Species Name:Pleoticus robustus
Royal Red Shrimp
Where – USA
How – Wild Caught/Trawl
Royal Red Shrimp are deep dwelling shrimp. They live in colder water than other shrimp which gives them a sweet flavor and rich texture.
For Your Menu
Royal Red Shrimp are a bit more delicate with softer flesh than other shrimp you may be working with – handle with care! They also will cook quickly – more quickly than other shrimp. Highlight their sweet, delicate flavor with light herbs and fresh citrus. Delicious hot or cold.
For Your Waitstaff
Let your guests know that Royal Red Shrimp are different than other shrimp they have eaten – with a sweet and wonderful flavor. Pair them with a delicate and lively white wine.
For Your Retail Display
Your customers will be drawn to the beautiful color of these shrimp (don’t forget the Santa Monica Seafood cocktail sauce)!