How to Enjoy Coldwater Prawns
There are more than 2000 different species of prawns across the world. Coldwater prawns and shrimps are made up of more than 8 species and are found in the waters of the North and South Atlantic as well as the North Pacific ocean. The primary species is Pandalus Borealis.
There are lots of different ways in which you can enjoy coldwater prawns. These prawns have beautiful pink meat and a firm, juicy texture. The flavour is a touch of delicate sweetness with the pleasant ocean flavour. These prawns are very versatile and are great in either hot or cold dishes.
There are great ways to enjoy coldwater prawns in cold dishes, and they’re incredibly convenient. Plus, you can just add a few simple ingredients together for a delicious taste! As most coldwater prawns are ready-cooked, you can add them to a salad, sandwich, jacket potato, or even enjoy them by themselves. These prawns work great with classic flavours so keep it simple with lemon for acidity, mayonnaise for creaminess, and lots of dill for a herby treat. The most iconic dish for the coldwater prawn is the prawn cocktail. It may seem outdated, but check out our recipes to discover how to revolution this 70s classic to an exciting contemporary taste. If you’re thinking of putting the prawns in a jacket potato or sandwich, using a marie rose sauce is delicious, but you could also spice things up with sweet chilli or chipotle.
If you want to enjoy coldwater prawns in a hot dish, you should be careful. It’s very easy to overcook these prawns and then they’ll shrivel and dry out. If you want to add these prawns to a curry or a stir-fry, put them in at the end. This will preserve their flavour and moisture.
When enjoying coldwater prawns, you should serve them as the main ingredient of the recipe or even as the whole meal itself to ensure complex flavours won’t overpower them. Don’t forget, prawns are also a great on-the-go snack! Check out our delicious range of on the go seafood snacks here.