25 Easy Shrimp Recipes for Every Occasion
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From dinner to appetizers and more, our latest collection of 25 Easy Shrimp Recipes for Every Occasion really does cover the whole spectrum. You'll love how quick and easy it is to cook favorites, including our best shrimp scampi recipe, shrimp pasta recipes, and many many more. Seafood has plenty of good-for-you nutrients, making these shellfish dishes true must-makes. So grab a plate and get ready to dig right in!
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Not for the weak-hearted, an appetizer-sized serving of this rich and creamy pasta 'n' shrimp dish is just the right "starter" for our big meal to come.
If you like a little kick and a ton of flavor in your seafood dishes then you're gonna love our Shrimp 'n' Pasta. We take flavorful veggies and herbs, as well as some shrimp and picante sauce, and combine 'em together to create a shrimp pasta masterpiece!
You might expect to pay quite a bit for shrimp scampi at a nice restaurant. But look how simple it is to make this lighter version at home (and you get to keep some of that savings in your wallet).
You don't have to go to The Big Easy to get that jazzy southern flavor you're craving. Just make our Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta, and we can bet your gang'll throw you your own parade right in your kitchen!
Shrimp & Rice
Now you can make Shrimp Fried Rice, a famous -- and famously delectable -- Chinese take-out dish, right at home. And when your friends and family try it, they'll think you ordered from the most authentic Chinese restaurant in town!
Yes, dinner can be on the table in five minutes with our fast, easy recipe for Five Minute Shrimp. Just a few ingredients and a skillet are all it takes to turn out a restaurant-quality meal that tastes amazing.
Chef Marcela Valladolid visited Mr. Food and shared this authentic Mexican recipe. Quick-cooking shrimp is so versatile, it pairs with almost any seasonings. Serve this over fluffy rice to soak up every last drop of creamy sauce with its hint of spice.
We wouldn't be surprised if one bite of this All-In-One Paella has you dancing the Spanish flamenco! This dish is full of color, full of spice, and full of flavor. Plus, with so many goodies inside you're going to feel like you're eating your way through a treasure chest of yummy.
Shrimp & Grits
Paula Deen graciously shared her recipe for mouthwatering Shrimp and Grits with Howard and the Test Kitchen at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. If you've got a craving for this southern classic, this is the only way to go!
Everyone loves using the slow-cooker when we come out with dishes like this Creamy Shrimp 'n' Grits. It's melt-in-your-mouth tender and oh-so-smooth! Mmm mmm!
Shrimp and grits has been a breakfast staple in Southern kitchens for a long time, but, over the years, word has spread across the country about how amazing this dish is. Now, folks are enjoying Southern Shrimp and Grits almost everywhere! With lots of creamy, cheesy goodness and flavor-packed shrimp...it's hard to resist!
Our Coconut Shrimp recipe will take your taste buds to the tropics! It has a restaurant-worthy crispy, sweet coating sure to satisfy your crunch cravings!
Most every Southern coastal town has loads of fresh shrimp available, and with frying being a favorite regional preparation, our Perfect Fried Shrimp recipe proves that the two go hand in hand!
This cool twist on a classic hot dish will have everyone savoring the flavors of scampi! Your company will scamper away from the table satisfied, happy, and begging for the recipe!
Wouldn't it be nice to serve up a big platter of shrimp scampi to your party guests? Sure, it would, but the price wouldn't be so nice, so we came up with this less-expensive Shrimp Scampi Pasta Salad that has a great "pricey" taste!
Get ready to join the "winner's circle" with this creamy pasta salad loaded with fresh asparagus, tomatoes, and shrimp. Our Winner's Circle Pasta Salad is a rave-worthy dish that's fit for your next get-together. This shrimp pasta salad is a make-ahead dish, which means there's no rushing on the day-of!
If you love Caesar salad and you love shrimp, you're gonna love this variation on traditional Caesar salad. This salad's sure to get everybody's attention. After all, don't they say that variety is the spice of life?
Shrimp Other Ways
Ready for a new kind of shrimp recipe? Say good-bye to steamed shrimp cocktail, because our jazzy Louisiana Shrimp Bake is to-die-for! Baking the shrimp gives them that plump, pop that we all love. Your taste buds will be tinglin' when you pop these sensationally seasoned shrimp in your mouth.
This no-cook Chilled Shrimp Cocktail Soup is an all-around refreshing cold soup. Frozen, cooked salad shrimp add exciting taste and texture to a bowl of fresh diced veggies swimming in a broth that features chilled vegetable juice.
Our light and satisfying batter-dipped Baked Pub-Style Shrimp is perfect to satisfy your cravings for fried foods without tipping the scale. We can stick to our diets and still enjoy full flavor.
Boiling water is the only skill required to make our hearty and tasty Low Country Shrimp Boil. So you don't have to be a professional chef in order to get this delicious meal on the table!
Throw your shrimp, sausage and veggies together in this quick and tasty one-pot recipe. The taste of our Shrimp Boil is so spicy and original that it's sure to please even non-seafood lovers!
Want to be the hit of the party circuit? Then you must try our easy Baked Shrimp Dip. Made from bite-sized frozen salad shrimp and lots of convenient items from the market dairy case, this hot-out-of-the-oven creamy spread will disappear in a flash.
Trendy flatbreads are all the rage at restaurants and our easy Mexican Shrimp Flatbread will turn mealtime into a fiesta. Made from readily available ingredients we probably have in our fridge, these fresh tasting appetizers will win you raves.
Looking for more great seafood recipes? Check 'em out in our free eCookbook, Gone Fishin': 45 Easy Fish Recipes for Salmon, Tuna, Shellfish, & More!
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