These 23 healthy shrimp recipes earned sensational reader reviews.
“I have made this recipe three times in the past three months and am totally obsessed with it,” an anonymous reviewer raves.
“It is perfect for a weeknight dinner and is also a great dish to bring to a warm weather get-together. Highly recommended.”
Pair with fluffy rice pilaf or fresh fruit slices and you'll have a truly memorable meal.
View Recipe: Seviche-Style Shrimp and Avocado Tacos
“So simple and flavorful!” says northcountrycook, who suggests serving this recipe as part of a Spanish-themed menu along with Asparagus Salad with Piquillo Peppers and Capers and Tortilla Espanola: "I would recommend all three recipes and will make all of them again and again.” If you want a cool summer cocktail to complement
this festive spread try our refreshing White Sangria.
View Recipe: Spanish-Style Shrimp with Garlic
If you're searching for delicious Chinese food without the cost of take-out or delivery, look no further. "Awesome!" Says
Lesley, "Tastes like a dish from a restaurant. I added snap peas, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts, but just about any vegetable
could work. This is one of my all-time favorite CL recipes!”
View Recipe: Stir-Fried Shrimp with Spicy Orange Sauce
Shrimp are naturally sweet, and the bright salsa in this dish enhances that flavor. The rich coconut makes this a top pick
for tropical zest. “It is very delicious and easy to make,” Littletxchef explains. “The salsa goes well with any type of grilled dish―especially chicken and seafood.”
View Recipe: Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa
Creamy orzo pasta and succulent shrimp meld seamlessly together for a quick weeknight meal or an impressive weekend dinner
party dish that seems fancy, but is effortless. “This is THE go-to shrimp recipe. Too easy for words,” expresses foodieforpeace. “Served it with roasted asparagus after a long work week. But I wouldn't hesitate to serve this to friends.”
View Recipe: Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi
“Refreshingly cold, fresh taste and jalapeno kick to keep it interesting,” says hiyya. “My 12 guests raved about this dish over lunch one hot summer day. I will make this dish every summer for guests and for
myself!” The unique combination of shrimp, edamame, cherry tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, and lime juice renders light seasonal
View Recipe: Edamame and Bean Salad with Shrimp and Fresh Salsa
Green apple may not be the first flavor that comes to mind when you're thinking of shrimp tacos, but it adds an element of
both tart and sweet that complements the dish nicely. Serve with mashed black beans.
View Recipe: Shrimp Tacos with Green Apple Salsa
Red grape tomatoes add pops of color to this fresh spinach salad with shrimp. Add it to your weeknight menu when you need
something quick, fresh and light.
View Recipe: Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Shrimp is stuffed into pasta shells raw so that it does not overcook while baking in the oven. When you pull it out, you'll
find a dish that's full of seafood, cheese, and marinara flavors.
View Recipe: Shrimp-Stuffed Shells
Creamy avocado and juicy grapefruit are tossed with shrimp for a quick salad that works well as a weeknight meal, or for entertaining
View Recipe: Shrimp, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad
Hickory wood and a robust rub give grilled shrimp a smoky and enticing flavor. The rémoulade cools down the dish with its
View Recipe: Cajun-Spiced Smoked Shrimp with Rémoulade
Serve a lighter version of fried shrimp with a creamy Creole dipping sauce. Fresh, seasonal veggies make the perfect accompaniment.
View Recipe: Pan-Fried Shrimp with Creole Mayonnaise
White balsamic won't discolor the shrimp or bright veggies in this arugula-based salad, creating a full-color plate. If you'd
like something a little sharper, substitute white wine vinegar.
View Recipe: Shrimp and Arugula Salad
These skewers are a simple, quick, and fresh-tasting entrée. Shrimp cook fast, making them great for the broiler—but watch
the time and keep an eye on them so they don't overcook and dry out.
View Recipe: Broiled Herb-Marinated Shrimp Skewers
Adding shrimp to your fettucine alfredo gives it all the benefits of protein, plus a fresh fish flavor. Serve with asparagus
to round out the meal.
View Recipe: Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo
Shrimp are star of this main course salad that is full of colorful veggies and topped with a lemon juice vinaigrette.
View Recipe: Herbed Shrimp and White Bean Salad
This ginger-spiced shrimp recipe is a tasty way to enjoy a serving of vegetables and protein.
View Recipe: Shrimp Sautéed with Broccolini
Cilantro, chipotle hot sauce, corn, black beans, and green onion lend fantastic south-of-the-border flavor to this shrimp-topped
View Recipe: Southwestern-Style Shrimp Taco Salad
Sweet coconut breading on the shrimp tames the heat of the mango sauce.
View Recipe: Coconut Shrimp with Fiery Mango Sauce
Shrimp salad is an easy make-ahead meal. For a kid-friendly twist, substitute diced red bell pepper for the chiles.
View Recipe: Spicy Chipotle Shrimp Salad
While roasted red pepper pasta is satisfying on its own, shrimp adds something extra to the mix, and pairs well with the olive
oil and herbs.
View Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper and Herb Pasta with Shrimp
Marinating shrimp in lemongrass and garlic before grilling gives it a zesty, exciting taste. If you're in a pinch, you can
substitute 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind for the lemongrass.
View Recipe: Lemongrass and Garlic Shrimp
Vibrant flavors are brought to the plate with this delicious shrimp cake recipe. Serve with a lime wedge for a splash of bright
View Recipe: Thai Shrimp Cakes