There is no conclusive flavour that distinguishes a shrimp from a prawn, they’re very similar in taste and texture. Prawns are meatier while shrimps are more delicate. Shrimps provides high amounts of certain nutrients, such as iodine, that aren’t abundant in many other foods. Shrimps are low in calories yet rich in nutrients but have high cholesterol content. Shrimps are perfect companions in fried rice, dumpling fillings or mixed with pan-fried or steamed vegetable meals etc..