Black Pink Prawns
The Black Pink prawn, also know as the Jinga shrimp, is one of major commercial importance in Pakistan, the West and Southeast coasts of India, both coasts of Malaysia, and in Hong Kong. A marine species found at the bottom of shallow waters down to 92 metres, the Black Pink prawn can grow up to 17cm. In Malaysia, Jinga shrimp are cultured in ponds.
Scientific Name: Metapenaeus affinis
Market Name: Pink, Jinga Shrimp, Indian Brown
The Black Pink’s firm texture and great taste makes it versatile to use and a fantastic addition to salads, sandwiches and prawn cocktails when prepared cooked & peeled.