Lent is a time for fasting & abstinence: Christ Himself said that His disciples would fast once He had departed’ Lk. 5:35
Abstinence: The law of abstinence requires a Catholic 14 years of age until death to abstain from eating meat on Fridays in honor of the Passion of Jesus on Good Friday. Therefore, it’s time to get the fish recipes out. My grandmother use to make Buckala, which was a traditional Christmas Eve delicacy, but she made it at lent too. Well, I don’t cook as well as my grandmother did, so I rely on SeaPak to give me a helping hand! I’ve bought a lot of fish in my time, but SeaPak is the one that I rely on for it’s freshness and good taste. I was brought up on spices, and so it’s not a wonder that my favorite is Shrimp Scampi in butter and garlic sauce.
The Shrimp Scampi is in authentic butter and garlic sauce, and it’s great over pasta, which is just what we did Friday night! Here’s my hubby feeding his face & wouldn’t even stop to smile.
We also had some Tempura Shrimp dipped in an authentic tempura batter, and it comes with a sweet, and spicy orange dipping sauce. Those are my husband’s favorite.
I also love to cook, and make changes to some recipes of my own, so I did take the recipe from the box, and changed a couple things that I noted below.
I added a different type of pasta as you see here, but the butter and garlic just mingled with the spaghetti, and I used stir fried mixed veggies with a dash of olive oil and oregano. Mmm tasty!
1 (12 oz) package SeaPak® Shrimp Scampi – Butter and Garlic, frozen
1 cup orzo, cooked
1/2 cup broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
SAUTÉ shrimp in large pan for 3 minutes over medium. Add broccoli florets to pan and stir with shrimp. Continue sautéing the shrimp and broccoli over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp are fully cooked. Then add your shrimp right on top of your pasta.
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Disclaimer: I received a gratis samples for a review. The opinions I have given are mine, and may differ from others, but it was not influenced in any manner by monetary means.