These easy and delicious shrimp recipes will put you in a coastal state of mind. Here are 35 of the best shrimp recipes to try now.
Nothing says beach vacation like… shrimp! Shrimp boils, grilling out, all the fun stuff that reminds us of why we love the seashore, am I right? In the Gulf Coast and Southern Atlantic, shrimp season is from May to December, depending on the type of shrimp. Which means we're right in the middle of prime shrimp season.
Shrimp is one of the most popular kinds of seafood and it's easy to find just about anywhere. If you're lucky enough to be somewhere that has local shrimp, these recipes will give you plenty of options. Just stop by your local fish market and get some fresh shrimp for tonight's dinner.
And if not, you can always find shrimp in the freezer section of your local grocery store. It thaws very quickly in a bowl of cold water so you can cook up a shrimp supper on the spur of the moment.
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It's the perfect meal for those relaxed beach days—or for easy entertaining during the holiday season. Shrimp dishes can make meals feel special, even though they're super simple to make.
If you buy shell-on shrimp, this tool makes it fast and easy to peel and devein the shrimp at the same time. (If they're frozen, just thaw the shrimp before peeling.)
Here's a quick video showing how to peel and devein shrimp in one step using a shrimp peeler.
Shrimp is fast and easy to cook. It’s versatile and goes into pretty much any dish you can whip up. In fact, if you have a recipe for a dish with chicken or beef, you can usually swap it out with shrimp! Try it some time and let me know how you like it.
Delicious Shrimp Recipes
Whether you’re grilling out or staying in, these shrimp recipes will make your family—and guests—very happy. From shrimp and pasta to BBQ shrimp to classics like shrimp cocktail and shrimp scampi we have you covered with these amazing shrimp recipes!
One Pot, CrockPot or Instant Pot Shrimp Recipes
- Easy Cioppino Seafood Stew
- Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo Soup
- New Orleans BBQ Shrimp
- Honey Lemon Glazed Walnut Shrimp
- Easy Shrimp Cashew Stir Fry
- Cheesy Crock Pot Shrimp and Artichoke
- Instant Pot Shrimp
- Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp Pasta Recipes
- Garlic Roasted Shrimp with Zucchini Pasta
- Creamy Tuscan Shrimp
- Spicy Shrimp Spaghetti
- Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta
- Avocado Linguine Shrimp Pasta
- Shrimp Italiano
- Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp
Grilled Shrimp Recipes
- Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp
- Grilled Sesame Shrimp with Veggies
- Grilled Shrimp Marinade with Shrimp Sauce
- Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp
- Coconut Rum Grilled Shrimp
- Grilled Corn and Shrimp Salad
- Grilled Shrimp and Scallop Kabobs
- Grilled Shrimp Corn Tacos
- Italian Grilled Shrimp Skewers
- Easy Smoked Shrimp
Shrimp Sheet Pan Recipes
- Easy Roasted Shrimp Cocktail
- Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil
- Sheet Pan Shrimp Bruschetta
- Sriracha-Spiced Shrimp and Broccoli Sheet Pan Meal
- Oven-Steamed Shrimp
More Shrimp Recipe Ideas
- Shrimp and Arugula Salad
- Easy Shrimp Fried Rice
- Shrimp Risotto with Chevre and Peas
- Spicy Shrimp Avocado Toast
- Greek Shrimp Panzanella Bread Salad
- Spicy Shrimp Poke Bowl
Which of these easy and delicious shrimp recipes are you going to try first? Let me know in the comments!
Looking for more simple seafood recipe ideas? Check out these fabulous crabcake recipes!