Review: Shrimp Salad Roll from Panera Bread
Published May 30th, 2013 8:59pm by Murray
I have many food allergic reactions, but strangely enough, a few of the more prevalent ones, I’m glad to state, have prevented me. On top of that list is shrimp. I really like shrimp and that i’d hate to need to do without. Once the chance came about to examine Panera Bread’s Shrimp Salad Roll emerged, I leaped in the chance. It appeared like a great way to start the summer time (yes, it’s finally begun within MN).Before I provide you with my impressions around the sandwich, let’s discus a couple of terms. First of all, I’d as if you to understand more about what is really a &"salad&". I'd state that when you don’t have lettuce, you’re playing such things as, egg salad, potato salad and tuna salad, which contain mayonnaise. I guess you could also create a situation for pasta salad or cucumber salad which often contain oil or vinegar or some form of dressing. Next, let’s consider using the term &"summer time&" being an adjective, with special consideration because of its use within the meals industry. In a nutshell, it always signifies that the product is one thing you’d prefer to eat within the summer time. Something light and fresh, not heavy and warming. Finally, the term &"roll&" is fairly straightforward. An evening meal roll, a kaiser roll and so on a little, loaf-like bit of bread sometimes eaten like a stand-alone side, sometimes like a stand-set for a bun or sandwich bread. Now, getting explored many of these definitions, tthere shouldn't be reason behind confusion. However, things i was presented with, wasn’t things i was expecting. For reasons uknown I'd envisioned, in line with the title of the offering, a combination of shrimp (I had been presuming diced), veggies (like celery and carrots) and even perhaps some small noodles, all combined with a tangy mayonnaise base, offered as some kind of wrap. I’m unsure why I felt the necessity to break this lower into its elemental parts except to impart for you just what it is you are ordering if you choose to give mtss is a try. I'm certainly one of individuals people, with whom it's important, that the meal delivers on its expectations, even when individuals may be my very own misguided ones. It’s like whenever a catcher requires a fastball, and also the pitcher throws a curve. Whether or not the curve is a great pitch, the catcher might not understand the unexpectedness from it. I suppose things i’m finally here to state is the fact that you may enjoy this sandwich knowing what to anticipate.Panera has built a sandwich offered on the fancified hotdog-bun-like roll, with whole shrimp, spun inside a mayonnaise based sauce, and chunks of avocado on the leaf of fresh lettuce wedged in to the bun. The shrimp was plentiful, firm and attractive. The sauce was light and never overbearing, pairing well using the sprinkling of Old Bay Seasoning and tulsi adorning the very best. All this designed for a wonderful, fresh taste along with a sandwich worth getting again, especially since I understand what to anticipate. My only complaint would be that the sandwich is sort of one-dimensional. I believe adding some chopped veggies or coleslaw-like cabbage towards the shrimp &"salad&" would round this out a little. Although, the &"meal deal&" adds another element with the selection of soup or salad, so for me personally, the corn chowder helped vary the tastes when i went along. The avocado I discovered to be unnecessary and felt similar to the obligatory superfood add-in.
Pros: Nice light, fresh taste top quality shrimp soft roll.
Cons: One dimensional a little pricy.
Overall GrubGrade: 8.25/10
More Information: world wide web.panerabread.com
Calories: 640, Fat: 31g, Cholesterol: 305mg, Sodium: 930 mg, Carbs: 48g, Protein 41g
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14 comments on “ Review: Shrimp Salad Roll from Panera Bread ”
Jonathan Wayne states:
This appears like it might be incredible. The cost isn't horrible thinking about what you're getting. I'd still should you prefer a lobster roll though.
Honestly, I had been disappointed within this sandwich, especially because it breaks the $10 cost barrier.
For me personally, the real thing killer was the roll. The roll was excessively bready. I suppose I had been expecting something similar to a brand new England lobster roll except with shrimp. The roll could have been a lot better buttered and toasted because it stands, it's bready and soft and distracting.
I additionally felt the sandwich appeared undersauced in my experience. I needed a lot of lemon tarragon mayo sauce which was supposedly inside it it had been barely perceptible within my sandwich.
The clam chowder, however, was scrumptious. The soups at Panera are usually quite good which one didn’t dissatisfy.
Oh, and thank you for this review. Maybe everyone may also expand to doing reviews of comparable places like Corner Loaves of bread and Cosi?
The brand new roast beef and goat cheese sandwich at Corner Loaves of bread is scrumptious, BTW.
The complaint concerning the roll is place on, although the one I acquired I felt had an excessive amount of mayo. Granted, I favor a really light hands with mayo. My greatest complaint was it had become very difficult to eat. Shrimp and avocado stored receding after i would attempt to have a bite. There's a couple of slippery ingredients packed right into a space not big enough on their behalf. It could have been far better when the shrimp have been diced. Tasty, but poorly performed.
That’s a brand new england style hotdog roll also it’s traditional for everyone lobster rolls, clam rolls, etc with that type of bun.
I like that tyle since it enables you to definitely toast the outdoors from the bun which obviously is a lot simpler then toasting within a conventional hotdog bun. Within my area in TN we are able to have that bun at Ingles Market.
Oh, and nice review. I’d eat that sandwich but would like lobster or clams.
Panera’s &"fresh&" image is geniously calculated. Their soup is available in frozen bags and it is basically microwaved til it’s boiling. And whenever they can get individuals to pay $10 for lunchmeat, you realize you’re doing something right.
This really looks quite good, however it seems like it requires more toppings. Confused there’s no pickles/onions allow it some vinegar-y kick.
There aren’t many soups which are made completely to-order in restaurants nowadays, though. Typically, whenever you order soup in restaurants, it’s made earlier within the day, refrigerated (or, regrettably, in some instances already frozen), and reheated around the stove with simply small additions, or no.
A minimum of that’s things i’m hearing. I’ve been from restaurant kitchens for any couple of years. For many soups, that’s precisely what you need to do, however if you simply’re doing that to something similar to a tomato or broccoli soup, it’s lazy.
Jonathan Wayne states:
There's an incredible soup restaurant/local franchise within my area plus they only do soups and they're all freshly done everyday, so it is possible.