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Should you wash peeled prawns?

Asked: Michaël Santschi, Last Updated:

To save water – don't wash the prawns off one by one as you peel them – simply put them all together and wash them in one go when you have finished peeling. Some purists feel that washing the prawn dilutes the taste – but it's really up to you.

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