Get ready to embark on a delectable journey through the world of seafood. Shrimp, with its tender texture and versatile flavor, is a beloved seafood choice that never fails to impress. In this collection, we’ve rounded up a dozen recipes that showcase the delicious possibilities of shrimp, from classic favorites to innovative twists, so you can savor the best of the sea right in your own kitchen.
Instant Pot Ramen Noodles
These Ramen Noodles in the Instant Pot are served with peppers, bok choy, and shrimp, and the hoisin sauce and soy sauce give the perfect amount of unique flavor blends. With just a one minute cook time, it’s going to be on your table faster than you know it.
Shrimp Soup Recipe (Sopa de Camarones) from El Salvador
Shrimp soup is a delicious, yet under-shared recipe from El Salvador that you are going to absolutely love! The soup is broth based with just a tiny touch of cream.
Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta in the Instant Pot
If you want a 20 minute meal complete with pasta, shrimp, and a delicious (slightly spicy) sauce, this is the recipe for you! Bang Bang Shrimp is a popular appetizer at a classic chain restaurant. This meal takes the best flavors of that dish, but brings it up a notch by adding pasta and cooking it quickly in the Instant Pot.
Shrimp Scampi in the Instant Pot
The ever elegant restaurant entree that you love to order just became so much easier to make at home! This recipe for Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi cooks in– get this– 3 minutes! This is a one pot meal that you’ll love to serve up, either for a quick meal for yourself or to impress at a dinner party!
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimp Cocktail is a classic appetizer, especially around the holidays, and it’s so incredibly easy to make! My shrimp cocktail recipe has a homemade sauce and is ready in just around 10 minutes. You can make it several days ahead to make dinner prep even easier!
Easy Shrimp Breakfast Bowl Recipe
Serve up my version of shrimp and “grits” to start the morning with this easy and savory shrimp breakfast bowl.
How about a little taste of classic New Orleans and Mardi Gras with this recipe for Shrimp Etouffee? This wonderful shrimp dish starts with a dark, rich roux loaded with the “holy trinity” of Cajun cooking, which turns into a sauce that smothers each delicious shrimp.
Honey Walnut Shrimp
Skip the heavy, greasy takeout and make a better-for-you version of the Honey Walnut Shrimp. This crispy but tender shrimp in a creamy honey sauce is one of our restaurant favorites, made even better at home!
Crispy Coconut Shrimp (Fried or Baked)
There is something completely irresistible about crispy Coconut Shrimp dipped in your favorite sweet chili sauce or pina colada dipping sauce. This coconut shrimp recipe is restaurant-quality but actually really easy to make at home and way less expensive! It’s one of our favorite appetizers ever!
Spicy Shrimp (Dopeaja)
Shrimp Dopeaja is a Spicy Shrimp dish made by combining shrimp, onions, tomatoes, and spices to create a phenomenal 30-minute dinner. This dish is spicy and flavorful, and is best served over a bed of white rice.
Shrimp Stir Fry with Noodles
This Shrimp Stir Fry with Noodles from Cambodia is ready in about 10 minutes! It is made with special rice noodles, sesame oil, and shrimp and it is SO GOOD. Seriously, this stir fry is cozy and delicious and so freaking simple. Keep reading for the recipe.
Shrimp Empadinhas from Brazil are a perfect appetizer to please at a party. They are mini pot pies stuffed with a shrimp and tomato-based filling.