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An article on the History of Royal Reds

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An article on the History of Royal Reds

Follow the link:

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1. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

The Red's are awesome. had them for the first time lasy year at Conch Republic Seafood. i had a hard time giving up a shrimp to let my wife try lol.

Naperville, Illinois
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Long live the Royal Reds, a favorite on my plate!

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3. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

are these fresh shrimp off the Keys?

I love getting sweet shrimp at my sushi places here in L.A.. Will it work well raw?

Key West, Florida
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4. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

Royal Reds are netted 40 miles off shore in 2200+ feet of water. They are more expensive due to the cost to the shrimpers to get out and back.... Fuel and time BUT they're so worth it.

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5. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

One of the nicest things about having a little kitchen when staying in Key West is stopping by the Waterfront Market and picking up some Royal Reds - and Key West Pinks for that matter - and preparing them for an afternnon snack around the pool. Add a couple shots of Patron, good company, sunshine and you have have the makings of fabulous afternoon.

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6. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

Great informative article. I am thawing out the last of the 5 lbs. I purchased from the Shrimp Shack for dinner tonight. Might try the new recipe. Did not know that they cook in half the time of regular shrimp. They are sooo goood. Love dipping in butter.

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7. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

Here's one of those questions that I always wanted to ask...

Are you supposed to clean out the "vein" in shrimp before eating?

or just ignore the gritty texture that it presents?

Maybe hardcore shrimp eaters acquire a tolerance for that texture.

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8. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

It's not a vein, it's their digestive tract. It doesn't bother me but others like to remove it. Stores sell a special tool to remove it easily.

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9. Re: An article on the History of Royal Reds

Just use a fork. It works just as well. The tip of one of the outer prongs. My wife cleans them before cooking. It bothers her not to. On the other hand I don't mind. They were great last night. Thanks for the article.

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~I'm really looking forward to trying these

on my next trip. Sadly I've missed them the past

few visits but hope to get to them the first

of April. If it tastes similar to lobster

hmmm...well..I'm in!!!!!!!!

~Cheers~ (raising the cocktail sauce)

^-^