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21 Restaurant-Worthy Shrimp Recipes

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Shrimp is such a great weeknight dinner staple! It’s nutritious, delicious, and cooks in mere minutes! These recipes will inspire you to add more of this affordable seafood into your meals.

Easy Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

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You’re going to want to make this shrimp fajitas recipe for dinner tonight! This meal is nutritious and delicious, and totally easy to make. The shrimp is seasoned with a homemade fajita blend and cooked with bell peppers, onions, and garlic for maximum flavor. 
Get the recipe: Easy Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

Old Bay Shrimp Boil

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This classic Old Bay Shrimp boil is great for entertaining, but easy enough for a weeknight dinner. Made with simple ingredients, you’ll look forward to this meal every spring and summer.
Get the recipe: Old Bay Shrimp Boil

Shrimp Ceviche

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This shrimp ceviche is the best spring and summer appetizer! Made with simple ingredients, it comes together quickly, but will impress anyone you make it for because it tastes so amazing!
Get the recipe: Shrimp Ceviche

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

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There is a lot to love about this lemon pepper shrimp recipe. It’s full of butter-y, lemon-y, pepper-y flavor (YUM!); it’s ready in about 10 minutes; and it’s made with simple ingredients. Serve over rice with a simple veggie and dinner is done!
Get the recipe: Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Buffalo Shrimp

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If you’re a buffalo fan, you’ll love this buffalo shrimp. Crispy shrimp is tossed with buffalo sauce for the ultimate shrimp appetizer. Serve with celery sticks, carrot sticks and ranch or blue cheese dressing.
Get the recipe: Buffalo Shrimp

Shrimp Quesadilla

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This shrimp quesadilla has cheesy layers, slightly spiced shrimp, and a crispy tortilla to hold it all together. Serve it with a salad, refried beans, or Mexican rice for a crowd-pleasing dinner.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Quesadilla

Shrimp Okonomiyaki

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This easy shrimp okonomiyaki recipe may sound exotic, but it’s also surprisingly simple to make! Okonomiyaki is a savory “pancake,” similar to a Korean scallion pancake, but made with shredded cabbage, flour, eggs, and some simple seasonings.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Okonomiyaki

Moo Shu Shrimp

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This moo shu shrimp recipe has everything you’re looking for in a weeknight meal. It’s nutritious, it’s fast (just 20 minutes), and it’s totally delicious. You’ll love making this takeout classic at home.
Get the recipe: Moo Shu Shrimp

 General Tso’s Shrimp

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This General Tso’s shrimp dish is loaded with classic flavors of the popular Chinese takeout dish – ginger and spicy red pepper! While it’s typically made with chicken, we’re making it with shrimp and this easy meal comes together in less than 20 minutes.
Get the recipe:  General Tso’s Shrimp

Old Bay Steamed Shrimp

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This Old Bay steamed shrimp recipe is a great way to give a classic shrimp cocktail a little extra flavor. It’s mild in flavor, but super flavorful. Serve the shrimp as a peel-and-eat appetizer or light meal, so include a bowl for the shells, it’s a DIY dish! 
Get the recipe: Old Bay Steamed Shrimp

Shrimp Linguine

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This shrimp linguine perfect for a special dinner at home, but fast enough to make for a delicious weeknight dinner as well. Chewy linguine, buttery garlic shrimp, and crunchy garlic breadcrumbs come together for big time flavor and texture in each bite.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Linguine

Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry

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Need a family-friendly, quick and easy, and totally delicious dinner? This teriyaki shrimp has a sweet and glossy sauce thaht is super delicious. Serve it over rice and with a veggie.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Shrimp

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These bacon wrapped shrimp on the grill are a smoky, salty, and succulent appetizer (or main dish!). Perfect for a party or dinner tonight!
Get the recipe: Bacon Wrapped Grilled Shrimp

Shrimp Masala

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Tasty and tender shrimp masala curry cooked in a rustic Indian sauce made with onions and tomatoes, along with aromatics such as ginger, garlic, and spices.There’s no need to grab takeout when you have this delicious recipe!
Get the recipe: Shrimp Masala

Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara

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This chicken and shrimp carbonara is going to satisfy your Olive Garden cravings! It’s tasty, easy, and so comforting and decadent at the same time.
Get the recipe: Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara

Dips for Shrimp

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Let’s go beyond cocktail sauce with one of these creative dips! With options like herb aioli and smoky chipotle, you’re bound to find a dip for you!
Get the recipe: Dips for Shrimp

Shrimp Scampi

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This garlic butter shrimp pasta, also known as shrimp scampi, is a classic for a reason. It’s pure deliciousness in every single bite.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Scampi

Coconut Shrimp

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Crispy coconut shrimp is possible at home! Butterflied shrimp is beer batter-dipped, coated in coconut, and fried until crispy and golden brown then served with dipping sauces.
Get the recipe: Coconut Shrimp

Shrimp Coconut Curry

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Made with a delightful blend of spices, this shrimp curry recipe bursts with flavor! Serve with rice and a simple veggie.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Coconut Curry

Shrimp Omelette

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Low in carbs but high in flavor, this shrimp spinach sunny side up omelet makes a great breakfast or brunch. A shrimp omelet recipe makes an unusual change from the more typical ham and cheese or mushroom varieties.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Omelette

Caribbean Jerk Spiced Shrimp

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This smoked Caribbean jerk spiced shrimp is so delicious! Whip up the jerk seasoning you can make BBQ shrimp on a Traeger grill or pellet grill quickly and easily. Sweet and spicy shrimp pair with all kinds of sides and the flavor of this dish is unbeatable.
Get the recipe: Caribbean Jerk Spiced Shrimp

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