Monday, September 30, 2013

You Would Never Know It Was Frozen Seafood -- Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Citrus Salsa Recipe Using Gorton's Seafood #Giveaway #WickedGoodSeafood

Disclosure: I received free product from Gorton's to help facilitate my review of their frozen seafood line.  However, all views shared are mine and mine alone.

Do you have one night a week reserved for seafood on your dinner menu?  I usually try to cook up a fish dish every Saturday night, especially during the summer and fall months when we have the local farmer's market happening.  There are usually a handful of local fishermen who bring their daily catches and sell.  I don't know about you, but fresh seafood is so delicious.

But, there are times when we can't make it to the farmer's market, they don't have anything we want to cook up, or I am just too busy to stick to my Saturday Fish Fry night.  When any of the above happen, my quick and easy alternative is to reach into the freezer and pull out a box of Gorton's frozen seafood.  From fish stick for the girls, to grilled tilapia and haddock. Gorton's have been our go to for delicious tasting seafood.  While it is frozen, it tastes just as good, or sometimes better than the fresh seafood we pick up at the farmer's market or order in a restaurant.

In addition to offering a wide assortment of products, Gorton's also has an extensive recipe collection on their website, that will give you inspiration to turn one of their boxed frozen seafood products into an amazing entree , that will surely have your family wondering if it is fresh or frozen.  More times than not, they will think you slaved over the stove to infuse so much flavor into the fish fillets. :-)

Recently, I was sent a fun review pack from Gorton's, which included free product coupons to try out new or even pick up some of my family's favorite Gorton's products.  I ended up picking up two boxes of the Gorton’s Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Classic seasonings, which my husband and I love.  While I knew my husband would know it was Gorton's based on flavor and look, I wanted to try out one of the recipes I found on the Gorton's website to create a new, unique dish, simply by using the Gorton’s Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Classic seasonings I had in the freezer.

Below is the recipe for Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Citrus Salsa, along with a photo taken from the Gorton's website.  Preparation of the dish was easy. And, the end result was "Wow!"  I couldn't believe how much flavor this recipe made the skillet crisp tilapia fillets.  I am not sure I can go back to just cooking up the tilapia fillets like I used to.

Turn this:

Spice up Skillet Crisp Tilapia for dinner with a delicious salsa of tomatoes, oranges and onions. Bold spices make for a whole new experience your family will love.

Prep Time: 10-12 minutes

Cook Time:  15 minutes

Servings:  4


4 fillets (1 package) Gorton’s Skillet Crisp Tilapia with Classic seasonings
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
2 navel oranges, large - peeled, sectioned and chopped
1/2 cup green onions, sliced
6 Tbsp cilantro, fresh - chopped (divided)
2 tsp jalapeno pepper (optional), finely chopped, seeded
2 to 3 Tbsp olive oil


  1. In large bowl, combine tomatoes, oranges, green onions, 4 tablespoons cilantro and jalapeno pepper. Season, with salt and ground black pepper, if desired; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, blend olive oil, remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro. Brush both sides of fish fillets with cilantro spread. Arrange frozen fish fillets, leaving space between fillets and cook at medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes, turning fillets over as needed until fish is fully cooked.
  3. Top each fish fillet with a couple tablespoons of reserved citrus salsa.

Have you tried any of Gorton's frozen products?  If so, do you have a favorite? And, have you had an opportunity to try out one of the many recipes available on the Gorton's website that use this frozen fish?  To browse the recipe section, click here now --

If you have never tried Gorton's frozen seafood and love seafood, then make a point to pick up a box the next time you go food shopping.  Once you try one of their products, you will fall in love with Gorton's just like my family and so many others have.  To become familiar with the Gorton's product offering, stop by now to explore products. available.  While there, make sure you download a coupon to save on your next Gorton's frozen fish purchase.  And, don't forget to check out the recipes section to find recipes to turn a simple box of Gorton's seafood into something truly amazing! 

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Disclosure: I received free product from Gorton's to help facilitate my review of their frozen seafood line.  However, all views shared are mine and mine alone.

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