No More 'Fish Stick Fridays' this Lenten Season with Matlaw's

Break Out of Your Shell and Discover Stuffed Clams, Scallops and More!

24 Feb, 2016, 13:00 ET from Matlaw's

GLOUCESTER, Mass., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for something new and different to serve on Fish Fridays during Lent this year? With Matlaw's Stuffed Clams, aka "America's #1 seafood appetizer", Stuffed Scallops and more, it is now easier than ever to discover delicious seafood options that will please everyone this Lenten season.

From February 10th to March 24th many people will observe Lent, abstaining from meat on Fridays and 'casting about' for other nutritious and satisfying alternatives. Matlaw's encourages consumers to 'break out of their shells' and try something different, Matlaw's Stuffed Clams. Available in multiple flavors including Bacon and Cheese, Chorizo, and the best-selling New England Style, each natural clamshell is loaded with a classic blend of golden breadcrumbs, succulent chopped clams, seasonings and more. Frozen fresh, Matlaw's Stuffed Clams are easy to find in the grocery store frozen seafood section, and are so easy to prepare even the kids can help. Simply cook them in the oven, microwave, or on the grill and serve on the half shell in just under 30 minutes. Pair with winter roasted vegetables and a Fish Friday meal is ready in a flash. Families may just find themselves eating more seafood all year long, since these great new choices are so simple to make and tasty to eat.

Emily Goodman of the popular Simply Gourmet in Southie blog says, "Matlaw's Stuffed Clams are a great seafood option any time of year and especially during Lent. They are packed with flavor, are low in sodium, and are ready in a flash, perfect for families on the go."

In celebration of Lent, and National Frozen Foods Month in March, Matlaw's encourages consumers to eat more seafood, and is offering the chance to win coupons for free Matlaw's products via Facebook by simply sharing, "Why I love Matlaw's" and including the hashtag #ILoveMatlaws.

Matlaw's 9-pack Stuffed Clams (SRP $5.99), Stuffed Scallops (SRP $5.99) and other Matlaw's frozen seafood products can be found at grocery stores nationwide. Discover even more recipes, tasty food pairing suggestions, menu recommendations, special offers, coupons and more at Matlaws.com/explore/all.

About Matlaw's
Every bite of Matlaw's seafood feeds your passion for discovery.  We take your favorite seafood to new heights and turn your dining and entertaining into an out of the ordinary, memorable experience. With over 40 suppliers across the globe that meet our Safe Quality Food (SQF) requirements, we boldly follow our passion for discovery and bring the very best quality to your table and the best price. That's a pretty big thing for a seafood company to bite off.  But we accept the challenge daily. We wouldn't have it any other way. "Discover Matlaw's" online at www.matlaws.com, and join the Matlaw's community on Facebook and Twitter

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