Seafood Fans, It’s Time You Tried These Shrimp Dishes
Marriott Hotel Manila is serving an array of shrimp dishes to support the nationwide Sustainable Seafood awareness campaign.
Imagine fresh, sumptuous premium quality black tiger prawns—called Selva Shrimps—marinated in spicy and flavorful Indonesian Sambal and grilled to perfection. Or shrimps are made into Manila-style sisig. According to Marriott Executive Chef Meik Brammer, “We don’t just serve high-quality dishes but also use ingredients sourced responsibly.”
Marriott Hotel Manila is one of the hotels supporting the nationwide Sustainable Seafood awareness campaign, a celebration of food and a venue for sharing the best practices in sustainable fisheries by various stakeholders. This is the third Sustainable Seafood Week in the Philippines, which is taking place from February 26 to March 18, 2018 in various locations in Manila.
Selva shrimps have a “Best Choice” rating for sustainability because these are naturally raised in mangrove forests, no fertilizers or chemicals were used and supports small farming communities in Southeast Asia. It is considered a healthy shrimp for its firm texture, succulent flavor and vibrant color. According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), shrimps are the most traded marine product today and constantly increase by 10 percent annually.
Shrimp Kuapao in buns
Selva Shrimps are also available at the Marriott’s Greatroom lobby lounge as bar snacks. The menu includes Boiled Shrimps with sausage and potatoes on the side, Baked Shrimps with chimps and dips, Okoy or shrimp fritters, and Shrimp Kuapao in a bun.
These shrimp dishes are available at the Marriott Café (buffet price of P1,950 for lunch and P2,150 for dinner). Marriott Hotel Manila is at Resorts Drive, Resorts World, Pasay City.