- Created on Saturday, 18 February 2012 06:42
- Written by NAPSI
Imperial, California (NAPSI) - The frozen aisles of the grocery store offer more nutritious, delicious, convenient options than ever. From fully prepared entrées to heat-and-eat frozen ingredients, side dishes, appetizers and desserts, they can easily be incorporated into your meal preparation routine.
The Benefits of Frozen Food
• The picking, cleaning, slicing and dicing are already done.
• Your favorite foods are always in season.
• Easy, quick preparation and cooking. Easy, quick cleanup.
• No spoilage or waste. Always ready to cook.
• No chemical preservatives-flash-freezing technology maintains optimal freshness, quality, taste and vitamin content.
• Many stores feature special prices and promotions on tasty frozen favorites. In celebration of March National Frozen Food Month, the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has created a $10,000 Sweepstakes that runs through the end of April. To enter and for the rules, visit www.EasyHomeMeals.com.
To take a fresh look at frozen food, try this easy, tasty meal-and enjoy more time with your family and less time in the kitchen.
Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry
24 large frozen shrimp (thawed, shelled and deveined)
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
2 tsp. chopped garlic
2 16-oz. bags frozen stir-fry vegetables
1 cup stir-fry sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add shrimp and stir-fry 3 minutes or until done. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. oil to pan and heat; add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, then add frozen vegetables and cook for 4 minutes. Add stir-fry sauce and cook until vegetables are tender (about 6 minutes). Add cooked shrimp to pan; stir and heat together. Plate and garnish with tomato wedges. Serves 4.