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.
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.
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.
Baked coconut shrimp uses unsweetened coconut, panko breadcrumbs, flour, egg whites and shrimp. Another good recipe is coconut shrimp using coconut milk, chiles, garlic, cilantro and shrimp.
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.
Louisiana shrimp recipes include a variety of dishes, such as shrimp and okra gumbo, New Orleans barbecued shrimp, boiled shrimp Louisiana-style, shrimp remoulade salad, shrimp étouffée, shrimp Creole, and shrimp and grits. White or brown shrimp are used interchangeably for many classic Louisiana re
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.
For fried shrimp, gather 3 pounds raw shrimp, 2 cups milk, 12 ounces fish fry mix, 1 large egg and 1 tablespoon of yellow mustard. Also prepare 1 teaspoon and 1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning separately, as well as a preferred oil for frying. Cook battered shrimp until golden brown.
Martha Stewart publishes a recipe for herbed shrimp dip on MarthaStewart.com. The recipe calls for frozen shrimp, sour cream, mayonnaise, scallions and parsley and takes about 45 minutes to prepare.
For an easy shrimp pasta recipe, gather 1 pound shrimp, four tomatoes, 1/2 cup basil, 4 ounces cream cheese and 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese. You also need 3/4 pound fettuccine and 1/2 cup of a balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing. Prepare pasta and sauce in separate pans, then combine.