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Portico Classic Quinoa-Crusted Shrimp

Light & just right fried shrimp.

  • September 23, 2019

A healthier version of fried shrimp is now possible with Portico Classic Quinoa-Crusted Shrimp. Made with peeled and deveined, tail-off shrimp
coated with a blend of panko rice crumbs and quinoa ancient grains, this breaded shrimp is lightly seasoned with garlic and herbs and completely gluten-free. It goes from freezer to fryer and is ready in minutes, cooking to a light and crisp texture that’s great as an appetizer with dipping sauce served on top of a salad or inside tacos.

Features & Benefits

  • Made with on-trend ancient grains that serve as an excellent alternative to standard shrimp breading
  • Labor-saving; goes from freezer to fryer for less preparation time and no waste
  • Gluten-free; appeals to customers following a special diet
  • Versatile product that can be used in a wide variety of applications such as appetizers, salads and tacos

Recipes

Get inspired and start incorporating Portico Classic Quinoa-Crusted Shrimp into your menu today:

  1. Quinoa-Crusted Shrimp Salad: Baby kale salad topped with crispy fried quinoa-crusted shrimp, grilled green onions, Manchego cheese, thinly sliced garlic cloves and hazelnuts served with roasted red pepper vinaigrette
  2. Peruvian Shrimp Tacos: Mini flour tortillas with quinoa-crusted shrimp, aji verde, yellow pepper salsa criolla, fresh sweet corn kernels and cilantro garnish
  3. Shrimp Noodle Salad: Rice noodle salad with golden quinoa-crusted shrimp, sliced radishes, shaved carrots, chili peppers and mint leaves with lime garnish
  4. Thai Shrimp & Grain Salad: Crispy fried quinoa-crusted shrimp in sweet chili sauce on fresh mint and rice noodles, marinated green papaya, forbidden black rice, roasted cashews and coconut shavings served with lime

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