Shrimp are incredibly versatile, quick and easy to cook. We’ve rounded up 20 of the Best Shrimp Recipes which are a welcome change from eating chicken for dinner every day.
Unlike chicken, shrimp can be thawed in minutes and also cooks very quickly. Best of all, shrimp are a healthy, low-fat source of protein.
This shrimp recipe is succulent with amazing garlic and butter flavors. Enjoy it as an appetizer or toss it with your favorite pasta and some steamed broccoli for a complete meal! We’ll share with you some tips on how to cook tiger shrimp so it’s tender, plump, and juicy.
Tired of boring mid-week lunches? Kick it up a notch with this tasty shrimp Carbonara, just like they do at Olive Garden! Made with fresh, flavorful ingredients and seasoned with herbs, this is a meal the whole family will enjoy.
This is one of the all-time best sushi dishes at Japanese restaurants. Filled with shrimp tempura and cucumber, dragon roll sushi has a delicious avocado topping, resembling the scales of a dragon. We’ll share all the tips and tricks so that you can easily make them at home!
This recipe is sweet and spicy, packed with flavors and made with the easiest, and most delicious sriracha sauce! Better and healthier than Applebee’s sriracha shrimp!
This traditional southern boil is just spicy enough and full of tender shrimp. Enjoy this Cajun classic with corn, sausage and crab legs.
Sous vide shrimp are extra tender and juicy because of this special cooking method. You simply can’t achieve this texture with stovetop cooking.
A thick, hearty gumbo is a southern comfort in a bowl. Shrimp, vegetables and sausages make this gumbo satisfying and delicious.
With an Instant Pot, you can cook frozen shrimp without having to thaw first. Honey garlic shrimp are sweet, spicy and super easy to make.
These shrimp fajitas are mouth-watering delicious! And you can make them in just 20 minutes with no marinating required. It’s a delicious lunch or dinner idea that everyone will love.
You won’t be able to tell that this meal isn’t from your favorite Thai restaurant. This Shrimp Pad Thai recipe is filling and full of veggies.
These shrimp tacos are an insanely delicious meal with blackened shrimp, avocado, mango, purple cabbage, fresh lime and cilantro. They make a healthy and flavorful meal everyone will love with only 15 minutes of preparation. Good to the last bite!
This makes an irresistible appetizer that’s tender on the inside, and crispy, sweet and crunchy on the outside. They’re mouthwateringly delicious and the first to go at a party!
Shrimp cauliflower fried rice is keto friendly and low calorie for a healthy meal that comes together in minutes.
This versatile shrimp salad can be served on its own as an appetizer or stuffed into a wrap for a quick lunch. Serve chilled for a refreshing summer dish.
Lemon, butter and garlic make a classic sauce that is simply delicious with shrimp. Serve with pasta or roasted potatoes.
Lemon, garlic and spices make this shrimp scampi anything but boring. Best of all, they can be cooked in your Instant Pot for a hassle-free weeknight dinner.
When you want something simple and satisfying, your best bet might be this easy shrimp pasta. It’s ready to eat in just twenty minutes.
Shrimps are cooked in a buttery garlic sauce and tossed in spaghetti for those nights when you want something extra nice for dinner.
With an air fryer, you can have plump, succulent shrimp in less than ten minutes. Best of all, there’s no thawing necessary.
This quick and easy appetizer is always a crowd pleaser. Serve with a classic cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.
Easy Shrimp Recipe with Garlic and Butter
- 1 ½ pounds tiger shrimp
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons minced garlic
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
- Heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter in a large frying pan or skillet. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds – 1 minute until fragrant.
- Add the shrimp, season with salt and pepper to taste and sauté for 1-2 minutes on one side until it just begins to turn pink. Flip the shrimp to the other side.
- Pour in the broth and bring to a simmer for about 1-2 minutes until the broth reduces by half and the shrimp is cooked through. The shrimp cooks very fast, so don’t let it cook for too long.
- Stir in the remaining butter, lemon juice and parsley and immediately remove the pan from the heat.
- Serve over rice or pasta with steamed veggies and garlic bread.