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Why does my frozen shrimp taste fishy?

Asked: R i n c o n B a s s, Last Updated:

Having them in your freezer markedly increases your dinner options ā€” they can enhance dishes such as scampi, paella, fried rice and gumbo. But if your frozen shrimp smells fishy or has freezer burn, it has spoiled and should be discarded. ... The shrimp should have a very mild ocean or salt-water smell.

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