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How can you tell if shrimp is fully cooked?

Asked: Marc André Lapolice, Last Updated:

To know when shrimp are cooked (and safe to eat), watch the color. A perfectly cooked shrimp is firm enough to curl without being constricted, and it has an opaque pinky color with a sheen. When they are overcooked, shrimp turn matte white or gray.

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