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Here’s Why Surimi Seafood (Imitation Crab) Should Be Your Go-To Protein

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You’ve definitely seen surimi seafood (aka imitation crab) bundled into a sushi roll or starring in a seafood salad, but have you ever thought about bringing it into your own kitchen? If not, you should! Trans-Ocean’s Crab Classic surimi seafood products are made from real fish—sustainably caught Wild Alaska Pollock—so they’re a good source of protein and omega-3s. Plus, it’s precooked, so it saves you time and effort, too. Below, find even more reasons why surimi seafood should be your new go-to.

Salad

Always Ready to Go

Whether you're whipping up a quick snack or a main course, surimi seafood will cut down your prep time because it's precooked. Simply toss it into salads, sandwiches, breakfast quiches, and more dishes to effortlessly add more protein. And if you’re preparing for a big party in a pinch, you can throw together apps like a savory surimi seafood crab dip that will take under 10 minutes to assemble. 

Pita sandwich

Versatility

When it comes to surimi seafood-friendly recipes, the options are endless! Mix it with seasonings and julienned veggies before dolloping on lettuce leaves for a low-carb and high-protein appetizer. Add protein to your mac 'n’ cheese by folding in delicious flakes of Crab Classic. Surimi seafood quesadillas are simple snacks or starters that the whole family will love. From cold salads to warm main dishes, the possibilities are endless. 

Sandwiches

Great Flavor and Texture

Crab Classic surimi seafood is made with Wild Alaska Pollock, a fish with a fantastically firm texture that’s similar to cod. In several varieties from flakes to chunks, the surimi can blend easily into any dish—yet it won’t get lost or mushy. It’s also flavored with real crab, so there’s no missing that classic flavor. 

Seafood pasta

High in Protein and a Good Source of Omega-3s

Looking to get more protein and omega-3s into your diet?  Look no further than Crab Classic. Whether you're enjoying it as a snack or as part of a meal, you know you're eating something that’s not only tasty, but good for you, too. 

Seafood omelette

More Affordable Than Crab

Affordability is another key factor in making surimi seafood one of your go-to protein sources. On average, a bag of Crab Classic surimi costs significantly less than Alaska King Crab legs. The lower price point also lets you get more creative in the kitchen, experimenting with different dishes.

Seafood casserole

Visit the Trans-Ocean website for more information, recipes, and nutritional facts.