Carabineros Jumbo Prawns
$122.00 ($43.64 / lb)
“I have never found a more spectacular way to impress dinner guests. Or an easier one.” – Town & Country Magazine on our Carabineros
One of the most coveted Prawns in Kitchens worldwide, Carabineros are a large deep-sea prawn species that hail from the Eastern Atlantic into the Mediterranean Sea.
In Spain, where these prawns are wild-caught, they are traditionally prepared by salting and grilling. Extremely versatile, these prawns can be:
Treating these jumbo prawns like small delicate lobsters versus simple shrimp is recommended. Their jumbo size and prominent red color give these prawns striking plate appeal! Perfect for when you need to impress dinner guests.
None of this prawn should go to waste, and some Europeans consider the flavor of their heads a delicacy!
Available as a 2.2 Lb box, individually quick frozen. Approximately 5-7 prawns per pound. Whole and head on.
Jumbo Prawns Quick Facts
- Species: Spanish Jumbo Prawns (Plesiopenaeus edwardsianus)
- Catch Region: Spain
- Seasonality: Year-round
- Catch Method: Wild-nets and trawls
- Flavor Profile: Strong and sweet
- Texture Profile: Firm
- Substitute: Langoustines, Maine Crab, Scallops, Maine Lobster Meat
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Shipping and Handling (FAQ)
We prepare and pack your order the day it ships to ensure maximum freshness and quality.
We ship all perishables via priority overnight delivery. Place your order before 2 pm. est. and we can ship your order the same day!