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Jan 1, 2008 06:50 PM

Recipes to use Trader Joe's seafood?


I am hoping to make a simple dinner using frozen seafood from TJ's--either the seafood blend (scallops, shrimp, etc) or just straight shrimp. Ideas? Ideally, it will be something that can be prepared ahead and then reheated before serving.


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  1. Scallops and shrimp don't really take kindly to reheating because they cook incredibly quickly.

    1. Whatever else you make, the shrimp and/or scallops will cook in all of about 3 minutes if defrosted first. So you could reheat the rest of the meal and/or sauce and then cook the seafood last minute without taking much time.

      1. Yep not so sure about reheating the seafood as well. I recently made some TJ's uncooked tail on shrimp marinated and grilled with some veggies in a grill pan. Then I topped that on some TJ's jasmine rice - very simple and fast meal.

        1. I have to chime in with the others and say that I don't think I'd try reheating frozen seafood. I think you'd end up with mush. That being said, though, as ccb said, shrimp/scallops take NO time to cook - why not prep the rest of the dish ahead of time, then cook the seafood "fresh"?