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30 Quick and Easy Shrimp Recipes You’ll Love

We have something to confess, Seafoodies! 

It’s time we let you in on one of our favorite cooking secrets and tell you about the wonders of shrimp. Not only are these little kitchen lifesavers delicious and versatile, but shrimp are also a quick and easy option for creating mouthwatering dishes in no time. When it comes to shrimp, the old saying about “good things coming in small packages” is true! A 3-ounce serving of shrimp (approximately 4 large) is, on average, only 85 calories and bursting with heart-healthy protein, omega-3s for immune and brain health and iodine for thyroid health.

Whether you’re a beginner in the kitchen or a seasoned chef looking for some new culinary inspiration, this guide will take you on a delightful voyage through our ultimate collection of 30 simple, yet scrumptious, shrimp recipes. Get ready to satisfy your taste buds and impress your family and friends! From appetizers to main courses, we’ve got you covered with an array of dishes that are sure to become your new go-to favorites. 

Our Favorite Garlic Shrimp Scampi Recipe

This lemony, garlicky and irresistibly delicious recipe comes together in just 20 minutes, making it the perfect choice for any special occasion or weeknight dinner. 

Simple Shrimp and Avocado Toast

Individually shrimp, avocado, and whole-grain bread are tasty. But together, they create a creamy-crunchy meal that’s out of this world! 

Shrimp and Egg Breakfast Burritos

Whether you’re in a rush or have time to spare, a versatile and portable burrito is a great option for breakfast, lunch or dinner! 

Honey Garlic Shrimp Skewers

These skewers are a sweet and savory delight that can be served as appetizers, paired with grilled veggies or added to a refreshing seasonal salad.

Shrimp and Pesto Naan Pizza

Shrimp and Pesto Naan Pizza

Mama Mia! Elevate your pizza night with our delicious spin on traditional flavors! This homemade pie features naan bread topped with zesty pesto and tender shrimp.

Mediterranean Baked Shrimp with Whipped Feta

Prepare to be delighted by a sensory extravaganza as this dish bursts with aromatic veggies, velvety whipped feta and juicy shrimp. 

Air Fryer Thai Coconut Shrimp

Great for a vacation state of mind or anytime—transport yourself to paradise with our easy air fryer coconut shrimp. 

Cheesy Shrimp Breakfast Casserole

Rise and shine with ease, as busy mornings bow down to our pescatarian breakfast casserole. Packed with layers of wholesome veggies, succulent shrimp and a blanket of cheese, it’s a make-ahead marvel! 

Vietnamese Shrimp Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Shrimp Spring Rolls

Spring rolls are always a healthy hit for picnics, snacks or any gathering! No matter how you serve them, we guarantee they’ll get snapped up in a hurry. 

Air Fryer Tempura Shrimp

Air Fryer Tempura Shrimp

Air fry your shrimp tempura for a guilt-free meal that’s big on crunch and low in calories! 

Light Shrimp Scampi Skewers

These kebabs are packed with good-for-you flavor, marrying lemon zest, the heat of red pepper flakes and scrumptious shrimp together into one fun, fabulous dish!

Holiday Entertaining Appetizer: Coconut Shrimp

Coconut Shrimp with 2-Ingredient Dipping Sauce

Your guests will declare you the ultimate “host with the most” when you serve up a tantalizing tray of sweet coconut shrimp.

Grilled Shrimp Tacos

With a quick 30-minute prep time, these tacos are perfect for celebrating Taco Tuesday—or any day of the week!

Caribbean Shrimp with Tropical Fruit

With its exotic flavor profile and festive presentation, this islands-inspired dish is sure to impress at your next dinner party!

Instant Pot Shrimp & Cheesy-Chive Grits

Ah, if only everything in life were as comforting as Instant Pot shrimp and cheesy grits.

Baked Spinach & Artichoke Shrimp Dip

If you want to be the talk of the tailgate, try this easy-to-make shrimp dip! To score extra points, pair it with fresh veggies. 

Grilled Shrimp and Pasta with Lemon-Garlic Sauce

Between the amazing flavor profile and quick cook time, this grilled pasta perfection will become an instant staple in your mealtime repertoire. 

Creamy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta

A shrimp pasta recipe that tastes delicious and is super easy to prepare? It’s a win-win for everyone! 

Kale Caesar with Shrimp or Salmon

Kale, Caesar! Topped with a tangy yogurt-anchovy dressing and cheese shavings, feast on our 20-minute shrimp salad for a sensational seafood twist on a culinary favorite. 

Air Fryer Shrimp Po’ Boy Burgers with Remoulade Sauce

These air fried Cajun-seasoned shrimp burgers capture the essence of a classic po’ boy sandwich, offering a crunchy seafood delight that will leave you craving more.

Cream Cheese Shrimp Dip

With homemade sauce under piles of yummy shrimp, this cream cheese dip is not your mother’s shrimp cocktail. 

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

Talk about explosive flavor! Chili-spiked shrimp steals the show in this popular restaurant-inspired dish.

Buttery Cast-Iron Shrimp with Winter Salad

A match made in seafood heaven—sweet shrimp mellows the bitterness of sharp greens, resulting in a delicious and satisfying warm salad.

Shrimp & Grits

Treat yourself to the ultimate southern comfort food with a steaming bowl of shrimp & grits. Creamy, cheesy and packed with shrimp—dinner time doesn’t get much better than this!  

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas With Jalapeño Cream Sauce

Wrap these enchiladas in the tortilla of your choice, then sit back and bask in the heavenly aroma of shrimp smothered in rich jalapeño cream sauce.

Greek Shrimp Orzo

When life gets too hectic, slow down with this easy-to-assemble slow cooker recipe that simmers away on its own.

Sheet-Pan Chipotle-Lime Shrimp Bake

Who doesn’t love a good one-pan wonder?! There’s a reason this quick chipotle-lime shrimp bake is always at the top of our favorites list. 

Shrimp Chowder

With every spoonful, this hearty chowder will warm up your home, and your appetite, with a delightful medley of succulent shrimp, crispy bacon and tender potatoes. 

Shrimp Caesar Pasta Salad

For a lighter version of this creamy shrimp pasta salad, use low-calorie mayo and swap the sour cream for low-fat yogurt—or enjoy as-is! 

Wolfgang Puck’s Tomato Risotto With Shrimp

Trust us. Risotto can be easy to prepare. Just follow this foolproof recipe for a decadent shrimp dish fit for food royalty (like yourself)!  

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