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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?







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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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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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Am I in the minority here?



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






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ProudLSUMom
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I'm in your corner. I love boiled shrimp but I just like boiled crawfish.





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Skillet
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boiled crawfish would be my choice for a last meal.





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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



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TyOconner
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re: Boiled Crawfish vs. Boiled Shrimp


Apples and oranges.





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TigerWise
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I like shrimp over crawfish, but I still love crawfish.





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eaw
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I definitely prefer shrimp.





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AlxTgr
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I can't really taste shrimp. Never understood why they were so popular.





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alajones
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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.





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AlxTgr
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boiled and then chilled
definitely makes them sweeter.






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Nick Papa Georgio
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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



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alajones
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having crawfish is more of an event






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Gaston
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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.






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LSUGUMBO
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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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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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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.






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NickyT
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Boiled Crawfish for me





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