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How do you know if prawns are overcooked?

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Overcooked shrimp is chewy or rubbery; if you undercook them, you run the risk of slimy shrimp which, in some situations, can be dangerous. But shrimp cooks very quickly, so there's a fine line between poorly cooked and properly cooked and we're here to make sure you don't cross that line.

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