Cocktail Shrimp - 2 lbs
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Buy Maine Lobster Now Cocktail Shrimp
When you need a simple yet delicious hor d’oeuvre for house guests or a dinner party, Cocktail Shrimp is a time-honored choice, and for good reason! Sweet and juicy, our premium cocktail shrimp arrives at your doorstep cooked, peeled, and ready for you and your guests to enjoy. Our Cocktail Shrimp are sold in two pound protions. Each containing 32-40 shrimp that are perfect for adding zesty fresh lemon and dipping in cocktail sauce. When you need the perfect starter for your Maine seafood dinner, be sure to add cocktail shrimp to your order before checkout.
Maine Lobster Now takes tremendous pride in sourcing the highest-quality seafood products to ship them directly to our customers. We adhere to NOAA FishWatch guidance on all sustainably sourced seafood products we offer. Our shrimp is raised in waters in regions of Southeast Asia.
What’s the Serving Size for Shrimp Cocktail?
We sell our shrimp cocktail in 2 lb Portions. Because shrimp can vary in size so drastically, on average 1 lb. of shrimp will contain approximately 16-20 total shrimp. The average serving size is about 3 shrimp per person.
Cocktail shrimp are perfect for, you guessed it, cocktail parties. Serve them with cocktail sauce or other dippers for your guests. Shrimp is also a fantastic cooking protein due to its sweet yet mild flavor. Use it in pasta or Asian-inspired dishes as a healthy alternative to other meat sources.
Nutritional Benefits of Shrimp
Seafood is widely regarded by medical experts and dieticians to be healthy and provide nutritional benefits not found in other meat sources. Shrimp is particularly well-known as a low-calorie, high-protein meat source.
On average, a 3 oz. serving of shrimp contains just 60 calories while packing an astounding 20 grams of protein. Shrimp also contains a plethora of vitamins and minerals, including copper, zinc, calcium, potassium, and iron.
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We ship out orders Monday - Friday for next-day delivery on Tuesday - Saturday, as long as the order is placed by 8AM ET. You may also schedule your seafood delivery ahead of time by choosing your desired date at checkout. Not all towns have Saturday delivery, so if you are interested in Saturday delivery, please contact our Customer Service Team by email or phone with your zip code so we can check availability. All orders scheduled to be delivered on Saturday are subject to an additional delivery fee.
All frozen packages are sealed in a reusable box with dry ice, while our fresh packages are packed with gel packs. Packages containing both frozen and fresh products will be packed with gel packs. Dry ice is not harmful to your food as CO2 is found naturally in the air we breathe, however, it can be so cold that it can burn your skin if you touch it with your bare hands. Please wear gloves when handling dry ice.
Shipping exceptions include holidays, the eve of a holiday or inclement weather. Our Customer Service Team will inform you via phone call or email if there are any issues with shipping your order out as promptly as possible.
Once you receive your package, you should open your package and make sure all your items arrived safely. If you have any issues with your products you must notify our Customer Service Team with photos of any issues via email the day your package arrives. For further questions, you can refer to our shipping policy here.
Simple Instructions for Storing Shrimp Cocktail
Your order of shrimp cocktail arrives frozen and is cooked, peeled, and ready to eat. It is recommended to leave shrimp frozen and then thaw under refrigeration when ready to eat.
How to Eat Shrimp Cocktail
Maine Lobster Now cocktail shrimp arrives frozen at your door and is cooked, peeled, and ready to serve when thawed. Use them as hor d'oeuvres during dinner parties or add them to any number of favorite household dishes, like pasta or stir fry.