What does it mean when your shrimp is mushy?

Chef's answer
If you are buying mushy shrimp, that is one thing - stop buying mushy shrimp! But if they are in good condition when you buy them and come out mushy afterwards, then you are cooking them too long. This can happen especially with smaller shrimp cooked in the shell, they cook very quickly.
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The main cause of a mushy meatloaf is too much bread and milk for the amount of meat. To fix the issue, try reducing the amount of bread and milk by half. Another fix is to double the amount of meat. If your recipe does not use bread and milk, read on for other ideas to solve your problem.
The main cause of a mushy meatloaf is too much bread and milk for the amount of meat. To fix the issue, try reducing the amount of bread and milk by half. Another fix is to double the amount of meat. If your recipe does not use bread and milk, read on for other ideas to solve your problem.
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Your lobster could have been frozen and then thawed. Lobster could have been dead. another reason can be that the lobster was dead with its head on for a significant amount of time. ... Mushy lobster meat is a result of dead before fabrication.
Your lobster could have been frozen and then thawed. Lobster could have been dead. another reason can be that the lobster was dead with its head on for a significant amount of time. ... Mushy lobster meat is a result of dead before fabrication.
If they are dead lobster then you would almost certanly get a few cases of food poisoning, thats why they should always be cooked alive. However a lobster can live for a long time out of water and i would suggest that the reason for the occasional mushy lobster is over cooking of a stale but sill alive lobster.
However a lobster can live for a long time out of water and i would suggest that the reason for the occasional mushy lobster is over cooking of a stale but sill alive lobster. Some times lobsters kept in tanks for a long period of time will go the same way this can be down to lack of food.
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