Renowned for their delightful flavor and impressive proportions, these shrimp originate from the Atlantic shores stretching from Spain to Mauritania. They boast a robust consistency, juicy flesh, and a minimal amount of fat. When frozen on the vessel, they are often referred to as “Spanish head-on Carabineros” due to their vibrant, crimson shells that retain their vivid hue even after cooking.
It has a firm texture with a rich, sweet flavor, often described as more pronounced than other shrimp varieties. Its taste has been compared to lobster due to its depth of flavor and succulence.