What Foods Are Good to Eat With Shrimp?


Foods that go well with shrimp include salad, grits and white beans. Shrimp also pairs well with condiments such as remoulade and gremolata. Additionally, rice, couscous or grilled bread can provide a good base for a shrimp dish.

A recipe by Martha Stewart pairs sautéd shrimp with a salad that comprises thinly shaved zucchini, radishes, olive oil and lemon juice. A Saveur recipe serves cooked shrimp with chopped bacon, sliced scallions and lemon wedges on top of creamy grits. The cook makes the grits by cooking grits with water, butter, grated cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese until the mixture forms a soft and smooth consistency. A recipe by Real Simple matches crispy breaded shrimp with a cannellini bean mixture. The cook prepares the mixture by cooking cannellini beans with olive oil, chopped garlic, water, salt and pepper.

A Food Network recipe pairs blanched shrimp with remoulade sauce, which is a combination of mayonnaise, Creole mustard, cayenne pepper and lemon juice. It also includes sliced scallions and celery. An Epicurious recipe serves roasted shrimp with a spicy gremolata. The gremolata contains chopped chile, grated garlic, lemon zest, chopped fresh cilantro and chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley. Olive oil, salt and pepper pulls the mixture together to form a flavorful garnish. Epicurious recommends serving this dish with grilled bread, couscous or rice.