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Can I eat prawns?

(7 Posts)
ShoeJunkie Wed 29-Jun-11 12:57:57

I'm going out for a chinese tonight and was wondering what the consensus was about eating prawns. Some websites say it's ok, some say to avoid.
I thought I'd check with the mn jury!

harrygraciepie Wed 29-Jun-11 12:59:57

Id be inclined to avoid them shoejunkie, I think its if they are off theres a risk of salmonella or listeria, Ive had salmonella from a hoiday in Turkey.... U dont want it! How far gone are u? x

PotteringAlong Wed 29-Jun-11 13:00:13

I say ok as long as cooked through and piping hot! Would eat them if I'd cooked them myself; would be more dubious about a chinese if they'd been sitting there for a bit!

Crosshair Wed 29-Jun-11 14:03:55

I would at home, wouldn't out.

ShoeJunkie Wed 29-Jun-11 16:56:23

Harry I'm only 6 weeks.

Thanks everyone.

highheelsandequations Wed 29-Jun-11 19:32:29

cooked shellfish is fine, I've eaten prawns all through pg.

Flisspaps Wed 29-Jun-11 19:33:21

Yes. If they're pink, they're cooked, ergo they should be absolutely fine.

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