7 Shrimp Dishes You Have to Try

7 Shrimp Dishes You Have to Try

There's more to shrimp than Surf and Turf

Food can evoke certain memories for different people. For some, the mention of shrimp conjures up images of eating dinner by the beach and watching the sunset. Yet for others it makes them think of being curled up on the couch in front of the TV, eating their favorite shrimp dish from the local Chinese takeout. It’s impressive to see how a simple flavor can be transformed so easily with the addition of a few certain ingredients, such as lemongrass, mango, and garlic. Below, you can find 7 of our tastiest shrimp dishes, varying from pasta with a white wine sauce to our take on a shrimp cheeseburger. Though don’t worry if you’re not completely confident with shrimp yet, after watching our knife skills video on how to prepare shrimp, you’ll be cooking them like a pro in no time.

Braised large shrimp

Braised large shrimp

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Have you ever had the most perfect shrimp dish at a restaurant, and despaired that you’d never be able to make something so delicious at home? Despair no longer; here is the recipe you’ve been looking for. Try this dish for delicious shrimp with an Asian twist.

Thai green curry with shrimp

Thai green curry with shrimp

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Easily interchangeable with chicken, shrimp are a great addition to this Thai classic. Far from boring, this recipe is full of punch-packing ingredients that will satisfy all of your dinner needs.

Macaroni with shrimp, tomato, and nectarine

Macaroni with shrimp, tomato, and nectarine

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So you don’t usually think to serve your shrimp with nectarine? It’s time for that to change. This fragrant macaroni is the perfect summer dish, and it’s even good for you too.

Marinated shrimp with mango salsa

Marinated shrimp with mango salsa

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This aromatic dish is the perfect appetizer, and another example of how great shrimp tastes with sweet fruits. Take advantage of the simple recipe and make these marinated shrimp in 20 minutes to really impress your friends.

Angel hair pasta with shrimp in white wine sauce

Angel hair pasta with shrimp in white wine sauce

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Straight out of a high-end trattoria, this deliciously simple pasta dish can be made with ease in the comfort of your own home in less than half an hour. If you have a bit more time on your hands, check out our homemade pasta recipe to really push the boat out.

Grilled chorizo and shrimp cheeseburger

Grilled chorizo and shrimp cheeseburger

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Surprise everyone at your BBQ with this gourmet take on the classic cheeseburger, it’ll be sure to impress them. Try serving with our homemade burger buns to really get the best possible flavors.

Coconut shrimp with lemongrass chili dip

Coconut shrimp with lemongrass chili dip

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These shaved coconut and panko breaded shrimp make a great alternative afternoon snack. Ready in only 20 minutes, you’d be forgiven for thinking they’d been made by a professional. However if you’re a bit wary of deep fat frying, be sure to have a look at our how to video on how to reach the perfect temperature for frying.