What turns prawns or lobsters pink when you cook them?

Prawns

Mystery Hour Question

What turns prawns or lobsters pink when you cook them?

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Answer

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Name: Vincent, Billericay

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Answer: Lobsters and Prawns go pink due to their consumption of Plankton, which are the colour of pink. It only appears when cooked, because the bacteria has to be killed for the colour to appear.

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