This dish illustrates well our work with the enzyme transglutaminase, an enzyme that has a wide range of culinary applications, one of which is restructured muscle food products. In the instance of this dish, the enzyme has been mixed with some shrimp meat and allowed to react in the desired shape under refrigerated conditions. Once set the restructured shrimp is then cooked and portioned. The applications become endless. We have been able to stick scallops together end to end, taken tail pieces from fish and combined them, shaped steaks into desired forms, etc. The ability of the enzyme to react with protein has given us tremendous possibilities.