The average American now eats more than 4 pounds of shrimp per year. That’s not a lot compared with the consumption of beef or chicken, but it’s an increase of about 60 percent during the past 10 years, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.It’s even a significant jump from the 3.4 pounds eaten on average in 2001, the year that shrimp dethroned tuna as America’s favorite seafood.Chefs, naturally, are responding to the demand for shrimp with creative new preparations. And this ...

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