5 reasons to celebrate National Shrimp Day

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Want a reason to celebrate? Look no further than America’s favorite seafood! Shrimp knows how to get a party started. Beloved for its great taste, this bite-sized protein is a mouthwatering, flavor-packed option that deserves its moment in the spotlight. Don’t believe us? Here are five simple reasons to celebrate shrimp, any day, anytime, anywhere.

1. It’s easy as 1-2-3 — With so many frozen options available, like those from SeaPak, you can pop your favorite meals right into your oven with no hassle and no fuss. A quick visit to your grocer’s freezer section will show you that today’s shrimp options are better than ever and just as delicious as your favorite restaurant. The best part? You’ll save plenty of time, so you can do more of what you love most, like bingeing your favorite TV show or hanging with the kids.

2. You are what you eat — You know what that means — eat more shrimp, since it’s made up of several good-for-you nutrients like selenium, calcium, zinc and potassium. It even has vitamins A, E, B6 and B12. That’s right, folks, shrimp is a no-brainer!

3. Mix and match — It’s impossible to get bored when you’re cooking with shrimp! And for that, America’s favorite seafood deserves a toast. You can bake it in the oven or seer it on the grill, add it to pasta or layer it onto a sandwich. No matter the occasion, shrimp packs the perfect flavor punch for any meal. Cheers!

4. Any day, anytime, anywhere — Enjoying a date night at home, looking for a quick, protein-filled snack, or whipping up an appetizer for a crowd? Shrimp is a great any day, anytime, anywhere option. Easy to make, shrimp fits seamlessly into your meal prep schedule, making home-cooking worries a thing of the past.

5. A family affair — Not sure what to make for dinner this week? Struggling to find meals that satisfy the whole family? Look no further, because shrimp is here to save the day! Finger-food options like dippable popcorn shrimp or cheesy shrimp quesadillas will have the whole family cleaning their plates and asking for seconds (or thirds, but who’s counting?).

It’s obvious why America’s favorite seafood deserves a standing ovation. Thanks to SeaPak’s restaurant-quality shrimp products, you can give shrimp the attention it deserves by picking up some quick-and-easy options from your local grocery store on your next shopping trip.

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