24 Shrimp Recipes Destined To Become Your Favorite

Are you looking for recipe ideas to use that extra bag of frozen shrimp? You’re in luck because I have plenty of recipes to share. These will inspire you to create delicious shrimp recipes that showcase their versatility, making them an excellent choice for an easy weeknight dinner or a fancy date night meal at home.

1. Sheet Pan Pineapple Shrimp

A white bowl filled with Sheet Pan Pineapple Shrimp served over riced cauliflower.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

The love affair with shrimp continues with another must-try recipe: Sheet Pan Pineapple Shrimp. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to make for dinner, you have just been officially “un-stuck”.

2. Healthy Shrimp Pad Thai

A white plate holds a serving of shrimp pad thai. Chopsticks rest on the side of the plate.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

This Healthy Shrimp Pad Thai recipe is another testament to how wonderful the combination of shrimp and Thai flavors is. No need to buy takeout because this homemade version is not only healthier, but it tastes as good, if not better.

3. Healthy Shrimp Scampi

Homemade Cooked Shrimp Scampi with Pasta with Parsley
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This healthy shrimp scampi recipe will give your favorite pasta dish a deliciously healthy makeover. If you love shrimp scampi, this healthy version will become your new favorite. It gives your favorite pasta dish a deliciously healthy makeover, ensuring you can enjoy the classic taste with a nutritious twist.

4. Garlic Lime Shrimp

A closeup of garlic lime shrimp on a white surface with a sued lime half sitting to the side.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Give these garlic lime shrimp a try for dinner tonight. It doesn’t get any easier than this, and those flavors won’t disappoint even the pickiest eaters. Plus, it’s ready in just 25 minutes.

5. Coconut Curry Shrimp

A blue, decorative bowl filled with coconut curry shrimp. Black chopsticks lay over the top of the bowl.
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This coconut curry shrimp recipe is the reason shrimp exist. Comforting, delicious, and just a joy to eat. If you haven’t tried it yet, do yourself a favor and bookmark this recipe now.

6. Shrimp And Asparagus Skillet

A white bowl is filled with this shrimp asparagus skillet recipe. It shows shrimp, asparagus pieces and some fresh greens.
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Sometimes, the best meals are the quickest. But let’s face it, flavor matters, so I came up with this shrimp and asparagus skillet recipe. It has tons of flavor in every bite.

7. Italian Shrimp

A side view of a white bowl filled with Italian shrimp.
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These Italian Shrimp are destined to become the highlight of your dinner plate. The best part is that this dish comes together so quickly. It’s terrific as a stand-alone dish but would also be equally good over a plate of pasta.

8. Thai-Style Shrimp

A white bowl filled with Thai-Style Shrimp.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Shrimp and Thai flavors are a match made in heaven. If you love Thai food and you’ve got a bag of frozen shrimp at home, this Thai-Style Shrimp recipe is a no-brainer. You will savor it to the last bite.

9. Spicy Orange Shrimp

A white bowl holding spice orange cinnamon shrimp.
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These spicy orange shrimp are a delicious recipe that can be enjoyed by itself, mixed with rice and veggies, or added to a green salad. If that’s not enough to convince you, this recipe comes together in under 30 minutes.

10. Egg Scramble With Shrimp

A white plate filled with shrimp scrambled eggs.
Photo Credit: Nataliya Arzamasova/Shutterstock.

This egg scramble with shrimp is fast, simple, and filling for breakfast. Who knew that adding shrimp could elevate a breakfast staple? Grab that frozen bag of shrimp and make your morning meals extra delicious.

11. Shrimp Campachana

A glass filled with shrimp campachana.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

This delicious shrimp campachana can be enjoyed in a traditional cocktail style, in mini tortilla cups as appetizers, as tostada toppings, stuffed in avocado halves, added to salad greens, used as a quesadilla filling, tossed over nachos, or served as healthy lettuce wraps. There are so many ways to serve this. But no matter what you pick, it’ll be absolutely delicious.

12. Shrimp And Kale Salad

A closeup of a wood bowl filled with shrimp and kale salad.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

This shrimp and kale salad is the perfect blend of seafood and veggies. It’s a light and healthy lunch that will fill you up with fiber and lean protein. It’s a great lunch option thanks to the healthy fats from the avocado and delicious dressing.

13. Popcorn Shrimp Recipe With Coconut Breading

A wooden bowl lined with parchment paper and filled with popcorn shrimp.
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Love popcorn shrimp? This easy recipe is tasty and delicious and gives you tender shrimp with crispy coconut breading. Popcorn shrimp is a delicious finger-food meal option that pairs well with many side dishes. It is quick to make and is absolutely delicious.

14. Shrimp And Avocado Salad

An overhead view of a white bowl filled with shrimp and avocado salad.
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Whip up this healthy shrimp and avocado salad for a quick lunch or a light dinner. Packed with shrimp, avocado, onions, and tomatoes, it fills you up yet is light on the tummy.

15. Sheet Pan Garlic Lemon Shrimp

Sheet pan garlic shrimp laying on a baking pan smothered in butter and parsley.
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Delicious sheet pan garlic butter shrimp that is easy to make, healthy, and bursting with flavor. Enjoy this with rice, a side of veggies, or even cauliflower rice if you want to keep it low-carb. This is a super easy dish to make.

16. Barbecued Southwestern Chicken And Shrimp Skillet

Barbecued Southwestern Chicken And Shrimp Skillet in a cast iron skillet on a wood surface.
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This barbecued southwestern chicken and shrimp skillet recipe is perfect for summer grilling. But you can make this on a grilled indoors as well. Either way, it’s super filling and super delicious. Kind of like surf n’ turf, but with chicken and shrimp.

17. Hearty Fish Stew With Shrimp

An overhead view of a wooden bowl filled with Chunky Fish Stew.
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If you love a hearty stew, this fish stew should be right up your alley. It’s hearty and filling, and the flavor is mild but tasty and definitely comforting. It’s easy to make, and you can freeze leftovers for future meals.

18. Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

Shrimp fajita ingredients spread out on a baking sheet.
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This sheet-pan shrimp fajitas recipe is a fast and easy dinner that requires little prep and ends with very little clean-up. You can go as minimal or robust as you want with the spices, and use these shrimp to build the best seafood fajitas you’ll ever make.

19. Shrimp Spinach Sunny Side Up Omelette

An overhead view of a shrimp and spinach omelette.
Photo Credit: XOXO Bella.

Low in carbs and high in flavor, this shrimp spinach sunny-side-up omelet makes an amazing breakfast. The protein will fill you up and keep you full until lunch. It’s great for enjoying for breakfast or sharing for brunch.

20. General Tso Shrimp

An overhead view of a white bowl filled with general tso shrimp and.a side of broccoli.
Photo Credit: Running To The Kitchen.

If you love General Tso shrimp as a takeout meal, this easy copycat version is one you will love. It’s a one-pot meal that takes only 10 minutes to make. Enjoy it on its own, or serve it over rice.

21. Shrimp Ceviche

An overhead view of a white bowl filled with shrimp ceviche.
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This appetizer is sure to impress. Mix up a fresh batch of this shrimp ceviche and let it marinate for a couple of hours in natural citrus juice. Serve with some corn chips, and watch people’s faces light up. Just be prepared to hand out copies of the recipe…

22. Cilantro Lime Shrimp

An overhead view of a bowl of cilantro lime shrimp with dressing drizzled over the top.
Photo Credit: Feels Like Home.

This simple, easy cilantro lime shrimp recipe can be used to make tacos, burritos, burrito bowls, and so much more. Just marinate the shrimp, and let it soak up all those delicious flavors. It’s great served over rice too.

23. Seafood Paella with Mussels, Shrimp and Chorizo

A closeup of a white bowl filled with Seafood Paella with Mussels, Shrimp and Chorizo.
Photo Credit: XOXO Bella.

If you need an easy dish that impresses, try this delicious Spanish Seafood Paella with Mussels, Shrimp and Chorizo. Even beginning cooks can master this one with ease.

24. Taco Shrimp

A closeup of taco shrimp with a lime slice.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

If you love the flavor of tacos, don’t miss out on this shrimp dish. You can stuff it into tacos or burritos, add it to lettuce wraps, or eat it as is with a side of veggies. Either way, these taco shrimp are sure to please.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

A dutch oven with a cooked whole chicken topped with rosemary twigs.
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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

Author: Tiffany McCauley

Title: Food and Travel Journalist

Expertise: Food, cooking, travel


Tiffany McCauley is a nationally syndicated journalist and an award-winning cookbook author and food blogger. She has been featured on MSN, Huffington Post, Country Living Magazine, HealthLine, Redbook, and many more. Her food specialty is healthy comfort food recipes.

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