometimes notice an orange substance located atop the intestinal tract. Can anyone tell me what this is? Any insight would be appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Jarry
     
  2. chef kaiser

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    hi,

    you may refer to the corail if i am not wrong . This is a substance the animals feed from when in captivity. It is more visible with lobsters and langoust.

    regards
     
  3. jarry

    jarry

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    Thanks for the info. I didn't know if it effected the taste of the shrimp or not.

    Regards
     
  4. iamme

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    It will carry its own flavor if your buds are that sensitive, but usually it will come right out with the use a paring knife.:p