Last Updated on April 14, 2023
Every year May 10 is observed as national shrimp day. It is a day to celebrate delicious seafood, and most Americans prefer shrimp to any other seafood. Some countries use the word “prawn” to describe shrimp. But prawn is a word to describe the large shrimps or the jumbo shrimps. Preparing the delicious shrimp will start with removing the head, tail, and shell. The standard methods to cook shrimp are frying, grilling, sauteing, boiling, baking, and broiling. And the shrimp will taste better when they are not overcooked.
Oh, I’m insane about shrimp curry! – Cyd Charisse, American actress
History of National Shrimp Day
This shrimp day has started to celebrate the amazing and deliciousness of shrimp. Having shrimp is related to the health of the person. It means shrimps boost the physical health of the person. Shrimp is commonly called the fruit of the sea. Seafood is always delicious, but among the seafood, shrimp remains epic. There is no accurate date in the history of national shrimp day, but this day’s objective is to celebrate deliciousness.
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Things to do on the National Shrimp Day
- Go for a shrimp fishing tour.
Tune yourself to be on the boat to catch the delicious shrimp. Approach a fisherman and go with them on that day, start early, and stay out all day. Throw out the nets and catch the amazing shrimps; by the end of the day, take all the shrimps you caught and cook them.
- Have a shrimp feast
When it comes to shrimp, there are endless recipes available. For this day, try most of the delicious recipes for shrimp with your friends. You join together with your friends and start to cook shrimp. Finally, give a gift to the person who made the most delicious shrimp.
- Go to your favorite restaurant.
On this wonderful day, call your loved ones and travel to your favorite restaurant that makes your favorite dish in the shrimp. Have your favorite with your loved one and have a valuable and memorable time.
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Why Everyone Loves National Shrimp Day?
- Shrimps are great
When it comes to shrimp, it is actually great and good for you. These little shrimps have greater nutrition in them. Shrimps are low in calories, rich in vitamins B6 and B12, and filled with omega 3. Also, shrimps are great resources for fighting inflammation and improving eye health. And it plays an important role in promoting brain function by the source of selenium in it.
Shrimps are the one which has numerous versatile quality in it, and you can try a lot of recipes with shrimps, it comes in different shape and size. There are also many types of available shrimps, and each will taste unique, like the rock shrimp, tiger shrimp, and traditional pink shrimp.
- Best alternatives for meat
Shrimps are the best option if you want to remove the meat from your diet plan and have delicious non-veg foods. As shrimps are low in calories, they will not affect your health, and actually, shrimps help you have a healthy immune system and promote good heart health.
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