Langoustine Grades

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What do langoustine grades mean?

We are going back to basics this week with a piece on our beloved Scottish langoustine. Settle in, this won’t take lang!

While it may seem obvious to seafood fans, this is a question we get asked a lot about our luxurious langoustine products.

Cooked Whole Langoustine
Whole Scottish Langoustine

Here's what you need to know

A higher grade will have more individual langoustines per pack and lower grades will have less pieces but they will be bigger!

For exampe, 14/17 grade means there will be approx 14-17 pieces per pack, whereas a 20/25 pack will have (you guessed it) approx 20-25 individual langoustine for that same weight.

When it comes to the sizes we offer JUMBO is the largest, followed by GOURMET and then SELECT.

If you know you know!

Shell on Langoustine Tails BBQ
Shell On Tails

What is a langoustine?

Langoustines are also known as Norway Lobsters, Dublin Bay Prawns and sometimes ‘scampi’ across Europe. 
Appearance-wise they look very similar to lobsters, but on a smaller scale. Unlike lobster, they don’t change colour when cooked – instead they retain their lovely pale pink hue.
 
Texture-wise, langoustine are very similar to lobster but are available in a few forms. You can have them wholeshell on or as peeled tails.
Whole Langoustine | Amity Fish Company
Whole Scottish Langoustines

Looking for recipe inspiration? Our Brand Ambassador Rebecca’s Cookery has some delicious and easy to follow recipes that are perfect for Amity seafood. Or head to our COOKING page for great tips on how to use your langoustine by Chef and Cookery Writer Charlotte Pike.

Still not sure? Our dedicated crew are here and ready to take your calls and answer your emails. We are passionate about our produce and happy to make recommendations and provide guidance on how to use your Amity catch! Contact us on orders@amityfish.co.uk.

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You can change your box whenever you want by logging into your account or by contacting us directly. You can change the frequency, change the box type or even cancel.

Select Frequency

Each box can be purchased as a one time purchase or why not choose to have it delivered every week, every 2 weeks or every 4 weeks for hassle free From Shore to Door fish deliveries. Our subscriptions have excellent savings and can be cancelled anytime.


Choose Box

We have 9 fish boxes available to suit everyone, whether it’s the Family Favourites, the Fish Supper or Luxury BBQ Fish Box, each one is great value for money.

Or why not choose the Skippers Choice Taster Box, you select which fish you don’t like then let us handpick a selection of products from our wide range of best selling Scottish seafood. We will try and give you a different selection each time.