The Lenten season is here, and with it, the annual restaurant rollout of seafood and other meatless items to accommodate those who will eschew meat in their diets on various days through Easter.
While many restaurants now offer meatless items year-round, these are some of the limited-time menu offerings at fast food chains this year.
A&W Restaurants are serving a trio of pub-style baskets, which include fries, coleslaw, and a seafood entrée. Options include three pieces of fried cod, 16 pieces of fried shrimp or two cod sliders. The cod sliders, which include tartar sauce and dill pickles, are also available separately.
Arby’s has introduced a pair of fried fish sandwiches. The chain’s Crispy Fish sandwich features Alaskan pollock, lettuce, and tartar sauce on a sesame seed bun, while the King’s Hawaiian Fish Deluxe adds tomato and cheddar cheese, and swaps out the sesame seed bun for a King’s Hawaiian one.
Carl’s Jr. has reintroduced its beer-battered fish sandwich. The sandwich is made with a beer-battered Alaskan pollock fillet, lettuce, and tartar sauce on a sesame seed bun. It costs $3.29 for one, but you can get two for $5.
Dairy Queen is offering a wild Alaskan pollock sandwich with a breaded Alaskan pollock fillet, lettuce and tartar sauce. It sells for $5.99, or $7.99 in a combo.
Del Taco has brought back its crispy shrimp — now available sans sauce (“classic”) or drizzled with honey mango — again this year. Crispy shrimp tacos are $2.99 each, or two for $5.
The chain has also introduced an Epic Crispy Fish and Guac burrito, made with beer-battered Alaskan pollock, a lettuce blend, fresh guacamole, diced tomatoes, crunchy tortilla strips and avocado Caesar dressing. It sells for $5.59.
El Pollo Loco has also brought shrimp back to its menu. The chain’s Baja shrimp taco is available for $3.69, but the shellfish can be substituted for the chicken in other entrées for an additional charge.
Jack in the Box has brought back its fish sandwich in both standard and deluxe versions. The standard version has a panko-crusted Alaskan pollock fillet, lettuce and tartar sauce, while the deluxe adds a second fillet, two slices of American cheese and tomato. The standard will set you back around $4, while the deluxe …
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