To celebrate National Shrimp Day 2016, SeaPak – the country’s top retail brand in the frozen specialty seafood category – has distributed coupons, hosted giveaways and shared a multitude of quick-and-easy recipe ideas to ensure this year’s observance is among the brand’s “most-Shrimptastic” ever.
Offers for #ShrimpDay2016
Special savings offers, prize opportunities and delectable recipes featuring the unbeatable taste and versatility of shrimp are available on SeaPak.com and via the brand’s Coastal Catch e-newsletter, as well as on SeaPak’s Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest pages.
SeaPak, which has been delighting consumers with its delicious shrimp since 1948, is making it as easy as possible for shrimp lovers to join the brand in this year’s National Shrimp Day celebration. Social media followers are encouraged to use the hashtag #ShrimpDay2016 to get in on the conversation.
Served hot or cold, tossed in a salad, stirred in with your favorite pasta, or stuffed in a tasty sandwich, the million-and-one ways U.S. consumers enjoy shrimp are a testament to its enduring, rock-star popularity, explains Megan Grinstead, Director of Marketing for the SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co.
“Americans continue to eat more shrimp than any other seafood and we want to help consumers nationwide relish the day dedicated to this delicious choice and its remarkable staying power,” said Grinstead. “For SeaPak, National Shrimp Day is a fun way to connect with our fans and celebrate everyone’s favorite seafood product together. It’s the perfect opportunity for us to give something back to our consumers, in thanks for their year-round support.”
Quick-and-Easy Shrimp Recipes
For consumers looking for some guidance on what meals to prepare for National Shrimp Day, SeaPak.com has assembled a collection of quick-and-easy shrimp recipes covering a range of eating occasions and regional flavor profiles. The catalog of recipes can be filtered by the style of cuisine (e.g., Asian, Homestyle, Italian, Southwestern); the type of course (such as breakfast, lunch, brunch, appetizer, main dish, sides, salads, soups, sandwiches, etc.); and even the occasion (for instance, an outdoor BBQ, a game-day spread, a Thanksgiving feast or a New Year’s Eve blast).
“With this assortment of quick-and-easy recipes, there’s really no better, simpler way to enjoy National Shrimp Day with family and friends at home,” said Grinstead.
SeaPak’s quick-and-easy recipe ideas can be found online at seapak.com/recipes/lifestyle/quick-and-easy. The section includes handy cooking tips that will help make your kitchen “a little more coastal,” as well as some scrumptious shrimp recipes, like this one for Garlic Shrimp and Butter Grits:
Garlic Shrimp and Butter Grits
Prep Time: 5 mins; Cook Time: 7 mins; Servings: 4
1 12 oz package SeaPak® Shrimp Scampi
1 1/2 cups quick grits
1. Cook grits and shrimp scampi according to package directions.
2. Pour scampi over hot grits and serve.