Deep-Fried Galway Bay Shrimps

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British Regional Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2006

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The little jewel in the Saturday market in Galway town centre was Juan’s little seafood stall. It was barely a metre long, but had a great condensed selection of locally caught shellfish from the Galway Bay. A small quantity of shrimps jumping around in a basket caught my eye. These tiny shrimps are only dredged in the Bay in autumn, when the water starts to get colder They are generally sold live and should be cooked as soon as possible, either boiled, preferably in salt water, or in sea w