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How do you describe texture of perfectly cooked shrimp?

Almost every Asian language has a word for the texture and mouthfeel of perfectly cooked shrimp. But no concise English word!

I'm talking about the crunchy, firm, crisp texture when you first bite into the shrimp. It's a similar texture as biting into the perfect grapefruit or pomelo.

For pasta, we use the Italian, al dente. But we need a word for shrimp!

What would you say?


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