Top 10 BEST Shrimp Recipes


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From shrimp Alfredo to easy shrimp tacos to garlic butter shrimp, we have all the shrimp recipes you will ever need. These are our Top 10 reader favorites!

Collage of tasty shrimp recipes

Best Shrimp Recipes

These recipes have been viewed, liked, shared, and commented on by millions of our readers. It is apparent that YOU love shrimp as much as WE do! If this collection of shrimp recipes isn’t enough for you and you want even MORE, be sure to check out ALL of our recipes with shrimp HERE!

Shrimp Po Boys

Shrimp Po Boys are the ultimate sandwich for seafood lovers! Tender shrimp drizzled with creamy, spicy sauce topped with crunchy cabbage on a soft roll. They whip up in minutes and are perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

Shrimp po boy sandwich with creamy cajun sauce on a hoagie bun with shredded cabbage

Cajun Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

These Cajun Shrimp Boil Foil Packets are a favorite in the summertime. They are so easy to make and virtually NO CLEANUP! Just toss everything in foil and grill it up. You can even eat it straight out of the foil for even less mess!

Cajun Shrimp Foil Packets with corn and potatoes on a grill

Shrimp Taco Bites

These cute little Shrimp Taco Bitesare such a tasty, easy appetizer! You can make them in minutes and they are always a crowd favorite. The cilantro cream sauce puts them over the top! If you love shrimp tacos, you are going to LOVE these little bites!

Scoop chips topped with shrimp on a plate

Cajun Shrimp Pasta

This Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta is inspired by a favorite New Orleans dish. It is something I always look forward to when I visit Louisiana.The creamy sauce with the slightly spicy, buttery shrimp is to die for! I could eat up bowls of this stuff!

Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta in a white bowl with a fork on the side

Bang Bang Shrimp

This Bang Bang Shrimp from Bonefish Grill is one of our very favorite copycat shrimp recipes. You will love the crispy shrimp paired with the slightly spicy, slightly sweet sauce. Serve it on its own, over pasta, in tacos, or over a salad. There are so many ways to enjoy this tasty shrimp!

Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp in a white bowl with black chopsticks

Grilled Shrimp Salad

You are going to love this Grilled Shrimp Salad! It has everything that I love in a good salad, lots of delicious flavor and still low in calories. For the dressing we use a delicious and healthy cilantro verde sauce. It is the perfect dressing that adds a little extra kick to this already savory and lightly spicy salad.

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Verde Dressing in a white bowl with a fork on the side.

How to Make Cocktail Shrimp

Learn How to Make Cocktail Shrimp and impress your guests! It’s not as hard seems, and it definitely saves money when you make it yourself. The shrimp tastes more fresh when you cook it up yourself. This recipe also includes a homemade cocktail sauce to serve so you can have the freshest, BEST shrimp cocktail.

A double cocktail shrimp ring with cocktail sauce in the center

Easy Shrimp Tacos

This Easy Shrimp Taco Recipe makes the best meal or snack. Tender bite-size shrimp, crunchy cabbage and spicy sauce comes together in about 10 minutes and disappears even faster! They’re so easy to throw together on a busy weeknight or as an after school snack for my kids, and my husband asks for them all the time. They are a regular rotation meal at our house!

Three shrimp tacos on a plate

Creole Garlic Butter Shrimp

This recipe for Creole Garlic Butter Shrimp is so buttery, flavorful, and delicious. We couldn’t stop popping these. Try it over rice, with pasta, or just on its own. You really can’t go wrong!

Creole Butter Shrimp in a white bowl with bread on the side.

Shrimp Alfredo Pasta

Shrimp Alfredo Pasta is a decadent dish that’s sure to impress! Creamy and savory, rich and indulgent, yet easy enough to whip up in just minutes. If you’re looking to impress someone, try this dinner! You’ll get all the accolades without slaving away in the kitchen. Plus, it tastes oh so delicious.

Shrimp Alfredo in a pasta bowl

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  1. Thank you so much for sharing this amazing recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!