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20 Great-Tasting Shrimp Recipes

Grilled and Fried, Scampi, Soups, and Salads


Shrimp Salad With Rice

Shrimp Salad With Rice

Photo: Diana Rattray
Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

Photo: Diana Rattray
Southern Fried Shrimp

Southern Fried Shrimp

Photo: Diana Rattray

Here are more than a dozen delicious shrimp recipes, including several recipes for shrimp scampi and garlic shrimp, grilled shrimp, shrimp salad recipes, and shrimp appetizers.


1. Shrimp Scampi
This popular, top rated shrimp scampi is made with plenty of butter and garlic, green onions, a little white wine, lemon juice, parsley, and seasonings.

2. Shrimp Scampi II
This version of the flavorful shrimp scampi is made olive oil and vermouth, garlic, lemon, and other seasonings.

3. Shrimp Cocktail Recipe
This shrimp cocktail recipe is super easy to prepare, and it's the perfect appetizer for a family gathering or party. Arrange the shrimp around small bowls or cocktail glasses.

4. Grilled Shrimp
Before grilling, shrimp is marinated in a mixture of lemon juice, green onions, garlic, and herbs, along with other seasonings.

5. Baked Shrimp Scampi With Lemon and Parsley
In this easy and great tasting dish, the shrimp is baked with melted butter, garlic, parsley, and other herbs and seasonings.

6. Garlic Shrimp
A quick and easy skillet shrimp with olive oil, butter, garlic, parsley, lemon, and other seasonings.

7. Shrimp with Garlic and Peppers
This sautéed recipe is made with shrimp, butter, sherry, scallions, garlic, parsley, red bell peppers, and seasonings.

8. Southern Fried Shrimp
Shrimp is seasoned then battered with a mixture of egg, cream, cornmeal, and flour. This is an easy battered and fried shrimp recipe.

9. Cajun Shrimp for Pasta
A flavorful shrimp recipe, made with garlic, peppers, stewed tomatoes, wine, Tabasco sauce, and seasonings. Top your favorite pasta with this great sauce.

10. Coconut Shrimp
Shrimp is battered and dipped in a coconut and curry powder mixture, then deep fried until golden brown. Serve this shrimp with sweet and sour sauce or your favorite dipping sauce.

11. Shrimp Salad
A shrimp salad recipe with celery, onion, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Serve this shrimp salad on romaine lettuce with tomato slices or avocado slices.

12. Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
A tasty appetizer of shrimp wrapped in a piece of bacon then broiled. Ingredients include shrimp, garlic powder, salt, and bacon.

13. Shrimp and Macaroni Salad
A shrimp salad with macaroni, celery, green onions, and tomatoes, along with a dressing of yogurt, spicy mustard, and other seasonings.

14. Shrimp Jambalaya
A great way to enjoy shrimp. This main dish jambalaya recipe is made with shrimp, garlic, tomatoes, rice, a little ham, and other chopped vegetables and seasonings.

15. Shrimp with Pasta
Shrimp is cooked with cream, pesto sauce, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and seasonings. This shrimp is served with pasta and cooked red bell pepper strips and snow peas.

16. Light and Simple Garlic Shrimp
This easy garlic shrimp is quickly cooked with just a little olive oil and butter. Serve this tasty shrimp with hot cooked rice and steamed broccoli, or serve as a protein in a hearty chopped salad.

17.Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Terri's gumbo is thick and flavorful, made with an authentic roux, shrimp, and spicy sausage and served with cooked rice.

18. Shrimp and Rice Salad
This is a tasty shrimp salad with rice, peas, celery, mayonnaise, and seasonings. This is a delicious shrimp salad, loaded with flavor and hearty enough for a main dish. Serve on a bed of romaine lettuce with sliced tomatoes on the side for a wonderful hot weather meal, or enjoy this salad any time of the year.

19. Shrimp Creole
This tasty shrimp Creole is made with tomatoes, shrimp, and celery and onion. Serve shrimp Creole with hot cooked rice.

20. Spicy Cream Sauce With Shrimp
This delicious spicy cream sauce with shrimp is a snap to prepare and tastes great over fish or pasta. Shown to the right, below, with red snapper and angel hair pasta.

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