Simple shrimp recipes include spitfire shrimp, a stir-fry recipe, classic shrimp scampi, Southern-style shrimp and grits, and low-country shrimp pilaf. Save time and effort by using peeled and deveined shrimp, unless the recipe specifically calls for unpeeled shrimp.
One fast and easy shrimp recipe is classic shrimp scampi, which calls for shrimp to be sautéed in garlic and butter. Another is roasted shrimp cocktail, which consists of oven-roasted shrimp and a tangy cocktail sauce.
Easy-to-cook shrimp recipes include shrimp scampi, shrimp cocktail, shrimp salad and shrimp pasta. Grilling is an easy way to prepare shrimp that allows for a multitude of flavor variations.
Food Network's Cajun Shrimp and Rice recipe has a five-star rating as of 2015. Another five-star rated shrimp and rice recipe is Lemon Shrimp with Parmesan Rice from Taste of Home.
As of 2015, a good place to find recipes that use frozen shrimp is the Kraft website. The Kraft site offers a variety of recipes.
A popular shrimp salad recipe is Ina Garten's shrimp salad from FoodNetwork.com. It calls for 4 pounds of large uncooked shrimp and yields 12 servings.
Find simple shrimp salad recipes at the Food Network and Taste of Home. Other simple recipes, such as easy classic shrimp salad and shrimp Cobb salad, can be found at About.com.
Easy shrimp salad recipes are available on food websites such as MyRecipes.com and RealSimple.com. These two recipes have short ingredient lists and use simple methods.
To prepare garlic shrimp, heat olive oil in high heat until it smokes, and then add the shrimp, followed by garlic and salt, after cooking for a minute. Cook for six minutes until the shrimp turns pink, and add pepper, lemon and parsley to taste. Serve while hot.
Three recipes for grilled shrimp are lemon, garlic and herb, and honey grilled shrimp. These recipes use few ingredients, are flexible for personal taste and take only a few minutes of active prep time. They all use medium to extra large shrimp.