Gorton's Shrimp Scampi Pizza

Happy Shrimp Day!

Go Beyond the Cocktail for National Shrimp Day!

Today we celebrate yet another food holiday, and this time it’s all about shrimp—it’s National Shrimp Day! In case you didn’t know, here are some stats about shrimp: they are a lean source of protein, they have some omega 3-fats, and of course, are conveniently found in the freezer aisle—just as fresh as fresh[1].

Shrimp and GritsSince it’s now the start of grilling season, we’re definitely craving a nice plate of grilled shrimp. But, shrimp can also be prepared in a variety of ways to hit on just about every flavor trend, from sweet to savory and everything in between. Check out the most convenient frozen shrimp products and delicious recipes below.

Frozen shrimp products to try:

–  Gorton’s
–  Margaritaville Foods
–  SeaPak
–  Tampa Maid

Shrimp-inspired recipes:Shrimp Cheese Crisps

 

What’s your favorite way to enjoy shrimp? Share your recipes and ideas in the comments below!


[1] http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats/2014/01/30/shrimp-myths-vs-facts/

Comments

  • Much more than just a food festival, this event is nothing short of a seafood bonanza. If you want to tease your tastebuds and experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Gulf Coast, head to the National Shrimp Festival.

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