Alaska Sidestripe Shrimp

Alaska's Sidestripe shrimp are the sweetest shrimp you'll ever taste. From Alaska's icy, pure waters in Prince William Sound, these medium-sized shrimp are known for their excellent flavor and tender meat.

They're absolutely perfect for shrimp cocktails and scampi, along with a wide variety of shrimp dishes. Or better yet, just have a huge shrimp feast and invite all your friends and family.

Impress your friends with these exceptionally pure, almost sugar-like shrimp.

Note:  Sidestripe shrimp begin to carry eggs
in late summer (excellent in a scampi butter).  A percentage of fresh shrimp will have eggs.  Our frozen shrimp are generally eggless.


Sidestripe Shrimp
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▪ Individually quick-frozen (IQF).
▪ Head-off, shell-on with tail.
▪ Average size 31-50 count.
▪ Contains Eggs.

Shrimp Nutrition

Serving size: 100 grams

Calories

100

Protein

18 g

Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Sodium

185 mg

Cholesterol

40 mg

Omega-3

3 g

Source: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Serving Sizes

A one pound package of Sidestripe shrimp (30-40 count) would be good for 2 to 3 people if serving with other entree additions. That would serve around 10 to 15 shrimp per person.

Shrimp Recipes

Browse our large collection of shrimp recipes and find the recipe that's right for you.

Size and Count

Our Sidestripe shrimp come headless, shell-on,  with tails. Sidestripe shrimp are usually medium in size and have a count of about 30 to 40 per pound. The peeled sidestripe shrimp pictured above show approximate size.

Shrimp Cooking Tips

Here's some general guidelines for cooking shrimp. Tips on grilling, broiling, and deep-frying.

Storing and Thawing

Sidestripe shrimp can be thawed under refrigeration about 24 hours before preparation. Shrimp blocks should be separated as they thaw to speed up thawing process. Sealed packages can be ran under cold water to speed up thawing. Shrimp are glazed with frozen water. They can be kept frozen for up to three months.

Shrimp Fishing

Sidestripe shrimp fishing is common throughout Alaska's waters, especially within Prince William Sound and Southeast Alaska. Sidestripe shrimp are caught using trawlers- large nets that are pulled behind shrimp boats. Sidestripes are slender and light pink with white bands down their body. Sidestripes are also known for their long antennules.

Learn even more about Alaska Shrimp:
About Alaska Shrimp
Shrimp Fishing Gallery

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