PART OF Quick & Easy

60 Easy Shrimp Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

Everyone's favorite quick-cooking protein, transformed into easy appetizers, dinners and more. Check out our favorite shrimp recipes below! Then, explore our top seafood recipes and other ways to eat healthy this week.

Crispy Tempura Shrimp

"This recipe produced better shrimp than any I've gotten from a restaurant in years. I am not exaggerating."


Shrimp Lo Mein

"This is a wonderful shrimp lo mein recipe. To cut down on prep time, I peel and devein the shrimp ahead of time, or buy the ones that are already done for you."


Greek Baked Shrimp with Feta

"This was out of this world. I made this for our appetizer tray for the game and this dish was gone quickly."


Dirty Shrimp in Butter-Beer Sauce

"Herby, spicy shrimp with a kick, in a buttery beer sauce. Fast, easy and delicious, serve it as an appetizer, as a dinner over rice, or with lots of crusty French bread to soak up all the tasty, herbalicious sauce!"


Bang Bang Shrimp Sandwich With Slaw

A brioche bun piled high with sweet and spicy fried shrimp and topped with acidic slaw.

Instant Pot Shrimp Fried Rice

"This was the first time I've ever made fried rice in an Instant Pot and it was so incredibly easy. This would be great with chicken or beef as well!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Szechuan Shrimp

"This is very good. We actually took the recipe and transformed it into shrimp tacos!"

-Diceman #2

Shrimp Parmesan

"This is one fantastic dish! I made this as is, using fettucine for the pasta and it was incredibly delicious. We were in danger of having no shrimp to add to the casserole as we kept nibbling on them as they came out of the frying pan. Not only am I going to make this again and again but I'm using Rita's method of pan-frying shrimp the next time we want shrimp on their own."

-Hey Jude

Corn Chowder With Shrimp

"Very yummy and easy to make! Family really enjoyed it."


Thai Shrimp Soup

"This soup is excellent! Truly easy and quick to prepare. We went for the full-on heat factor and used 5 teaspoons of chili paste — perfect!"


Garlic Shrimp

"I paired this with noodles and added a little sprinkle of parmesan cheese."


Charred Lemon Shrimp Skewers

The green garlic sauce sends these zesty shrimp to another level.

Ceviche Style Shrimp and Avocado Tacos

"Made this as a salad and served with quesadilla. YUM."

-adopt a greyhound

Old Bay Spicy Shrimp Scampi

"I took some of the suggestions from others and doubled the sauce, cut back a pinch on the Old Bay and garlic, and added butter at the very end. Delicious!"

-Pat F.

Broiled Shrimp!

"Delicious! The family said it is a keeper recipe. Even without parsley they were fantastic."

-Sara G.

Garlic Shrimp

"I love shrimp and garlic and this recipe is one of my favorites. I usually add a little white wine."

-pink cook

Stan's Place Shrimp Po Boy

"LOVED THAT SAUCE! Someone should bottle that lol. I also did a mix of half shrimp and half oysters.. Cajun heaven!"


Basil Shrimp With Feta & Orzo

"I tried this recipe because I wanted to try my homemade feta. It was great and a delicious combination of flavors."


Shrimp Scampi Potstickers

"I'm going to be making these for a dinner party I'm hosting next week, and I know everyone is going to be asking for the recipe."

-Hannah Petertil

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

"The best shrimp ever! I loved the kick from the spices. They were delicious with rice and a squeeze of lemon. I can't get enough of them!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Baja Shrimp Torta

This Mexican shrimp sandwich is a delicious twist on a classic.

Chef Lin's Coconut Shrimp

Popcorn-style shrmp with a sweet coconut sauce.

Shrimp & Grits

"I make this quite a lot and sometimes add spicy habanero sausage along with the shrimp. Best I've ever had."


Shrimp Scampi Garlic Bread

Turn your favorite side into a full meal with the addition of garlicky shrimp.

Cajun Sautéed Shrimp

"These made a great appetizer and so much lower in fat than similar recipes. I didn't change a thing!"


Air Fryer Crispy Panko Shrimp

"Such an easy recipe and so much easier to make than traditional frying. I highly recommend. Serve with marinara or cocktail sauce!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Buffalo Ranch Shrimp Pizza

"This is a really good dish, and the flavors are much different the usual pizza varieties."


Oaxacan Grilled Shrimp

"A fantastic shrimp recipe! I love whizzing up the marinade in the blender — it works magic!"


Linguini With Garlicky Shrimp

"This made a delicious weeknight meal. I used spaghetti and fresh garden tomatoes!"


Grilled Shrimp With Garlic & Herbs

"This is perfect for a weeknight considering how quick and easy it is to prepare!"


Seafood Chowder

"This was so easy that I felt guilty! I used a can of crab and clams with the juices and made up the rest of the pound and a half with shrimp."

-Dee-Dee B

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

"Simple, flavorful, wonderful. I used whole wheat pasta and extra parsley. It's also great with peas or broccoli or asparagus tossed in the pasta water for the last few minutes, then stirred in with the noodles."


Bang Bang Shrimp

"This is super close to the Bonefish Grill recipe for bang bang shrimp. How do I know? I work there. Yum!"


Szechuan Shrimp

"Very tasty dish! And very easy to make. I doubled the sauce, but not the cornstarch."


Batter-Fried Shrimp

"These were delightful and simple to make! It only took 30 minutes MAX. We put the shrimp on our salad, but they're a great pop-in-the mouth snack, too."


15-Minute Shrimp Scampi

"This is a perfect basic scampi recipe. I just added some diced red bell pepper and parmesan cheese. Yummy!"

-Chef Geoff in New Orleans

Shrimp Pad Thai

"Great Pad Thai! We really enjoyed the blend of sweet, spicy, and tart flavors."


Jumbo Shrimp Parmesan

"This an all-around great recipe. Simple, easy, and delicious! My guests for Christmas dinner raved."

-Big Momma

Coconut Shrimp Summer Rolls

A tropical, drool-worthy mash-up of sweet, crispy shrimp and refreshing summer rolls.

Seafood Enchiladas

"Delicious! I used whole wheat tortillas and the sherry, and these turned out wonderful."


Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

"Very tasty dish. I liked that it wasn't as heavy as other Alfredo pastas."


Baked Coconut Shrimp

"Great recipe! I whizzed the coconut in my food processor, so it was pretty fine like the breadcrumbs."


Garlic Shrimp

"I'd never tried garlic shrimp with paprika before, but it turned out delicious!"

-Olay H.

Cajun Seafood Pasta

"This was excellent! Nice and spicy and full of flavor. Definitely restaurant-quality and real comfort food for seafood lovers."

-lovin labs

Shrimp Stir-Fry

"Excellent! I used fresh grated ginger, and added some red pepper flakes into the sauce. It had a great zing to it!"


Grilled Lime Shrimp

"This was really good. The tang of the lime complemented the natural shrimp flavor. Definitely going to make again!"


Caribbean Shrimp Salad

"This is an easy salad with great flavors! Perfect for a light summer meal."

-Mama's Kitchen (Hope)

Shrimp Tacos

"Awesome! I would suggest making more avocado sauce — it's great!"


Shrimp & Scallops With Pesto Pasta

"This was so delicious and so fast to make! I used a little bit more pesto — so good!"


Shrimp Fajitas

"This was simple, fast and fantastic. I added some yellow onion and hot peppers and cooked it on the grill."


Coconut Shrimp & Squash

"Yum! Easy to prepare, hearty and is quite pretty. Next time, I'll serve it over basmati rice."


Firecracker Shrimp

"These have some kick — just how we like it! So easy to make, too!"


Shrimp Robby

" Delicious! I used homemade barbecue sauce and fresh jalapeno peppers, with the seeds removed. It was great on the grill. "


Alfredo Shrimp Tilapia

"Outstanding! It was easy enought to make on a busy weeknight, but tasted like a special dinner."


Back Porch Bayou Shrimp & Corn

"This recipe is so delicious, I find myself craving it all the time. The combination of ingredients are perfect."


Grilled Potatoes & Shrimp With Spinach Mousse

"This is a wonderfully creative recipe and I enjoyed not only reading it but tasting it as well!"


The Other "shrimp Cocktail"

"Sure enough - just like on the beach in Mexico! Excellent."

-Vicki in AZ

Shrimp Creole

"Family just loved it! Great basic creole!"


Garlic Shrimp

Classic garlicky flavor with lots of fresh herbs.

Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Pasta

"I think this is a very good recipe. Good flavors, exactly what I was looking for to cook when I found it. Would recommend."