Thursday, November 19, 2009

Who says size doesn’t matter? (Edited)

 

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When the shrimps are as big as the steaks, I would say size matters!

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These bad boys are about 1/3 of a pound. EACH.

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Oh, don’t even think about trying to escape! You are so going on the barbie!

For those of you dying to know, they were about $5 each. As I post this, they are still in the bowl. Dinner isn’t for a couple of hours yet, but I wanted to share my exciting grocery store find with you. I’ll let you know how they turned out.

So what are you having for dinner?

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These were so very good! I can’t wait to make them again. I’ll peel them, then wrap in bacon and grill. mmmMMM.  Deeelish!!

9 comments:

  1. Wow. It's like you can't even call those shrimp. Are you sure they aren't some type of mini-lobster? Or perhaps they grew up too close to a toxic waste dump?

    I hope they still taste good! Can't wait to hear!

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  2. Holy crap they're the size of lobsters! I can't handle it when my shrimp still have heads and all that. I like it breaded and not even slightly resembling the animal it was when it was alive. Enjoy your lobster...I mean, shrimp.

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  3. Those are just freaky big. Talk about an animal not living up to it's name.

    I WAS excited about having pizza tonight, but now I want a giant shrimp or four.

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  4. Actually these big fellows were prawns. Since this was my first time grilling these, I consulted an Aussie friend of mine here and he gave me some great tips. From what I heard during and after dinner, I was a good student and they tasted wonderful. Of course when you drink enough wine, most anything will taste good.

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  5. Yea now thats a dinner that i believe i could eat.Someone is a good cook, it is both of you all.

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  6. I seriously thought you scored some lobsters over there!

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  7. Wow!! Now those are some big Shrimp!! Lucky you!

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