Our 30 Top Shrimp Recipes

Everyone's favorite quick-cooking protein, transformed into easy appetizers, dinners and more.

Linguini With Garlicky Shrimp

"This made a delicious weeknight meal. I used spaghetti and fresh garden tomatoes!"

-PaulaG

Grilled Shrimp With Garlic & Herbs

"This is perfect for a weeknight considering how quick and easy it is to prepare!"

-breezermom

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

"Simple, flavorful, wonderful. I used whole wheat pasta and extra parsley. It's also great with peas or broccoli or asparagus tossed in the pasta water for the last few minutes, then stirred in with the noodles."

-DianaEatingRichly

Bang Bang Shrimp

"This is super close to the Bonefish Grill recipe for bang bang shrimp. How do I know? I work there. Yum!"

-mcdad77

Basil Shrimp With Feta & Orzo

"I tried this recipe because I wanted to try my homemade feta. It was great and a delicious combination of flavors."

-melindacobb

Shrimp & Grits

"I make this quite a lot and sometimes add spicy habanero sausage along with the shrimp. Best I've ever had."

-NVirginian

Batter-Fried Shrimp

"These were delightful and simple to make! It only took 30 minutes MAX. We put the shrimp on our salad, but they're a great pop-in-the mouth snack, too."

-Adria82

15-Minute Shrimp Scampi

"This is a perfect basic scampi recipe. I just added some diced red bell pepper and parmesan cheese. Yummy!"

-Chef Geoff in New Orleans

Shrimp Pad Thai

"Great Pad Thai! We really enjoyed the blend of sweet, spicy, and tart flavors."

-Starrynews

Jumbo Shrimp Parmesan

"This an all-around great recipe. Simple, easy, and delicious! My guests for Christmas dinner raved."

-Big Momma

Seafood Enchiladas

"Delicious! I used whole wheat tortillas and the sherry, and these turned out wonderful."

-mommyoffour

Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

"Very tasty dish. I liked that it wasn't as heavy as other Alfredo pastas."

-Bittersweetened

Baked Coconut Shrimp

"Great recipe! I whizzed the coconut in my food processor, so it was pretty fine like the breadcrumbs."

-yogiclarebear

Garlic Shrimp

"I'd never tried garlic shrimp with paprika before, but it turned out delicious!"

-Olay H.

Cajun Seafood Pasta

"This was excellent! Nice and spicy and full of flavor. Definitely restaurant-quality and real comfort food for seafood lovers."

-lovin labs

Shrimp Stir-Fry

"Excellent! I used fresh grated ginger, and added some red pepper flakes into the sauce. It had a great zing to it!"

-sara12972

Grilled Lime Shrimp

"This was really good. The tang of the lime complemented the natural shrimp flavor. Definitely going to make again!"

-TATYANA NGAI

Caribbean Shrimp Salad

"This is an easy salad with great flavors! Perfect for a light summer meal."

-Mama's Kitchen (Hope)

Shrimp Tacos

"Awesome! I would suggest making more avocado sauce — it's great!"

-jojo0676

Shrimp & Scallops With Pesto Pasta

"This was so delicious and so fast to make! I used a little bit more pesto — so good!"

-Shoequeen26

Shrimp Fajitas

"This was simple, fast and fantastic. I added some yellow onion and hot peppers and cooked it on the grill."

-LaBcook

Coconut Shrimp & Squash

"Yum! Easy to prepare, hearty and is quite pretty. Next time, I'll serve it over basmati rice."

-Andyrain

Firecracker Shrimp

"These have some kick — just how we like it! So easy to make, too!"

-ScrappieDoo

Thai Shrimp Soup

"This soup is excellent! Truly easy and quick to prepare. We went for the full-on heat factor and used 5 teaspoons of chili paste — perfect!"

-Hipfan

Cajun Sauteed Shrimp

"These made a great appetizer and so much lower in fat than similar recipes. I didn't change a thing!"

-English_Rose

Garlic Shrimp

"I love shrimp and garlic and this recipe is one of my favorites. I usually add a little white wine."

-pink cook

Shrimp Robby

" Delicious! I used homemade barbecue sauce and fresh jalapeno peppers, with the seeds removed. It was great on the grill. "

-Starrynews

Oaxacan Grilled Shrimp

"A fantastic shrimp recipe! I love whizzing up the marinade in the blender — it works magic!"

-KendraleighB

Seafood Chowder

"This was so easy that I felt guilty! I used a can of crab and clams with the juices and made up the rest of the pound and a half with shrimp."

-Dee-Dee B

Szechwan Shrimp

"This is very good. We actually took the recipe and transformed it into shrimp tacos!"

-Diceman #2