Boiled “Yoshiebi” a kind of greasyback shrimp

Japan is an island nation, so we have abundant gifts from sea.

These shrimps “Yoshi-Ebi” (Metapenaeus ensis) are send from “Seto-Naikai” the Seto Inland Sea.

Yoshi-Ebi, Metapenaeus ensis
They have mile-long lashes.
their red legs.
Yoshi-Ebi, Metapenaeus ensis
Yoshi-Ebi, Metapenaeus ensis
The color changes when boil, why?  Because they store astaxanthin in the body by eating euphausiid.
Boiled "Yoshiebi" a kind of greasyback shrimp
Freshness dose not need complicated recipe, the simple is best!