Industry News | February 6, 2017

Baja Shrimp is Back at El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco announced the return of fan favorite Baja Shrimp, featured in four new, hand-crafted items. The new Shrimp Avocado Baja Tacos, Shrimp Tostada, Garlic Butter Shrimp Bowl, and Shrimp Wrap are prepared fresh with flavorful ingredients and are available at El Pollo Loco restaurants for a limited time only.

“We are happy to bring Baja Shrimp back in four new LA-inspired dishes that represent the intersection of seafood and streetfood,” says Ed Valle, chief marketing officer at El Pollo Loco. “Our delicious Baja Shrimp is marinated in chipotle chilies and garlic, offering the authentic, craveable flavor our fans expect from El Pollo Loco.”

The new Baja Shrimp menu includes the following:

Shrimp Avocado Baja Tacos—Two tacos with shrimp, avocado, roasted baja crema, cabbage, pico de gallo

Shrimp Tostada—Shrimp, avocado, mango salsa, beans, rice, cheese

Garlic Butter Shrimp Bowl—Shrimp, garlic butter, broccoli, rice, corn, lemon wedge

Shrimp Wrap—Shrimp, avocado, roasted baja crema, cotija cheese, pico de gallo, wheat tortilla, side salad

El Pollo Loco is passionate about creating Mexican entrees that are made with fresh ingredients and provide a healthier alternative to typical fast food. The brand's menu features its signature citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken and authentic, hand-crafted items inspired by the culinary and cultural traditions of its hometown Los Angeles.

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