Number of shrimp per pound

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Kittencal
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Number of shrimp per pound

Post by Kittencal » Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:41 pm

The table below refers to unpeeled shrimp without their heads

Shrimp Size --- Average number of Shrimp per pound

Extra Colossal --- 5
Colossal --- 14
Extra Jumbo --- 18
Jumbo --- 23
Extra Large --- 28
Large --- 33
Medium- Large --- 38
Medium --- 45
Small --- 55
Extra Small --- 65
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QueenBea
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Re: Number of shrimp per pound

Post by QueenBea » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:29 pm

Awesome, thx for posting this Carol. That will be very helpful to us shrimp lovers :mrgreen:

Kittencal
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Re: Number of shrimp per pound

Post by Kittencal » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:40 pm

QueenBea wrote:Awesome, thx for posting this Carol. That will be very helpful to us shrimp lovers :mrgreen:
YVW Bea! :)
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Kchurchill5 "RIP" Forever in our Kitchen
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Re: Number of shrimp per pound

Post by Kchurchill5 "RIP" Forever in our Kitchen » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:48 am

Just remember that different species can really vary in #/lb. But, that is a very helpful table for most of the common shrimp (white or pink); that are most often sold. Most of us who buy shrimp in grocery stores or fish markets would deal with these amounts.
Thx for sharing.

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