4/1/13

Gorton's Seafood Challenge - Review and Giveaway

Did you know that Gorton's Seafood has 20 seafood options with 200 calories or less per serving? I think that's fantastic! My family loves seafood and I decided we were going to have a shrimp-fest right here at home. I stopped by the store and picked up Popcorn Shrimp, Shrimp Poppers, Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi, Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi, and Classic Grilled Shrimp.
Gorton's sent me two branded oven mitts, a spatula and an apron to help me get dinner ready. My husband wandered into the kitchen when I was starting to make dinner, so I recruited him to help me. I prepared the three oven-destined shrimp delights, while he prepared the two shrimp scampi delights on the stovetop.
Gorton's Seafood makes it SO easy to make seafood at home. All I had to do was throw some foil on a cookie sheet, dump the frozen shrimp on top, and heat at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Yes, even the Grilled Shrimp can be oven-baked.
Even the scampi entrees were easy to make. All it takes is to add the shrimp to the skillet with some water and simmer for about ten minutes. Can you believe the scampi meals are only 120 calories per serving?
In less than 20 minutes our entire dinner was made and ready to serve. We decided that since we were having a shrimp-fest, we really didn't need to make side dishes or bread. After all, in order to really appreciate all-you-can-eat shrimp, it's best not to fill up on other foods.
My husband was easily convinced into modeling the apron and oven mitt for me, especially since we don't often eat shrimp at home. Honestly, I was really surprised at how inexpensive these Gorton's seafood selections were at my grocery store.
My husband whipped up some quick cocktail sauce with ketchup and horseradish sauce for the Shrimp Poppers and Popcorn Shrimp, but the three other varieties came with their own sauces included. I served each one on a separate plate so everyone could make sure they tried all of them.
After gorging ourselves until we could eat no more, we all agreed that Gorton's shrimp entrees are definitely restaurant-quality. I'm not talking fast food quality; I'm talking expensive restaurant food quality! Our two favorites are the Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi and the Classic Grilled Shrimp.
They are as delicious as they are beautiful. Knowing they are also healthy foods that are carefully prepared in the Gorton's kitchen means I can feel very good about serving them to my family. Plus my kids think I'm amazing that I can make such great shrimp. This will definitely be the first of many Gorton's shrimp-fests in our home!
Visit www.gortons.com for more great Gorton's seafood products and tons of recipes. You can also follow them on FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest. Then enter below to win a Gorton's Seafood Challenge Prize Pack containing five free product coupons, a Gorton's apron, two oven mitts, and a spatula to prepare your own seafood feast.
Disclosure: I received products at no charge in exchange for my honest review.
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162 comments:

  1. http://gortons.com/recipe/fish-sandwich-blt
    This looks good. My family is picky and they don't like a lot of spices...but Joe and I do!

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  2. I'd love to try the Shrimp & Asparagus Risotto

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  3. Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Sautéed Greens
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  4. I would like to try the Fish Stick Fajitas.

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  5. I would love to try the shrimp and vegetable tostadas!
    http://gortons.com/recipe/shrimp-and-vegetable-tostadas

    thank you for the chance

    KellysShining(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. skillet crispy schrimp tacos
    Rod Jackson
    mrsrodjac at hotmail dot com

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  7. I would like to try Gorton's Fish Fillet Parmesano recipe.

    http://gortons.com/recipe/fish-fillet-parmesano

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  8. Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Sautéed Greens

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  9. The Restaurant Style Salmon Cakes sound delicious!

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  10. the skillet crisp shrimp taco recipe sounds good!

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  11. Skillet Crispy Shrimp Tacos so so good!!

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  12. The tomato basil grilled salmon sound tasty and very quick to make.

    http://gortons.com/recipe/tomato-basil-grilled-salmon

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  13. The Grilled Salmon Piccata sounds amazing! Gonna have to work that into the meal plan soon!

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  14. The Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

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  15. Grilled Tilapia Broccoli Penne!!

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  16. Fish tacos!
    seyma_bennett@hotmail.com

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  17. I would love the fish sandwich BLT

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  18. I like the Grilled Salmon Piccata

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  19. the Tilapia Fish Tacos With Cabbage Apple Slaw sounds good :)

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  20. I would like to try Beer Batter fillets with bacon cheese grits sounds yummy

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  21. I'd love to try the Shrimp & Asparagus Risotto.

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  22. the easy bake salmon with asparagus and rice pilaf!

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  23. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    Honey Mustard Beer Batter Fillet Sandwich

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  24. The Skillet Crisp Tilapia looks good!

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  25. We would love to try the Quick Gluten Free Seafood Soup

    Katie Roch
    dancehottie1621(at)aol(dot)com

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  26. The grilled Salmon Piccata.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  27. I'd like to try the recipe for Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  28. I'd like to try the Pesto Salmon Broccoli pizza

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  29. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables
    merleandtina@Yahoo.com

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  30. I'd love to try the grilled salmon ceasar salad

    sksweeps (at) earthlink (dot) net

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  31. I'd try the Tilapia Broccoli Penne.

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  32. We'd love to try the Zesty Mediterranean Fish Bake recipe.
    Thank you.

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  33. i like this http://gortons.com/recipe/bbq-fish-fillet-sandwich

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  34. I'd absolutely love to try the Beer Battered Fillets with Bacon & Cheese Grits.

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  35. Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco. s2inamug at aim dot com

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  36. Shrimp Diablo sounds amazing! I'd love to make it

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  37. i'd like to try the Fish Stick Fajitas

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  38. I would like to try the Fish Stick Fajitas
    mike2stacy1 at gmail dot com

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  39. I would make the fish tacos

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  40. Deviled Salmon Stuffed Mushrooms
    Thanks
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  41. I'd like salmon with asparagus and rice pilaf

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  42. tomato basil grilled salmon -my hubby would like this..thanks, simms3710@yahoo.com

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  43. Pow Pow Popcorn Shrimp sounds good!

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  44. Gluten Free Grilled Tilapia Tacos

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  45. My family would love the BBQ Fish Fillet Sandwich

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  46. Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  47. I would like to try Gorton's Fish Fillet Parmesano recipe.

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  48. we want to try the the Fish Sandwich BLT.
    elysesw@aol.com

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  49. My family loves anything grilled and the grilled shrimp sounds really good.

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  50. I want to try Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Citrus Salsa.

    suebee05@gmail.com

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  51. The Skillet Crisp Shrimp Tacos look delicious!!!
    donovandiva61269@aol.com

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  52. The Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi sounds good to me.

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  53. The recipe for Fish Sandwich BLT looks quick, easy and delicious!
    Thank you!

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  54. Fiesta fish stick wrap looks great!
    Ttrockwood AT yahoo DOT com
    Ttrockwood

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  55. Gorton's Authentic Fish Tacos recipe served with plenty of cold Mexican beer.

    Ole!

    xxbowietipxx@gmail.com

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  56. I would love to try the Grilled Gluten Free Flatbread.

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  57. I want to try the skillet crisp shrimp tacos, they sound so good that it made me hungry.

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  58. I like the Simply Bake Salmon with Asparagus and Rice Pilaf

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  59. I love coconut shrimp so would want to try http://gortons.com/recipe/breaded-butterfly-coconut-shrimp

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  60. I'd like to try the Asian Baked Shrimp Wontons.

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  61. My family would love the Grilled Tilapia Caesar Salad

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  62. Simply Bake Salmon with Asparagus and Rice Pilaf

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  63. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables

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  64. I'd like to make the Pow Pow Popcorn Shrimp.

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  65. Skillet crisp shrimp tacos
    Gingeroo616 at AOL dotcom

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  66. I want to try out the Tilapia Fish Tacos With Cabbage Apple Slaw

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  67. I would love to try the Coconut Lemon Shrimp Stir Fry.

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  68. Shrimp & Asparagus Risotto

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  69. Id like to try the Shrimp & Asparagus Risotto

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  70. I want to try the Skillet Crisp Shrimp Tacos

    apoalillo{AT} hotmail dot com

    alyce poalillo

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  71. Shrimp & Asparagus Risotto

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  72. Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco

    Bud L - RC form name

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  73. I want to try the fish sandwich BLT!

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  74. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables looks pretty good. I would probably add some mashed potatoes too.

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  75. I really want to try the Beer Battered Fillets with Bacon & Cheese Grits. That sounds so good. We are having beer battered fillets for dinner tonight but just plain with dipping sauce and a salad. Their recipe sounds a ton better!! Next time.....


    amandajoyrauch at yahoo dot com

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  76. The Salmon Frittata sounds great. I love salmon!

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  77. I'd go for an easy one, fish stick tacos

    http://gortons.com/recipe/fish-stick-taco

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  78. The recipe for Shrimp Diablo sounds good.

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  79. skillet crispy schrimp tacos

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  80. We would love to try the Fish Stick Pizzas.

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  81. Buffalo Fish Sandwich.

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  82. I'd like to try the Fish Fillets with Lemon Spinach :)

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  83. Restaurant Style Salmon Cakes

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  84. We would love to try the Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables!

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  85. I'd love to try the fish stick fajitas!

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  86. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables

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  87. Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco

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  88. I'd like to try the Salmon Cakes

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  89. Shrimp Diablo looks and sounds amazing

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  90. the Shrimp & Asparagus Risotto

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  91. skillet tilapia looks lovely!

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  92. Pow Wow Popcorn Shrimp looks yummy!!

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  93. The love me tender
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  94. Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco looks yummy!

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  95. I like the crunchy shrimp taco

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  96. I would love to try the Shrimp Diablo or the Shrimp Bisque

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  97. I like the Lemon Herb Fillets Greek Salad recipe!

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  98. shrimp tacos. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  99. Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Sautéed Greens

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  100. Oh that Shrimp taco sounds so good!

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  101. Beer Battered Fillets with Bacon & Cheese Grits

    ijessica_r at yahoo dot com

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  102. I wanna try the fish stick taco wrap

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  103. Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Sautéed Greens looks great love too try it

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  104. this http://gortons.com/recipe/skillet-crisp-shrimp-taco

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  105. Beer Battered Fillets with Bacon & Cheese Grits

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  106. My family would love to try the Lemon Herb Fillets Greek Salad recipe.

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  107. The Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad looks good.

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  108. I would love to try the Shrimp Diablo

    rtrexel@gmail.com

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  109. Skillet Crisp Tilapia joseph gersch jtwark@mail.com

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  110. Fish Stick Fajitas sound good.
    ericacarnes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  111. I think we would like the fish blt. We love anything with bacon!

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  112. skillet crispy schrimp tacos sounds great... that's my first one to try

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  113. The fish sandwich BLT would definitely become a family favorite.

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  114. The fish sticks in a blanket sound good.

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  115. I would like to try the Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables.

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  116. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables

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  117. The Shrimp Sambuca would be my Gorton's recipe of choice!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  118. I'd like to try the Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco

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  119. Pow Pow Popcorn Shrimp looks delicious!

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  120. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables. I need simple.

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  121. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables

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  122. The simply Bake Salmon with Asparagus and Rice Pilaf sounds divine.

    MsJudwah@sbcglobal.net

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  123. We would like the Fish Stick Fajitas

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  124. I think my family would enjoy the Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables

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  125. Those shrimp tacos look crazy good so the shrimp tacos for sure!

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  126. Savory Gluten Free Tilapia Crepes with Vegetable Remoulade

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  127. Fish Stick Stuffed Shells

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  128. Kale Pesto Shrimp With Balsamic Red Pepper Quinoa sounds good.

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  129. My children love Gortons products!

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  130. i can't wait to try the Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables recipe!

    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

    tony l smoaks on rafflecopter

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  131. The fish stick fajitas.

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  132. Fish Sandwich BLT

    jagar0047 at yahoo dot com

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  133. I would love to try the shrimp & rosotto

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  134. Fish Sticks in a Blanket

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  135. I would like to try the Savory Gluten Free Tilapia Crepes with Vegetable Remoulade
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  136. I would love to try the Grilled Shrimp & Baby Portobello Mushroom Quiche
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  137. I want to try the Grilled Tilapia Broccoli Penne
    - Rab Pom

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  138. Scampi Shrimp Cellantani & Cheese sounds wonderful!

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  139. I would love to try the shrimp tacos

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  140. simply bake salmon with asparagus and rice pilaf

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  141. I would love to try the Authentic Fish Taco Recipe.

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  142. Simply Bake Tilapia with Roasted Vegetables sounds yummy!

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  143. Beer Batter Tenders Sub (Roxann)

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  144. Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Sautéed Greens

    Jeana O'donnell-Murphy

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  145. I think I'll try the skillet crisp tilapia

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  146. fish sandwich BLT looks good

    lmurley2000@yahoo.com

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  147. I want to try the Scampi Shrimp Cellantani & Cheese recipe.

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  148. I love the Simply Bake Salmon with Asparagus and Rice Pilaf

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

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  149. Simply Bake Salmon with Asparagus and Rice Pilaf

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  150. I would love to try the fish fillet parmesano! It sounds delicious!


    http://gortons.com/recipe/fish-fillet-parmesano!

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  151. I want to try the Tilapia with Orange Glaze,thanks!

    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

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  152. I think I'd like Pow Wow Popcorn Shrimp.

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  153. I'd love to try the Grilled Salmon with Reduced Balsamic Sauce

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  154. Skillet Crisp Shrimp Taco

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