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The Shrimp Butler

Our test kitchen wanted to see if this assistance was worth its price of $39.99.

What We Learned

The Shrimp Butler measures 9 inches tall and 8 inches long at the base, and it’s made entirely of plastic except for a small, razor-sharp blade safely affixed to the inside of the casing. Shrimp are fed into a slot at the top of the machine and conveyed past the blade and out the bottom of the machine by means of a ridged wheel, the sides of which tighten to hold the shrimp steady w...

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