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Black tiger Prawn

Black tiger Prawn

Penaeus monodon Black tiger is identified by black stipes on the top giving the name tiger... Read More

Penaeus monodon Black tiger is identified by black stipes on the top giving the name tiger shrimp. Can grown upto 12 cm and weight upto 25 grams.

It is native to Indian ocean coast of Australia, Indonesia, India, South East Asia and Arabian peninsular. They are bottom dweller. Black tiger is one of the most successfully reared aquaculture species in 1980s and 1990s. it has significant economic importance in International seafood market. Tiger shrimp: Mild flavor with a sweet taste and a crunchy texture View Less

Fresh water (SCAMPI) Prawn

Black tiger Prawn

Macrobrachium spp IT is found in tropical fresh water environment. They can reach... Read More

Macrobrachium spp IT is found in tropical fresh water environment. They can reach maxium size of 12 inches. Aquaculture variety is preferred due to even colour of bluish green to brownish grey.

Antennae often blue colour and long. Eggs hatch in brackish water close to sea and adult live in fresh water environment. It is one of important commercial aquaculture species having strong demand in International market. Fresh water prawn has delicate sweet flavor and medium texture. View Less

Vannamei white shrimp

Black tiger Prawn

Litopenaeus vannamei Native to Central and south America and also called Pacific white... Read More

Litopenaeus vannamei Native to Central and south America and also called Pacific white shrimp. It is important aquaculture species reared in most parts of the world. Adult live in the ocean at depth up to 72 metres, young ones live in estuaries. Success of Vannamei is due to better growth rate, feed conversion efficiency, adaptation to variation in temperature, salinity and other environmental conditions.

Brood stock of Vannamei are usually imported from Hawaii & South America. View Less

Group of shrimps that have high marketability, fast growth in an controlled environment and better feed conversion efficiency are cultured in earthen pond close to river or estuary for consistent supply of shrimps. Recent times Vannamei has been target of world wide aquaculture surpassing Black tiger.

Gujarathi – Jingo Jimbo
Marathi – Safed zinga
Konkani – Dhave sungal
Kannada - Bilisegadi, Boldu yetti
Malayalam – chemmeen,
Tamil – eral
Telugu – royya
Oriya – Chapda, reyya
Bengali – Chapra

Shrimps cook very fast, 2-4 minutes in boiling water depends on the size of the shrimp. Meat turns opaque from moist and transluscent. It is important not to overcook shrimp or it will become dry and rubbery. Shrimps cooking time will differ greatly by size as well as if you cook them in the shell or out of the shell. Shrimp in the shell take slightly longer to cook than shrimp without the shell, but retain more flavour. Large size shrimps are good for grilling. Medium and small size shrimps are good for regular cooking for Indian curry.

Comments

Nick
Grilling Prawn: Always go for raw prawns, not ready-cooked ones, and the big tiger variety. You don’t want any that are too small as they’re harder to peel. When they’re really fresh, they should be a grey, translucent colour. Avoid any that have started to go black. They should have virtually no smell if they’re fresh.

How to cook: If you want to skewer them, start by trimming off the feelers then make a little cut down the back to remove the gritty vein. I’d suggest marinating them in sesame oil and soy sauce before skewering and grilling. You don’t want to marinate them in anything sugary because it’ll make them burn more easily. Leave the shell on and grill the prawns whole because it protects them from drying out and burning. https://munchies.vice.com/

2 years ago

BHARATHI why this vannamei is black headed & fungus

2 years ago

Seafood India It is natural colour of Vannamei, dark shade of grey
2 years ago

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