Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Shrimp Size Chart

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The shrimp sizing chart above is for buying frozen or fresh headless shrimp in the shell.
Most peeled and deveined shrimp is labeled as a finished count, which means that it was peeled from a larger count headless shrimp (about one size up). For example an already peeled & deveined 21/25 count shrimp, was peeled from a 16/20 count headless shrimp in the shell. A peeled, deveined and cooked shrimp loses another size.  

U = under that many shrimp in a pound. For example U/10 is under 10 shrimp a pound.

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