Freezing food is a great way to preserve them, however when it is time for them to serve their various uses, their being frozen can pose great difficulty. Not only do you have to find a quick way to do it, you'll also have to ensure that the process is "safe" to do. In this article, we explore simple ways you can thaw your shrimps fast while ensuring that it remains safe for consumption.
If you have frozen shrimp on your hands and you need it prepped for a meal you wish to prepare, here are a couple of easy ways to thaw them out in less than 30 minutes.
With the steps above, your shrimp will get thawed and cooked even before all your other ingredients are gathered and prepped. However, if you need the shrimp to get thawed even faster, you can take them out of the bag and put them directly in cold water.
Leave them in the water for between 15 to 20 minutes then stir the water and shrimp. This will help break up the frozen clumps so be sure to repeat the action every 3 to 5 minutes. After the shrimp are thawed, put them on a baking sheet lined with paper towels.
It is possible for the shrimp to have absorbed moisture while in the water so doing this will help you get rid of excess water. This will make the shrimp cook better.
Now that you know all about what happens after you bring out shrimp for thawing, it is only fair you are reminded of things that need to be done before it is brought out of the freezer. Below are some things to keep in mind before you bring out your frozen shrimp for thawing.