Shrimp is one of my favorite weeknight dinners! From sizzling stir-fries to zesty pasta creations, these dinners make shrimp the weeknight winner. Whether you’re a seasoned seafood enthusiast or new to shrimp, you’ll find a world of flavors waiting to delight your taste buds. Get ready for 50 shrimp dinners that are versatile and easy to make!
Shrimp, Kale and Quinoa Bake
Gluten free goodness at it’s best. This Shrimp, Kale and Quinoa Bake is a cheesy, flavorful casserole that will make any weeknight more exciting. It’s packed with tomatoes, kale, shrimp and feta cheese.
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Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles
This easy Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles is a perfect quick and easy low carb weeknight dinner. Tender shrimp are cooked with zucchini noodles and red peppers and then topped with a savory sauce made with sesame oil, coconut aminos, and garlic.
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Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Shrimp
This Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Shrimp is a great low carb dinner that is packed with flavor. I used peanut butter powder in the sauce to lower the fat and zucchini noodles to lower the carbs.
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Smoked Caribbean Jerk Spiced Shrimp
This smoked Caribbean jerk spiced shrimp is so good. Once you know how to make jerk seasoning you can make BBQ shrimp on a Traeger grill or pellet grill quickly and easily. Sweet and spicy shrimp pair will all kinds of sides and this smoked jerk shrimp recipe will become a summer favourite!
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Shrimp Spring Rolls with Spicy Garlic Sauce
Looking for a flavorful appetizer that’s both light and satisfying? These shrimp spring rolls, accompanied by a delectable spicy garlic sauce, are an easy-to-make dish that’s perfect for any occasion.
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Garlic Tomato Shrimp Scampi Without Wine
Perhaps you want to make shrimp scampi without wine because the kids are having some too. Or maybe you really crave easy garlic tomato shrimp scampi but just realized you’re out of wine! Either way, I’m sure you’ll be impressed with the wonderful flavours easy shrimp scampi recipe offers.
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Seafood Paella with Mussels, Shrimp and Chorizo
Traditional Spanish paella is a must-have when visiting Spain. This is a flavourful seafood paella with mussels, shrimp and chorizo. This is an easy seafood paella recipe that even a novice can make with success.
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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Looking for an easy way to combine the flavors of bacon and shrimp? This Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Shrimp is the best! Just three easy ingredients are all you need!
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Instant Pot Shrimp
Instant Pot shrimp are so quick and easy it can be made into a delicious dinner in minutes. The blend of flavors using garlic and seasonings make for the tastiest shrimp to use in any meal.
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Air Fryer Shrimp Skewers
Air fryer shrimp skewers are so good! Lightly seasoned and tossed in the air fryer for a quick and easy snack, salad topper, or easy appetizer. If you’re looking for a quick dish, this is it!
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Air Fryer Lemon Pepper Shrimp
Air Fryer Lemon Pepper Shrimp is made with just a handful of ingredients and done in just ten minutes! This easy air fryer recipe is the perfect recipe for busy weeknights, or when you’re in need of a quick appetizer, or light lunch.
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Keto Shrimp Alfredo Spaghetti Squash
Your whole family will love my Keto Shrimp Alfredo Spaghetti Squash. A great alternative to the classic alfredo recipe, you get all the cheesy goodness without the guilt. Spaghetti squash alfredo is the ultimate low-carb keto comfort food.
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Instant Pot Shrimp Biryani
Looking for a failproof shrimp biryani recipe? I have one for you!
One-pot meal of shrimp with rice in less than 20 minutes total!
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Easy Crunchy Shrimp Sushi Bowl
This shrimp sushi bowl will fix your sushi cravings in a matter of minutes; no rolling needed! Each spoonful has everything you love in a crunchy shrimp roll.
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Copycat Chili’s Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Crema
Get the party started with this Copycat Chili’s Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Crema. This dish is packed with flavor, and the cilantro-lime crema takes it over the top.
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Moo Shu Shrimp
This moo shu shrimp recipe has everything you’re looking for in a weeknight meal. It’s nutritious, it’s fast (just 20 minutes), and it’s totally delicious.
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Homemade Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry
EASY shrimp teriyaki stir fry takes just 15 minutes to make! Serve with your favorite rice and a veggie side for a healthy weeknight dinner.
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Shrimp Linguine Recipe with Lemon Garlic Breadcrumbs
You are going to love this shrimp linguine recipe! It’s perfect for a special dinner at home, but fast enough to make for a delicious weeknight dinner as well. This shrimp and linguine starts with a base of chewy linguine, is topped with buttery garlic shrimp, and finished with crunchy garlic breadcrumbs for big time flavor and texture in each bite.
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These succulent shrimp enchiladas are so easy and will impress everyone! They are so delicious.
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Easy 20-Minute Shrimp Tacos
Fresh shrimp, onions, bell peppers, and kale are sautéed in butter, olive oil, garlic, and spices. Then, finish them with a big squeeze of lime, a drizzle of hot sauce, cilantro, and a dollop of sour cream for an insanely tasty taco that comes together in only 20 minutes!
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Coconut Shrimp with Lemon Marmalade Sauce
This Coconut Shrimp Recipe has a fun twist with Lemon Marmalade Dipping Sauce! It is so easy and delicious and has a tropical flair!
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Shrimp Pad Thai
Shrimp Pad Thai is delicious, & spicy, becoming popular during World War II. It is another easy Asian stir fry to make when you want to skip the take-out!
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Chinese Scrambled Eggs and Shrimp
This delicious and easy Cantonese stir-fried scrambled eggs and shrimp is made with fluffy scrambled eggs and ready from start to finish in 15 minutes!
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Asian Chili Garlic Prawns with Snow Peas
A quick and easy 15-minute spicy garlic shrimp recipe made with shrimp, garlic, snow peas, and a sweet and spicy sauce. Perfect for a lazy evening.
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Easy Shrimp Tostadas made with juicy shrimp on a crispy tostada shell. Top with black beans, guacamole salsa, and crumbled cheese, and you’ve got a fresh and flavorful Mexican dinner idea!
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Thai Shrimp Curry
This Thai Shrimp Curry combines juicy shrimp and hearty butternut squash in a simple, flavorful, creamy coconut red curry sauce. Perfect for a quick and impressive weeknight dinner!
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Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Wow your friends with these Grilled Shrimp Skewers that can be ready in under 30 minutes. They can be prepared on a gas or charcoal grill, or indoors on a grill pan. Serve them on top of salads, shrimp tacos, or bowls for an impressive weeknight meal.
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Shrimp Ricotta Pasta
This Shrimp Ricotta Pasta is a delicious meal that makes a perfect weeknight dinner you can make in 30 minutes. Sauteed shrimp are added to a creamy ricotta pasta sauce and tossed with rigatoni and a hearty serving of kale.
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Shrimp fajitas, the classic Mexican restaurant recipe made with tender shrimp and lots of peppers and onions, is super easy to make at home. You can have these fajitas on the table in just 20 minutes. They’re delicious!
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Cashew shrimp is a sweet, sticky, and totally delicious recipe. Skip the takeout and make this easy dinner at home instead!
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Easy Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce
Here is the most perfect springtime entree made with Angel Hair Pasta, juicy shrimp, and fresh asparagus. This Shrimp and Asparagus Pasta comes together in a quick lemon cream sauce with fresh herbs for a weeknight meal that’s ready in just a half-hour!
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Spicy Shrimp And Cheese Grits With Tomato
This Spicy Shrimp and Cheese Grits with Tomatoes recipe is fast, delicious and healthy. The shrimp are sauced in spicy tomatoes with garlic and spooned over creamy cheesy grits. The best part is, it’s ready in 17 minutes flat!
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Sriracha Lime Shrimp Tacos
Need an easy, healthy recipe for dinner tonight? These Sriracha Lime Shrimp Tacos are SO flavorful, gluten free, and loaded with nutrition. Make them in about 20 minutes or less for a delicious meal the entire family will love!
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Healthy Cajun Shrimp Gumbo
This Healthy Cajun Shrimp Gumbo is beyond words! Well, not really, cause I’m definitely about to tell you all about it. But if there was a way that I could just let you guys smell and taste this delicious recipe through the internet, there would literally be no words!
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Shrimp Lo Mein
Make delicious shrimp lo mein at home and skip the takeout with this simple recipe. Featuring Chinese egg noodles, juicy shrimp and vegetables tossed in a restaurant-worthy sauce, this 20 minute meal will become a dinner time favorite.
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15-Minute Spicy, Buttery Asian Grilled Shrimp
If you’re a seafood fan, you’ll appreciate this tender and succulent Spicy, Buttery Asian Grilled Shrimp. It’s a 15-Minute type of meal that’s quick to make and even quicker to disappear.
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Greek Shrimp Skillet
This Greek shrimp skillet is an easy 30 minute meal with tomatoes, spinach, Kalamata olives, feta and lots of fresh oregano and lemon flavor.
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Spanish Garlic Shrimp with Paprika and Lemon
Inspired by the popular tapa, Spanish garlic shrimp, also called Gambas al Ajillo has sweet shrimp sauteed with fruity olive oil, smoky paprika and lots of garlic!
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Shrimp Scampi with White Wine and Parmesan
Quick and easy shrimp scampi recipe with white wine, butter and a good amount of garlic that is done in nearly 15 minutes and perfect for a weekday dinner.
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Creamy Parmesan Risotto Recipe with Shrimp
Creamy Parmesan Risotto Recipe made with shallots, white wine, and arborio rice simmered in a rich and flavorful homemade seafood stock with plump jumbo-sized shrimp. Super easy to make right at home for a delicious weeknight dinner!
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Honey Garlic Shrimp
Honey Garlic Shrimp is a fast and easy weeknight meal made with juicy, plump shrimp simmered in a flavorful honey garlic sauce. Bursting with flavors, have this delicious shrimp recipe on the table in less than 15 minutes!
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Easy Shrimp Ceviche
This Easy Shrimp Ceviche uses fresh ingredients, including avocado, and is loaded with flavor! It’s an easy appetizer that’s light and is delicious on its own or with chips.
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Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
Cajun Shrimp Alfredo is a foolproof recipe that you can have on the table in minutes. Each bite showcases andouille sausage, Cajun blackened shrimp, and pasta tossed in a healthy homemade Alfredo sauce. Yum!
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This Greek Shrimp Saganaki / Garides Saganaki is a quick and easy sheet pan dish made of tender spiced and herbed shrimp baked with tomatoes, garlic and feta and finished off with a squeeze of lemon juice and fresh herbs.
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Cajun Grilled Shrimp Boil
A grilled twist on a classic shrimp boil. Grilled shrimp, smoked sausage, corn and potatoes all smothered in Cajun seasoned garlic butter. It’s the ultimate summer main course. It’s super flavourful thanks to that tasty garlic butter. It’s fun to serve and to eat.
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Turmeric Shrimp With Cumin & Garlic
This turmeric shrimp (prawn) recipe is a super quick, easy, and delicious way to enjoy sautéed shrimp! It’s a fun way to add some flavor and change things up. All you need are 5 ingredients! Plus, plenty of ideas for what to serve these shrimp with.
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Spaghetti Squash With Pesto & Shrimp
This healthy spaghetti squash recipe is served with a kale miso pesto and sautéed shrimp. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and high in fiber and protein. All you need is ten ingredients!
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One Pot Lentil Shrimp Jambalaya
A grain free, healthy Cajun-inspired mashup! Classic Jambalaya and shrimp gumbo combined together and made with lentils, no rice, and holy trinity vegetables and packed full of fiber and protein. It’s an easy one pot meal for a family, potlucks, or even to make ahead and freeze for later!
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Blackened Shrimp celebrates the essence of Southern cooking with its bold, fiery flavors and straightforward preparation. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or looking for a quick weeknight dinner, this 20-minute recipe takes juicy shrimp and infuses them with an enticing blend of spices, for a vibrantly flavorful meal.
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Shrimp Piccata is a seafood lovers riff on classic Chicken Piccata. Sweet, succulent shrimp are tossed in a buttery, lemony, caper studded sauce.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.