We have compiled 20 Easy Shrimp Recipes that are simple, delicious, and will satisfy your seafood cravings! Shrimp recipes that vary from healthy to hearty, appetizers to dinner, you are sure to find a recipe that you are going to LOVE! 


Shrimp is the most popular seafood used and for a good reason. It’s so easy to work with and is so versatile and you can totally keep a bag in the freezer ready to thaw and enjoy. Shrimp can be served as a starter for parties and potlucks, a side dish, and even the main course alone or accompanied by another protein. 

In this roundup, we have divided the Shrimp Recipes into 4 different categories, so that you can find what you are looking for! You are so welcome.

  • Easy Shrimp Recipes
  • Appetizer Shrimp Recipes
  • Mexican Shrimp Recipes
  • Shrimp Dinner Recipes


An easy recipe can be described as one you not only easily throw together but can be cooked just as quickly and made by novice or expert chef.

Oven Baked Shrimp
The simplest way to cook shrimp is with this simple oven-baked shrimp. Serve with your favorite cocktail sauce for the ultimate side dish or snack.
Buttered Shrimp
This pan-sauteed shrimp is completely ready in 10 minutes, perfect for quick dinners!
Shrimp Scampi
Juicy shrimp bathed in flavor-packed garlic butter and wine sauce.
Grilled Shrimp Recipe
This shrimp, in a sweet and tangy honey garlic marinade, threaded on skewers and grilled – ready in just 25 minutes.
Air Fryer Shrimp Recipe
Nothing says easy as much as cooking in the Air Fryer. Just season and let the air fryer do the rest.


What is even a good appetizer or starter if it doesn’t involve shrimp, right? Whenever we are hosting, shrimp is always on the menu as finger food or in dip!

Seafood Phyllo Cups
Delicious seafood phyllo cups that are loaded with shrimp and cheese.
Hot Seafood Appetizers
Warm, gooey, and cheesy hot seafood appetizers that are made with shrimp and other seafood.
Buffalo Shrimp Dip
You cannot go wrong with this creamy buffalo shrimp dip! Such a delicious game day appetizer to serve alongside the classic buffalo dip.
Bang Bang Shrimp
This Easy Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe is the ultimate appetizer, this CopyCat recipe inspired by Bonefish Grill is going to win you over!
A white plate with the bang bang shrimp.
Fried Shrimp
A quick recipe for crispy Fried Shrimp. Jumbo shrimp are breaded then pan-fried until crispy.


Add some of the classic Mexican-inspired dishes to your Taco Tuesday nights, move aside Classic Tacos. Bring on all those bold Mexican flavors served in so many different ways!

Shrimp Ceviche
It’s like a bowl of the best flavors you can enjoy as with chips.
Square image of shrimp ceviche.
Shrimp Rice Bowl
The rice bowl loaded with shrimp and toppings is perfect for meal planning.
Cajun Shrimp
This is for those that like a little kick in your food. The heat can be controlled but so so good.
Shrimp Fajitas
Such a classic but perfect for a heartier dinner.
Shrimp Tacos
The shrimp tacos are by far our most frequently enjoyed tacos, followed by Fish Tacos.

Shrimp Dinner Recipes- 

I love that shrimp is so versatile and can be enjoyed in so many different ways. Enjoy the shrimp accompanied by sauces, pasta and other protein for the ultimate dinner.

Chicken Shrimp Carbonara
This Olive Garden copycat recipe hits all the levels of satisfaction. So appealing and absolutely wonderful to the taste pallets.
Shrimp Eggplant Sauce
Not your typical combination but the sauce bring the shrimp and eggplant together so well. A must try!
Baked Salmon Shrimp Dinner
This is definitely on the healthier side and for those that love one-pan meals.
Shrimp Stir Fry
This Asian-inspired stir fry has all the flavors of a classic restaurant you can order from but you can totally make at home.
Shrimp stir fry in a pan with a spatula and sesame seeds in the background.
Creamy Chicken Shrimp Scampi
The wine sauce is that binding element between the chicken and shrimp.

Well, I hope you are totally inspired to try a new Shrimp Recipe. Or, perhaps, enjoy a different take on a classic recipe you’ve been enjoying that needs a new spin.