Fresh or frozen, the seafood section of your grocery store should not be ignored. One popular type of seafood is shrimp, it’s both cheap and easy to find. Packed with antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties, shrimp contains a powerhouse of protective components.
Like all shellfish, shrimp are low in saturated fat, and high in omega-3 fatty acids and protein, making them a great heart-healthy choice,
Many seafood counters receive shrimp frozen and sell it thawed over ice. Keep in mind, whether fresh or frozen, the nutritional value will be the same.
Be sure to take a look at some of our favorite recipes that more than compensate for shrimp’s small reputation. Shrimp are great on the barbecue and loaded with spices like in our Cajun Style Spiced Shrimp, or quickly and simply cooked in or Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp.