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adobokid Jun 1, 2007 09:21 AM

I saw a dish recently that came as 2 parts on the same plate, shrimp nigiri and fried shrimp heads. I can't find anything on menupages that describes this. Can someone help me find out what this was?

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  1. Sgt Snackers Jun 1, 2007 09:25 AM

    Normally this is how amaebi (sweet shrimp) is served - the body is served nigiri-style and the heads can be requested as deep-fried (not all people like the heads). Most sushi places can do this.

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      adobokid Jun 1, 2007 09:28 AM

      Thank you for the speedy reply, I'll go and try this tonight. I do love shrimp heads...

      1. re: adobokid
        litchick Jun 1, 2007 11:21 AM

        The Ama Ebi at Oishii is *amazing* -- so sweet, fresh, and buttery. A note to other readers of this thread: definitely be sure to eat both the nigiri and the tempura'd heads; the contrast in textures, tastes, temperatures, etc, is part of the experience!

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