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Is shrimp paste vegan?

Shrimp paste is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is shrimp paste?

Shrimp paste is a traditional Southeast Asian ingredient made from ground shrimp that has been salted and fermented. It has a pungent aroma and adds a savory umami flavor to dishes, making it a popular seasoning in Thai, Malaysian, Filipino, and Indonesian cuisine. The paste ranges in color from light pink to dark brown and can be used to enhance the taste of sauces, soups, stir-fries, and marinades. Despite its strong smell, shrimp paste is a versatile ingredient with a unique taste that adds depth and richness to any recipe.

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