Celebrate National Prawn Day at Lobster Shack!

Are you a seafood lover? If so, mark your calendars because National Prawn Day is just around the corner! National Prawn Day is an annual event celebrated in Australia to commemorate the beloved prawn, a seafood delicacy that has captured the hearts and taste buds of many. This day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and appreciate the unique taste, vibrant color, and plethora of health benefits that prawns have to offer. It’s a day to recognise and honor the significant role that prawns play in the culinary landscape of Australia, as well as their importance to the economy and the environment. 

Beyond their scrumptious flavor and impressive nutritional profile, prawns are also known for their legendary status, as they are often associated with special occasions and cherished memories.This day is all about celebrating the deliciousness of prawns and indulging in all things seafood. If you’re looking for the perfect place to celebrate, look no further than Lobster Shack in Cervantes, Western Australia.

Lobster Shack is a charming seafood restaurant located in a picturesque coastal town. With its fresh and delicious seafood, it’s the perfect place to celebrate National Prawn Day. From succulent prawns to juicy lobster, Lobster Shack has something to satisfy every seafood lover’s cravings.

But National Prawn Day is not just about indulging in delicious seafood. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about the health benefits of prawns. Did you know that prawns are a fantastic source of protein and are low in fat and calories? This means that you can enjoy them without feeling guilty about consuming too many calories.

Let’s get cracking and learn how to peel a prawn like a pro!

Prawns are a popular seafood dish, but for some people, the process of peeling them can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never done it before. he main reason behind this is the tough outer shell that covers the prawn’s meat, which requires some skill and technique to remove properly. They have delicate flesh that can easily tear or get stuck in the shell, making it even more difficult to remove. This can be frustrating for those who are not used to handling seafood or lack experience in peeling prawns. However, with a little practice and the right tools, anyone can master the art of peeling prawns and enjoy this delicious seafood without any hassle. If you’ve ever struggled to get the meat out of a prawn, don’t worry, it’s super easy! Here are three simple steps to follow:

Step 1: Grab the prawn by the tail and give it a little twist to remove the head.

This step is pretty self-explanatory, but it’s important to get it right. Start by holding the prawn with one hand and gently pulling the head away from the body with the other. You should feel a slight resistance, but with a little twist, the head should come off easily. Don’t worry if you don’t get it perfect the first time – it takes a little practice.

Step 2: Slowly peel off the shell using your fingers, starting from the legs and working towards the tail, remembering to keep the tail attached.

Once you’ve removed the head, it’s time to start peeling. Hold the prawn by the tail and use your other hand to gently separate the shell from the flesh. Start at the legs and work your way up towards the tail, being careful not to pull too hard and damage the delicate flesh underneath. You should be able to peel off the shell in one or two pieces.

It’s important to keep the tail attached, as this not only looks nice but also gives you something to hold onto while you’re eating. Plus, some people believe that leaving the tail on makes the prawn taste better!

Step 3: Gently remove the black vein running down the back of the prawn by making a shallow cut along the back and then pulling out the vein with your fingers.

The final step is to remove the digestive tract, also known as the “vein.” This is the dark line that runs down the back of the prawn. It’s not harmful to eat, but some people find it unappetising and prefer to remove it.

To do this, use a small knife or kitchen scissors to make a shallow cut along the back of the prawn, just deep enough to expose the vein. Then, use your fingers or the tip of the knife to gently pull out the vein. It should come out easily, but if it doesn’t, try using a toothpick or the tip of the knife to help you.

And that’s it – you’ve successfully peeled a prawn! Now it’s time to enjoy your delicious and healthy seafood treat.

Did you know that prawns are not only delicious but also great for your health?

Prawns are often praised for their delicious taste, but did you know that they are also a nutrient-dense food? Prawns are an excellent source of protein, making them an ideal addition to any diet. In fact, prawns are one of the highest sources of protein among seafood, containing approximately 25 grams of protein per 100 grams of prawns. This makes them a great food choice for individuals who are looking to build and maintain muscle mass, as well as for those who want to feel fuller for longer periods of time.

Another reason to add prawns to your diet is that they are low in fat and calories. With only 115 calories and less than 1 gram of fat per 100 grams of prawns, they are a healthy food choice for individuals who are looking to manage their weight. This makes prawns a great alternative to higher-fat protein sources such as beef and pork.

In addition to being a great source of protein and low in calories, prawns are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These healthy fats have been linked to a range of health benefits, including improved heart health, brain function, and reduced inflammation. The omega-3 fatty acids found in prawns have been shown to help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering blood pressure, reducing inflammation, and improving cholesterol levels.

Along with omega-3 fatty acids, prawns also contain a variety of important vitamins and minerals. For example, prawns are an excellent source of vitamin B12, which is essential for a healthy nervous system and the production of red blood cells. Prawns are also a good source of phosphorus, which is important for healthy bones and teeth. Additionally, prawns are rich in selenium, an important antioxidant that helps to protect cells from damage and supports a healthy immune system.

Never tried a prawn before and you’re wondering what all the fuss is about? Prawns, have a sweet and delicate taste with a slightly salty and briny flavor. They are often described as having a firm, meaty texture with a slight crunch when cooked properly. The texture can vary depending on the type of prawn and how it is cooked. For example, larger prawns may have a more pronounced texture while smaller prawns may be more tender. Overall, prawns have a rich and flavorful taste with a texture that can range from tender to firm.

At Lobster Shack, we are proud to serve fresh and delicious seafood, and our prawns are no exception. Celebrate National Prawn Day with a Carnarvon King Prawn Bucket or a Shack Seafood platter. You won’t be disappointed!

National Prawn Day is the perfect time to celebrate all things seafood, and Lobster Shack is the ideal place to do so. With their fresh and delicious prawns, you can indulge in a healthy meal that tastes great too. So, come on down to Lobster Shack and join in the fun! Don’t forget to try our Carnarvon King Prawn Bucket or Shack Seafood platter, and peel those prawns like a pro.