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Shrimp Recipes

A collection of shrimp recipes from the cookingfishmonger

The versatility and flavor of shrimp, makes them one the most popular shellfish in the world. They are easy to cook, come in many different forms such as shell-on, raw peeled and deveined and fully cooked.

The short time that it takes shrimp to cook make them even more popular when your in a hurry to make a meal.

Shrimp Recipe Tips

  • All shrimp do not taste the same or have the same texture.
  • Cooking times will vary depending on the size, shell color, type of shrimp and the temperature of the raw shrimp.
  • Shrimp hate to be over cooked, they get tough and lose a lot of flavor.

Read these shrimp facts to learn more about shrimp.

Shrimp Buying Tips

  • If you are in an area that you can buy fresh never frozen shrimp do so.
  • Make sure there is no discoloration in the meat and they have no strong ammonia odor to them.
  • Frozen shrimp that has been thawed for display, can start turning bad within 2 days if not properly cared for.
  • Buy I.Q.F (individually quick frozen) shrimp.You can take what you want out to cook with and keep the rest in the freezer.
  • Here's a shrimp sizing chart for buying shell on Shrimp.

Recipes For Shrimp

Bacon Shrimp Recipe
This bacon shrimp recipe is perfect for small gatherings, just place newspapers on the table and have at it.

Spicy Shrimp Recipe
This spicy shrimp recipe is perfect for parties, picnics or just cook some up for your family. Make sure to have some nice crusty bread to serve with this...

Cajun Boiled Shrimp Recipe
This is a very easy and basic cajun boiled shrimp recipe. Great for parties or a small get together.

Cajun Shrimp Pasta
Shrimp and angel hair pasta, this recipe has both italian and cajun seasonings. Serves 4 to 6 people and can be ready in less than an hour.

Easy Shrimp Scampi Recipe
Although this easy shrimp scampi recipe is incredibly quick to make, it turns out delicious and is just as good as you would find in some of the best seafood restaurants.

Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe
For this shrimp scampi pasta recipe you will need to cook up about a pound of Fettucini or Linguini to serve with your shrimp scampi.

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Recipe
Great in the oven or perfect for the grill, these bacon wrapped shrimp make great appetizers or perfect for parties.

Broiled Shrimp Scampi
Everybody loves scampi, try this recipe next time you are entertaining guest.

Easy Shrimp Creole Recipe
This is easy shrimp creole recipe is great for those cool evening dinners.

Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
You can have these crab stuffed jumbo shrimp ready in less than 30 minutes.

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp
I got this beer battered coconut shrimp recipe from a customer of mine back in the eighties.

< Spicy Cajun Shrimp Recipe
This recipe sounds like a lot of work, but it is not. Have the garlic french bread ready and the rice cooked.

Shrimp and Scallop Recipe
Sauteed shrimp and scallop recipe with lump crabmeat, mushrooms and water chestnuts.

Marinated Grilled Shrimp Recipe
This marinated grilled shrimp recipe uses fresh basil, garlic and olive oil in the marinade.

Shrimp Curry Recipe
This recipe is just a little different than most curry shrimp recipes. It has applesauce and ginger in it.

Shrimp Spaghetti Recipe
If you like shrimp scampi, you will like this recipe.

Spicy Shrimp Appetizer
This shrimp recipe is perfect for large parties, you can serve these as appetizers or make them the main meal.

Cajun Shrimp Recipe
If you are looking for a fast and delicious shrimp dish, this cajun shrimp recipe is sure to fit the bill.


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