Everyone loves shrimp and, whatever way you like to cook them, we’ve got you covered. Whether it’s grilled, baked, fried, Instant Pot or Air Fried, you’re bound to find something you like. These 36 delicious and easy shrimp recipes from some of my blogger friends are quick and easy dinners that are bound to become new family favorites.
National Shrimp Day is Saturday and what better way to celebrate than to round up the most delicious recipes from some of my favorite food bloggers and share them with you. 🙂 And who doesn’t like shrimp? In fact, it accounts for 25% of all seafood purchases in the U.S. Now that’s a whole lotta shrimp! I fall into that “love it” category and could eat it every day. I think my favorite is Summer Shrimp Primavera but the recipes below will definitely give this one a run for its money.
The easy shrimp recipes below showcase 9 different and scrumptious ways you can cook this healthy shellfish. They run the gamut from grilled to fried, instant pot to air fryer, sauteed to steamed, slow cooker to baked and, last but not least, blackened. And, with warmer weather on the way, easy dinners are a must. Plus, since we all want to look our best in those shorts and swimsuits this summer, getting a healthy dinner on the table is just as important. Good thing that shrimp are not only delicious but healthy too!
Healthy facts about shrimp
Each shrimp has only 7 calories!
Shrimp is a great source of protein, with 26 grams in a 4-oz serving
This crustacean is also high in omega 3’s, selenium and Vitamin B12
Eating this delectable shellfish can help protect against heart failure and cardiovascular disease due to its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, help combat depression and increase cognitive functions.
Shrimp has an unusual ratio of Omega-3s to omega-6s which has been shown to help decrease high blood pressure and type-2 diabetes.
The plural of shrimp can be shrimp or shrimps
Pretty good for such a little crustacean! These easy shrimp recipes are so good that I know they will become some of your new favorites. Enjoy!
This Sheet Pan Shrimp with Pineapple has all the flavors of a stir fry except that it is made in a sheet pan! Shrimp, pineapple and crisp red bell peppers roast atop rice in this easy dinner! You may never stir fry again!
Southern Fried Shrimp is so simple to make at home. Made with a buttermilk and Old Bay seasoned flour for a crispy and delicious coating. A delicious dinner or easy appetizer for game day parties and celebrations.
Shrimp & Chorizo Skewers are a quick & easy dinner any day of the week or a perfect appetizer for your next party. Garlic marinated shrimp paired with spicy chorizo gives the perfect balance of heat and flavor.
These easy bacon wrapped shrimp appetizers will go fast once you set them down on the table! Juicy grilled shrimp wrapped in crispy bacon with an avocado salsa dipping sauce make them a favorite entertaining!
Rattlesnake Pasta is like Chicken Alfredo with a bite to it. A delicious combination of tomatoes, garlic, peppers and cheese, tossed with a cajun-spiced shrimp and served over pasta. It takes only 30 minutes, uses simple ingredients, and is a popular dinner for busy weeknights. If you like your pasta with a kick, you’ll love this!
A 20-minute Shrimp Linguine made with cherry tomatoes, white wine, garlic, chilli, and parsley. This simple Italian pasta dish is fresh, delicious and super easy to make. Serve with lemon wedges and a nice cold glass of vino.
Creamy slow cooker shrimp dip is an addicting appetizer recipe you won’t be able to get enough of. This dip recipe bursts with big pieces of shrimp and creamy flavor. You’ll love dipping anything and everything into this delicious spread.
Mexican Shrimp Boil with Chorizo puts a local spin on a beloved classic - local Gulf shrimp, locally grown corn, and Mexican grey squash are awesome on their own, but the depth of flavor that comes from a lean Mexican chorizo and beer elevates this dish to a whole new level!
Looking for a failproof shrimp biryani recipe? I have one for you! This Instant Pot recipe will yield the most flavorful biryani without a lot of hard work. If you don’t own an Instant Pot, don’t worry you can still make great tasting biryani on your stove top,