SEATTLE — Aqua Star is answering the call for quick meal solutions with new MicroSteam Seafood Bowls.
Microwavable in 5 minutes or less, the frozen 8-oz bowls feature Aqua Star’s proprietary MicroSteam film that locks in steam to cook food evenly with no fishy odor, the company said. The offerings combine sustainable shrimp, pollock or salmon with vegetables and spices served over pasta, rice or grits.
The Shrimp Scampi bowl is made with shrimp, linguine pasta, carrots, scampi sauce and Parmesan cheese. The dish contains 300 calories and 16 grams of protein.
The Shrimp Ramen offering includes shrimp, ramen noodles, carrots, bok choy and green onions in a Japanese-style broth. The meal contains 260 calories and 16 grams of protein.
The Shrimp Pad Thai variety features shrimp, rice noodles, bean sprouts, egg, green onions, peanuts and pad thai sauce. The gluten-free dish contains 290 calories and 15 grams of protein.
The Shrimp & Grits bowl is made with shrimp, smoky gouda cheese grits, bacon, poblano peppers and Cajun-style sauce. The meal contains 220 calories and 12 grams of protein.
The Salmon Teriyaki offering includes Atlantic salmon, brown rice, carrots, onions, edamame and ginger teriyaki sauce. The gluten-free dish contains 330 calories and 18 grams of protein.
The Sesame Ginger Wild Alaskan Pollock variety features Alaskan pollock, brown rice, broccoli florets, red bell pepper, onion and sesame ginger sauce. The gluten-free meal contains 300 calories and 14 grams of protein.
“Our MicroSteam Seafood Bowls are a great solution for those looking for something a little more inspired than usual,” said Dirk Leuenberger, president and chief executive officer of Aqua Star. “We’ve created a product line that people can stock up on and have on-hand when working from home with a house full of family. At the same time, we wanted something that gave people a bit of joy and comfort, as well as a healthy meal. Whether for lunch or a light dinner, our MicroSteam Bowls are a delicious, healthy, easy-prep solution that's ready for you whenever and wherever you find yourself.”
Aqua Star MicroSteam Seafood Bowls retail for $5.99 per bowl at retailers nationwide. The bowls are the second offering in Aqua Star’s MicroSteam line, following the launch of MicroSteam Seafood Meals in March.