Dani Spies shows how you can peel and devein shrimp yourself to both save you money and is much fresher and more delicious to the pre-peeled shrimp. Plus it’s super easy to do so it’s for sure worth giving a try next time you work with shrimp.
From the comments it looks like there is a way to cut from underneath but this looks just as easy and the shrimp we have bought deveined seem to be cut on the back. Check out this way!
If you live somewhere where you can get fresh off the boat shrimp you might want to see how this shrimp fisherman removes the head, vein and shell then steams his shrimp on the next page.