Summer is quickly slipping through our fingers. While temperatures are still warm and evenings are still long, it’s time to enjoy every last minute of summertime bliss. Planning special meals with friends and family is a perfect way to get the most out of the final days of summer. Don’t spend all day cooking; make summer entertaining effortless with these easy, breezy summer meals.
Tropical Shrimp Kabobs
Kabobs are a summertime classic, and you’ll definitely want to add these tropical shrimp kabobs to your menu. They feature fresh pineapple, juicy shrimp, and a zippy teriyaki-style sauce that will make your mouth water.
1 10 oz package frozen SeaPak Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
12 fresh pineapple chunks
12 slices of zucchini, ½ inch thick
1/2 red onion cut into wedges
1 Tbs soy sauce
- Preheat the oven to 425°F.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Place the Jumbo Coconut Shrimp on the baking sheet and bake for about 3 minutes, so the shrimp are thawed enough to place on skewers.
- Thread the shrimp, pineapple, zucchini, and onion onto skewers, alternating as you go.
- Arrange the skewers on the baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes.
- While the kabobs bake, stir the orange marmalade sauce and soy sauce together.
- Brush the kabobs with the sauce and bake for an additional 4 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
- Serve immediately.
Low Country Shrimp Boil
This shrimp boil recipe is the simplest and most delicious meal you’ll fix all summer. Add a fresh green salad and a loaf of sourdough bread, and you’ll have everyone clamoring for more.
1 12 oz package of frozen SeaPak® Shrimp Scampi
16 oz smoked sausage cut into 16 pieces. Spicy Andouille is traditional, but kielbasa is also amazing
2 lbs of small red potatoes that are cut into quarters
2 Tbs Old Bay Seasoning
3 ears of yellow corn, husked and halved
- Place potatoes and sausage in a large pot and cover with about 10 cups of water. Stir in crab boil.
- Place over high heat and bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Add the corn and simmer for 10 more minutes.
- Add the frozen shrimp scampi and simmer for 3 additional minutes.
- Drain thoroughly and pour into the serving dish or toss directly onto a parchment-covered table
- Serve immediately.
Serve shrimp kabobs or this tasty shrimp boil. Don’t waste another moment trying to find the perfect dish to serve at your next summer meal. You can thank us later.