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I've often wondered what ghost shrimp (sand shrimp) taste like and how you would prepare them... recently I found a video from a guy that calls himself the Wild Gourmet and used to serve them in his restaurant... Mole crabs, too....

I have eaten bait before... clams, mussels, etc... but never ghost shrimp...

Anyone ever try 'em?
 
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Yup, I think it would be best for me to remain silent on this topic. :whistle:
 
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well... I did it...

well... I did it...

Tried some fresh ghost shrimp that I harvested today.
Fried it up in a little olive oil and then removed the legs... ate it shell and all.

Tasted like a cross between pumpkin, crab, and shrimp. Not bad... the shell was very thin and crispy and the inside was... well.. kinda tasty, really...
 
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Ugh! I'm pretty good about not eating things labeled "not for human consumption". Too much of a traditionalist to be eating squiggly bugs,nope,not gonna make it. :naughty: You guys enjoy for me....I'll stick with pbj. :D Be safe.
Barb
 
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I've eaten corn, crawdad tails, prawns,and herring which are often used as baits. But as RC said nothing labeled "not for human consumption"
 
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LOL I bet it was. That stuff doesn't come off anything when any kind of moisture hits it.
 
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Power bait wasn't near as bad as a live goldfish I chewed up once. That was a bitter fishy fish flavor. mmmm.
 
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Ugh! I'm pretty good about not eating things labeled "not for human consumption". Too much of a traditionalist to be eating squiggly bugs,nope,not gonna make it. :naughty: You guys enjoy for me....I'll stick with pbj. :D Be safe.
Barb

Those "squiggly bugs" are really closely related to crawfish... matter of fact, in Australia, they call 'em "yabbies"... the same name that they use for crawfish...
 
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