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Deep Fried Shrimp Heads

tuxedo Aug 25, 2009 11:23 AM

Saw a TV show on the food network and would like to try them!
Any ideas? Would prefer Monmouth or Ocean Counties - but willing to travel if need be.

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    joonjoon Oct 5, 2009 12:02 PM

    I loooove fried shrimp heads! Some sushi restaurants serve this. I had some at Sogo a little while back.

    Or you can just buy some head-on shrimp and fry yourself! ;)

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    1. re: joonjoon
      tuxedo Oct 6, 2009 07:11 AM

      Where is Sogo?
      No shrimp frying for me!!!!

      1. re: tuxedo
        HillJ Oct 6, 2009 10:13 AM

        Sogo Sushi
        sogosushi.com

        60 Monmouth St
        Red Bank, NJ 07701-1614
        (732) 530-9688

        1. re: HillJ
          tuxedo Oct 8, 2009 07:02 AM

          close to home! thanks much

    2. wench31 Aug 25, 2009 07:58 PM

      It sounds like it's salt and pepper shrimp from what Marlboro Man is describing. You can eat the entire head. You can get it at Chinese restaurants. Westlake or Crown Palace Restaurant. You order the entire shrimp and the head comes with it!

      1. shabbystorm Aug 25, 2009 02:59 PM

        Although quite a ride, a very good sushi restaurant in North Jersey
        Sakura Bana
        43 Franklin Avenue
        Ridgewood NJ
        201-447-6525
        Does serve them.
        Communication over the phone was difficult and would double check if you do decide to take a road trip

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          MarlboroMan Aug 25, 2009 07:39 PM

          I had 'em at Wasabi House in Matawan as an accompaniment to Botan Ebi (large raw shrimp). Excellent!

          Also, some Chinese buffets offer whole fried shrimp (not deep fried.. but they're crispy). My wife always gets grossed out by the eyes and makes me turn the heads around so they're not staring at her. :)

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