Shrimp, also known as prawns/chemmeen is one of the favourite sea foods of the natives of Kerala. It is ideal seafood which can be eaten in any form, be it in a curry, fried or as snacks. It is nutritious alternative to other meat proteins.Shrimps are classified as shell fish. Shrimps have more than 2000 species, size varying from less than 2cm to about 17cm. They provide a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids.
|Scientific Name||Penaeus spp|
|Health Benefits||It contains iron, rich in calcium, sodium, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, and potassium, along with Vitamins A, E, B6 and B12. It also contains iodine, thiamine and riboflavin.|
|Nutrient Information||Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calories diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.|