Fish & Seafood

Convenient Appetizers Prepared in Minutes with SeaPak Frozen Shrimp

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’Tis the season, and the folks at St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA-based SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood are offering inexpensive kitchen hack suggestions to help home cooks put restaurant-quality shrimp and seafood dishes on their families’ tables or conveniently plan a party for friends and associates to celebrate the holidays.

For the first hack, wrap SeaPak Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp with slices of prosciutto and red pepper, bake, and you’ve got a simply stunning dish (as pictured above). For the second hack, use bamboo skewers and SeaPak Tempura Shrimp to re-create a favorite party treat at home — Tempura Shrimp Sticks with Warm Apricot Dipping Sauce.

“The versatility that SeaPak offers is what makes the products so appealing,” said Ciera Womack, director of seafood marketing for Rich’s Consumer Brands Division. “SeaPak Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp and Tempura Shrimp, available in the freezer sections of supermarkets and other retail stores nationwide, both work just as well on their own as they do at the center of these delicious and easy recipes, which are ideal for holiday get-togethers.”

Here’s the recipe:

Prosciutto-Wrapped Party Shrimp
This appetizer or main course starts with Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp and comes together in minutes with just three additional ingredients.
1 (9-ounce) package SeaPak Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp
12 (1-inch) strips of roasted red pepper
12 (1-inch) strips of prosciutto
12 small basil leaves

1. Heat oven to 425ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
2. While shrimp is still frozen, place one piece of roasted red pepper on the shrimp. Wrap a prosciutto strip around the pepper and shrimp and place on the prepared baking sheet (ends to the underside).
3. Bake according to package directions for 14 to 17 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.
4. Plate the dish hot and garnished with basil leaves. Serves four.