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Apr 18, 2011 10:01 PM

Amaebi nigiri enthusiasts

Had phenomenal amaebi this weekend. The spot prawns were wonderfully plump, and briny. Due to their ample size, the deep-fried heads were the largest I've encountered so far. So, how much of the head do you eat?

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    1. All of it, and depending on the sushi bar, extra heads left over from the squeamish who don't want to see them.

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        1. re: ricepad

          I love fried shrimp heads - but have found a bit of a bitter spot towards the eyes - I usually stop before I get to the eyes... maybe I should try again - I'd hate to miss any yumminess.

          1. re: harryharry

            A little bitterness can be desireable.

        2. I can eat shrimp heads until my head explodes.

          1. I eat the whole head, but I like to nibble down the delicate fried feelers first before chomping down on the head itself.