Captain's Reserve Jumbo Alaska Spot Prawns
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Our Captain's Limited Reserve spot prawns are packaged in 2 lb. boxes and contain under 26 prawns per box. They are headless, uncooked, and flash-frozen at sea to ensure the best quality.
Our frozen, vacuum-sealed, spot prawns can be stored in your freezer for several months. Spot prawns can be thawed under refrigeration about 12 hours before preparation. The vacuum-sealed packages can also be ran under cold water to speed this up considerably.
A one pound package would be good for 2 to 3 people if serving with other entree additions. If serving as a "shrimp feast" then about twice this amount would suffice.
Shrimp are an extremely good source of protein, yet are very low in fat & calories, making them a healthy choice of food. Although shrimp have a high cholesterol content, they are low in saturated fat. Shrimp contain a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids that help prevent against heart disease, circulatory diseases and many other types of illnesses. Shrimp also contains high levels of vitamin B12, zinc, iodine, phosphorous, potassium, selenium and iron, and have smaller quantities of calcium, magnesium and sodium.
Spot shrimp are commercially harvested from October through January using traps that are dropped to the ocean's bottom. Spot shrimp are found in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to California.
Jumbo spot prawns are the largest, and most sought-after shrimp in all of Alaska. Caught in icy, glacier-fed waters, these premium prawns are hailed for their excellent flavor and prodigious size.
*Please note: The largest sizes of Spot Shrimp often carry roe, or eggs. This roe is full of flavor and can be incorporated into recipes, or can be easily removed before preparation.
NOTE: 1 box is 2 lbs. In each box you should receive between 16 and 22 prawns.