Going meatless isn’t tough if you opt for seafood as your protein – shrimp is our favorite snappy dish that is versatile with tons of flavors and super easy to whip up, even on tired Monday nights.
1. Easy Hoisin Shrimp
This shrimp is made into something straight up magical thanks to soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and hoisin sauce. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds for a fast but restaurant quality dish.
2. Baja Shrimp Tacos
Honestly, there is never a time when we’re not craving tacos. It has a slightly spicy twists cooled down by avocado, crunched up with cabbage, and garnished with a chipotle lime sauce.
3. Pasta with Shrimp, Lemon, Herbs and Feta
The author of this recipe described this as a grown up Mac and Cheese, and we find that title surprisingly accurate. Jazzed up with feta, lemon, and fresh herbs, this dishes more than satisfying on a chilly night with a side of salad.
4. Roasted Shrimp Quinoa Spring Rolls
Spring rolls are a guilty pleasure for most of us, but what if that deep fried delicacy turned healthy? It’s still as tasty, but swaps a crispy shell for rice paper and is filled with quinoa, shrimp and veggies.
5. Soba Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Snow Peas
Whether it’s cold and flu season or you just want to feel cozy, an Asian noodle soup with mushrooms is usually a hearty solution. Snow peas add a crunchy bite as the rest of the tasty ingredients swim in a vegetable broth. You can add shrimp, chicken, or whatever protein you feel like!
6. Shrimp Puttanesca
Puttanesca is a classic Italian tomato sauce with briny, fishy flavors that are packed with anchovies. While it’s filled with complex flavors, it only takes half an hour to cook.
7. Spicy Shrimp Sandwich with Chipotle Avocado Mayonnaise
This is a healthy take on a po-boy with a seriously addictive avocado blend and spicy chipotle peppers. For lunch, brunch, or dinner, this sandwich will transport you to the beach at sunset.
8. Easy Shrimp Fried Rice
This fried rice recipe is versatile and meaty thanks to chunks of shrimp, eggs, carrots, and peas, all tossed in garlicky essence.
9. Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta
This seafood pasta is so creamy and filled with unexpected ingredients, but it tastes like it’s from an Italian restaurant. The sauce is filled with lime juice, garlic, mayonnaise and Thai sweet chili sauce, which is then combined with parsley and a hearty shrimp pasta.
10. Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Miso Dressing
If you’re on a diet but don’t want to slack on flavor, this shrimp and avocado salad with a miso dressing is satiating for any meal or season. The shrimp has a spicy kick, adding depth and umami to this recipe.
11. Mexican Ceviche with Shrimp
Ceviche is thought of as something fancy at restaurants, but it’s so fast and easy to make, since you only cook your seafood in citrus. Make some delicious Latin American seafood at home with just a few ingredients.
12. Low Carb Spicy Shrimp Hand Rolls
Going out for sushi on the regular can get expensive, so why not make your own spicy shrimp rolls at home? These handrails are simply made of chopped shrimp tossed in sriracha mayo which are then wrapped in tasty nori sheets.