How to Thaw Frozen Shrimp
Step-by-step instructions for thawing frozen shrimp quickly and easily
- frozen shrimp any size
- cold water
Place the frozen shrimp in the mixing bowl.
Add cold water to cover all the shrimp.
Let sit for about 10 minutes. Then drain the water.
Add fresh cold water to cover the shrimp again.
Let sit for 10-15 minutes more. Then drain.
The shrimp should be thawed but still cold. Pat dry with paper towels to remove excess moisture before using in your recipe.
- Larger shrimp sizes will require more time to thaw than smaller ones.