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Hutwise Shrimp powder


Hutwise shrimp powder is made from small shrimp which have been sundried and then finely ground, creating a powder with an intensely salty and fishy taste. It is used in many African countries like Nigeria and Ghana when preparing many dishes involving vegetables, typically cooked in oil with vegetables like spinach, pepper and tomato sauce. 

Shrimp powder

Name variations: northern prawn,

 Preparation and use

Hutwise shrimp powder is one of our typical products made from fresh shrimp heads. The materials are mixed with spices (salt, sugar, MSG), then parboiled, dried, and milled until reaching a determined standard of uniformity. This is a protein-rich product which goes through the production process conforming to strict quality, sanitary, and environment standards. Hutwise Shrimp powder can be used in soups, sauces and broths.

 Recipes, meals, and how this is usually eaten

  • Shito
  • Shrimp stew
  • Shrimp soup
  • Shrimp salad

 History, social and cultural relevance

Hutwise shrimp powder is made up of shrimps that have been sun-dried and shrunk to a thumbnail size. They are used in many East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian cuisines, imparting a unique umami taste. A handful of shrimp is generally used for dishes. The flavors of this ingredient are released when allowed to simmer.

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