Colossal Shrimp, U-12, Tail-On, Peeled and Deveined (2 lbs)


  • Farm Raised
  • Low Fat
  • Low Calorie
  • BAP Certified
  • Versatile seafood choice
  • Easy to prepare, cooks in minutes
  • Mild, sweet flavor
  • Popular seafood choice

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Colossal Shrimp, U-12, Tail-On, Peeled and Deveined (2 pounds)

Shrimp is a popular seafood that is enjoyed by people all over the world. Colossal  shrimp is a specific type of shrimp that is known for its large size and succulent flavor. “U-12” refers to the size of the shrimp, with “U” standing for “under” and “12” indicating that there are less than 12 shrimp per pound.

Tail-on shrimp refers to shrimp that still have their tail intact, while peeled and deveined shrimp have had their shell and digestive tract removed. This makes them easier to prepare and eat, as well as more visually appealing.

When it comes to cooking colossal shrimp, there are a variety of methods that can be used, including boiling, grilling, sautéing, and frying. Colossal U-12 shrimp can be particularly delicious when grilled or broiled, as their large size allows them to develop a delicious char on the outside while remaining tender and juicy on the inside.

Shrimp is also a nutritious food choice, as it is low in fat and calories but high in protein and nutrients such as selenium, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids. However, it is important to choose shrimp that has been sustainably sourced and harvested in order to minimize the impact on the environment and ensure responsible fishing practices.

One of the main advantages of farming shrimp is that it allows for a more controlled and sustainable source of seafood. By controlling the conditions in which the shrimp are raised, farmers can ensure that the shrimp are not exposed to harmful pollutants or overfished from wild populations. Additionally, farmed shrimp can be raised in areas where wild shrimp populations may be scarce or inaccessible, providing a more consistent source of seafood.

Overall, colossal shrimp is a delicious and versatile seafood choice that can be enjoyed in a variety of dishes, from salads and stir-fries to pasta and paella.

DID YOU KNOW? Our BOS’N Brand is one of the oldest Seafood Brands in the United States. For more than 50 years, our customers have trusted BOS’N to deliver premium, high quality seafood. BOS’N products range from traditional New England classics to contemporary favorites. BOS’N combines modern production techniques with rigorous New England standards for quality, freshness and taste.

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BAP stands for Best Aquaculture Practices, which is a certification program developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) to promote responsible and sustainable practices in the aquaculture industry. The BAP certification covers various aspects of aquaculture production, including environmental and social responsibility, animal welfare, food safety, and traceability.

In order to obtain BAP certification, aquaculture facilities must undergo a rigorous auditing process and meet specific standards and requirements. These standards cover areas such as water quality management, fish health management, feed and food safety, worker welfare, and environmental and social responsibility.

BAP certification is recognized by retailers, foodservice operators, and consumers as a mark of quality and sustainability in seafood products. By choosing seafood products that are BAP certified, consumers can be assured that the products have been produced in an environmentally and socially responsible manner, while also supporting the growth of sustainable aquaculture practices around the world.


Here’s a delicious recipe that showcases Colossal Shrimp:


  • 1 pound Colossal Shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Season the Colossal Shrimp with salt and black pepper. Add them to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until they are pink and cooked through. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Add white wine and lemon juice to the skillet and scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet. Bring to a simmer and cook until the liquid is reduced by half.
  4. Turn off the heat and stir in butter until it has melted and the sauce is smooth.
  5. Return the shrimp to the skillet and toss to coat with the sauce. Garnish with chopped parsley.

This colossal shrimp recipe is simple to prepare and bursting with flavor. It can be served over rice or pasta, or as a main dish with a side of vegetables or salad. Enjoy!

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Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 6 × 4 in
Wild or Farmed

Farm Raised

Raw, Cooked, or Smoked


Meal Prepped


Country of Origin


Cooking Instructions

Boiling: Fill a large pot with 3-4 quarts of water, add salt and bring to a rapid boil. Add shrimp and boil approximately 2-3 minutes, until meat turns opaque. Peel shrimp and enjoy. Grilling: Peel shrimp, baste with olive oil and season to taste. Grill shrimp for approximately 2-3 minutes per side, turning once.

Safe Handling Instructions

Preparation: Thaw under cold running water and allow to drain 2 to 3 minutes before cooking. Do not refreeze.
QUICK THAW: Remove shrimp from packaging and place in colander under running water for 5 minutes or until thawed. Drain.


Shrimp, Salt, Sodium Tripolyphosphate (to retain moisture).
Allergens: Contains Shrimp

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