What to look for

Knowing what to look for when purchasing Irish langoustine.

Main Image

Irish langoustine look like miniature lobsters, so look for the orange colour and pincers. Make sure they are fresh by checking they have no black spots on the tail or head. The langoustine should be firm and smell clean with no odour of ammonia.

 

For more information on quality, view the Bord Iascaigh Mhara / Irish Sea Fisheries Board Dublin Bay Prawn Handling and Quality Guide.