Keep frozen until ready to use. Once thawed, do not refreeze. Refrigerate shrimp and use within two days.
THAWING: For best thawing, place desired amount of shrimp in a covered container. Place container in the refrigerator for approximately 10-12 hours or overnight. For quick thawing, place desired amount of shrimp in a colander and rinse under cold water for approximately 5-10 minutes or until thawed. Do not use hot water.
COOKING: It is suggested to use this product with any amount of the enclosed Old Bay Seasoning, or any other seasoning that pairs well with shrimp.
STEAM (recommended): add thawed shell-on shrimp to steamer basket and add desired amount of Old Bay, place basket in pot with boiling water and steam for 5-8 minutes, stirring at least once, until desired doneness. Serve immediately. Remove shells prior to eating.
BOIL: Boil one gallon of salted water. Add thawed shell-on shrimp an boil for 5-6 minutes. Sprinkle with desired amount of Old Bay seasoning and serve immediately. Remove shells prior to eating.
SAUTE: Heat olive oil or butter in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add thawed, shell-removed shrimp, cook 1-3 minutes per side or until meat turns opaque. Serve immediately.
GRILL: Preheat grill to 350°F and lightly oil the grates. Grill thawed shell-on or shell-removed shrimp (can be skewered) 2-4 minutes per side or until meat turns opaque. Sprinkle with Old Bay seasoning and serve immediately. Remove shells before eating.