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Remove the main central vein from (a shrimp or prawn)
- ‘As far as I'm concerned, all she had to say was that they were already deveined.’
- ‘Peel and devein the prawns, leaving the tails intact.’
- ‘There is the Movable Feast (www.movable-feast.com), a chronicle that captures seconds in the life of an aspiring chef, from deveining shrimp at 8: 20 a.m. to typing in an apartment-door code at 11: 50 at night.’
- ‘Here are two ways to devein shrimp with the shell on.’
- ‘They deveined some shrimps, cooked a curry sauce with coconut milk, strained it and then dropped the shrimps in and let it boil and simmer.’
- ‘Yesterday at 3 PM I put on my black chef's clogs, my black pants and white t-shirt, pulled my Red Sox cap over my hair and got to work peeling and deveining shrimp.’
- ‘There is a chapter on Techniques, which tells you how to peel, devein and clean prawns and squid.’
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