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The term shrimp is used to refer to some decapod crustaceans, although the exact animals covered can vary. Used broadly, it may cover any of the groups with elongated bodies and a primarily swimming mode of locomotion.

Shrimp is a type of seafood that is popular in many cuisines around the world. It is a low-calorie source of protein and is high in essential nutrients like vitamin B12, phosphorus, and selenium. Shrimp can be prepared in many ways and is used in a variety of dishes, from appetizers to main courses.

Here are some examples of dishes that use shrimp:

  1. Shrimp cocktail: A classic appetizer made with cooked shrimp served with a spicy cocktail sauce.

  2. Shrimp scampi: A dish made with sautéed shrimp, garlic, butter, and white wine, served over pasta or with crusty bread.

  3. Shrimp fried rice: A popular Chinese dish made with cooked rice, stir-fried vegetables, and shrimp.

  4. Shrimp po' boy: A Louisiana-style sandwich made with fried shrimp, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on a French roll.

  5. Shrimp gumbo: A spicy stew made with shrimp, sausage, vegetables, and a roux (a mixture of flour and fat).

Here are some similar seafood to shrimp:

  1. Lobster: A luxurious seafood that is often served steamed, grilled, or in a buttery sauce.

  2. Crab: A popular seafood that is used in dishes like crab cakes, crab legs, and crab bisque.

  3. Scallops: A delicate seafood that is often seared or grilled and served as an appetizer or main course.

  4. Clams: A type of shellfish that is often used in dishes like clam chowder, linguine with clams, and steamed clams.

  5. Oysters: A salty seafood that is often served raw on the half-shell or cooked in dishes like oyster stew or Rockefeller.


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