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3 reviews

Sidestripe Shrimp Tails

Rankings & Certifications:

Organic Ocean - Sidestripe Shrimp 

Quick Information

  • Wild BC Sidestripe Shrimp Tails, 1 lb tub - Ocean Wise
  • Price per tub.
  • Headless, shell-on.
  • Frozen in seawater.
  • Mix and Match with other seafood items to create your own customized pack.
  • Your online purchase of Delicious Sidestripe Shrimp Tails makes it possible for us to donate food for two nutritious meals to people in your community who need help right now.

What are Sidestripe Shrimp?

Our Sidestripe shrimp are harvested in the coastal inlets and fjords of northern British Columbia and are second in size to the spot prawn. They have distinctive long antennas and stripes along their abdomen for which they are named. Organic Ocean Sidestripe Shrimp are caught using a beam trawl and are rated Good Alternative by the Monterey Aquarium Seafood Watch program. Our shrimp are immediately sorted and graded for size, tailed, rinsed and flash frozen at extremely low temperatures in brine-filled containers in order to preserve their firm texture. 

How do you prepare Sidestripe Shrimp Tails

For best results, remove from tub, place in colander and bowl and thaw in the refrigerator overnight so water is allowed to drain. Turning bright pink when cooked, our sidestripe shrimp tails are prized for their remarkably sweet yet delicate flavor. Cooking only takes one to two minutes or they may be eaten raw, either sashimi-style or marinated in a light citrus as ceviche. The eggs are considered a delicacy and egg-bearing shrimp may be eaten raw or cooked with the eggs intact. Chefs will often wash the egg-bearing shrimp over a fine mesh strainer to catch the roe which is then used as a garnish. The roe has a mild flavor, and provides a great textural experience, like slightly savory Pop Rocks. Can’t make up your mind on which shrimp and prawns you like? Why not try our Prawn Pack - You’re Shrimply The Best Edition for a full assortment.

Fun Fact – these shrimp are hermaphroditic – They spend the first two years of their life as males, and then morph to females to produce young.

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04 January 2023
Pierre C.

Petoncles and blue shrimps

I had the petoncles and blue shrimps, good as ever. As for the other shrimps it will be for later. Pierre

A Organic Ocean Seafood Inc Customer
30 August 2022
Jeffrey B.
Canada Canada

Side Dish - No Way

These Sidestripes are no shrimpy side dish! They are delicious, sweet and and tasty and feature in any meal - here's just a few we ate lately: - Shrimp Tacos - Shrimp Salads - Shrimp and Steelhead Pasta - Shrimp and Pineapple Pizza They are very good, easy to prepare and super quick to cook!

01 September 2022

Organic Ocean Seafood Inc

So glad to hear you're happy with your Sidestripe Shrimp, it's a personal favourite of ours too! So sweet eh? Thanks for the recommendations!

16 August 2022
Jan D.
Canada Canada


They are really delicious. Almost as good as the spot prawns, but not as pricey.

16 August 2022

Organic Ocean Seafood Inc

We're glad you enjoyed your Sidestripe Shrimp! Thanks for the review Jan.

Traceability Information

Common Name Latin Name Production Method Harvest Method Country of Origin FAO Region Processing Country Sustainability Ratings
Sidestripe Shrimp Pandalus dispar Wild Trawl Canada FAO 67 Canada OW, SWGA
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