Red Lobster has launched a new menu at its nearly 700 locations nationwide.
The chain based in Orlando, Fla., has introduced the following smaller dishes that it’s calling Tasting Plates, with an average price of $4.99
Yucatan Shrimp: Two jumbo shrimp roasted in chile-lime butter with jalapeños and caramelized pineapple
Petite Red Lobster Roll: Warm Maine lobster brushed with butter in a toasted roll
Loaded Seaside Fries: Seasoned fries topped with Monterey Jack cheese, clam strips, clam chowder and green onion
Shrimp Potstickers: Three pan-fried dumplings topped with spicy sauce and green onions
Dragon Broccoli: Fried broccoli florets with spicy sauce topped with fried chiles
Red Lobster also has introduced for globally-inspired entrées priced from $10.49 to $16.99. Prices vary by location:
Dragon Shrimp: Fried shrimp tossed in spicy sauce
Southwest-style Tacos: Three tacos filled with choice of grilled shrimp, chicken, tilapia or lobster meat, topped with roasted corn, avocado salsa and jalapeño ranch dressing
Yucatan Tilapia and Shrimp: Grilled tilapia and roasted jumbo shrimp in chile lime butter with caramelized pineapple
Pub-Style Fish and Chips: Batter-fried wild Alaska white fish with tartar sauce, coleslaw and fries.
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