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LSU0358
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Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
I'm from Louisiana and like to have an occasional crawfish, but if I had a choice between crawfish or shrimp, I'd choose shrimp everyday of the week.

Am I in the minority here?


HideChaKidz
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
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but if I had a choice between crawfish or shrimp,


crawfish vs shrimp boil? or just crawfish/shrimp in everyday dishes?

if it's a boil, I'm taking crawfish everytime and its not even close.

But for cooking... well that would depend on the dish.


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ksayetiger
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
i these two different dishes.

crawfish boil is having family/friends over, getting messy outside and usually at least a half day event.

when i boil shrimp it's just a dinner.


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bossflossjr
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
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Am I in the minority here?



Definately......around my circle of trust


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ProudLSUMom
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
I'm in your corner. I love boiled shrimp but I just like boiled crawfish.


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Skillet
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
boiled crawfish would be my choice for a last meal.


WILDTURKEYisgood
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
I love crawfish, but boiled royal reds are hard to beat

Conclusion: Crawfish for larger gaterings- Shrimp for the family
This post was edited on 3/10 at 9:06 am


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TyOconner
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
Apples and oranges.


TigerWise
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
I like shrimp over crawfish, but I still love crawfish.


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eaw
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
I definitely prefer shrimp.


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AlxTgr
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
I can't really taste shrimp. Never understood why they were so popular.


alajones
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
Definitely shrimp. Crawfish is cool a couple times a year. I could eat shrimp all the time. I liked it boiled and then chilled before I eat it.


AlxTgr
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boiled and then chilled
definitely makes them sweeter.


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Nick Papa Georgio
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
hard to say.

I think I like the flavor of shrimp more but having crawfish is more of an event than a meal... that just adds to the appeal
This post was edited on 3/10 at 10:00 am


alajones
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
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having crawfish is more of an event


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Gaston
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
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shrimp. Never understood why they were so popular.


It's the most perfect food on the entire planet. I could eat shrimp as my only source of animal protein for the rest of my life.


LSUGUMBO
New Orleans Saints Fan
Shreveport, LA
Member since Sep 2005
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
It is kinda apples to oranges. I love shrimp, and I love a crawfish boil, but they're 2 very different events.


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HamSandwich
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Member since Sep 2010
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
Fresh boiled crawfish is seasonal and therefore stretched out over a year they are scarce. Scarcity increases value. Simple economics


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LouisianaLady
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Member since Mar 2009
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
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Am I in the minority here?



You might not be, but I feel the opposite of you. I actually hate shrimp any way other than fried (and only mildly like it fried). I feel like shrimp, no matter what you do to it, has no flavor.
But to each their own.


NickyT
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp
Boiled Crawfish for me


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