Shrimp Appetizers

Consider a shrimp appetizer as a no-meat alternative. From bacon-wrapped to beer-boiled to crunchy popcorn shrimp, these recipes help you create shrimp appetizers that are fun, unusual, and filling.

Pistachio Shrimp with Pesto Dipping Sauce

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Nut-crusted shrimp and a coconut dipping sauce make up this unique appetizer.

Shrimp-Stuffed Buns

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These savory snacks freeze well. To reheat, wrap frozen buns in foil and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until heated through.

Pizzazzy Little Pizzettas

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Shredded pork? Shrimp? Smoked chicken? You can top this versatile appetizer a variety of ways.

Holiday Shrimp Rounds

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These little bite-size appetizers, shrimp perched on a light filling atop a pastry of sour cream and sharp cheddar cheese, are easily assembled and delightfully pretty.

Blair's Gluten-Free Fried Shrimp

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Brown rice flour and cornstarch achieve the same amount of crisp as traditional wheat-based breadings.

Shrimp Scampi-Style

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This shrimp appetizer has a traditional sauce of garlic, shallots, white wine, and lemon juice.

Scary Cerebrum

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Guests at your Halloween party won't have to think twice whether they'd like a serving of this molded shrimp cocktail.

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

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Marinate shrimp in oil and Cajun seasoning, then drizzle warm marmalade sauce over the shrimp before serving for a fabulous main dish.

Greek Herbed Shrimp with Feta and Black Olives

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For a fitting dipping sauce, serve this light grilled shrimp dish with hummus or baba ganoush.

Lemongrass Shrimp Pate

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Lemon grass, an herb used to flavor Thai soups and teas, has a mild citrus taste. In this recipe, the herb works with cilantro, garlic, and a fresh chile to give shrimp spread Asian-style flavors.

California Kabobs

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Fresh bread and wine transform these grilled shrimp appetizer kabobs into a light meal for four.

Fiesta Shrimp Appetizers

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Spice up cooked shrimp by marinating in lime, cilantro and Anaheim pepper. For even more heat, substitute 2 to 4 tablespoons chopped jalapeno pepper for the Anaheim pepper.

Southwestern Shrimp

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Use a parchment packet to keep the vegetables brightly-colored and crunchy and to corral all the tasty herb aromas.

Ginger Soy Shrimp

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Add a pat of butter right before baking these packets to help the flavors of the shrimp and vegetables meld.

Wasabi Shrimp-Stuffed Buns

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Tomato Pesto Stuffed Shrimp

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A batch of shrimp appetizers is ready for guests in 15 minutes. Basil leaves become edible plates for these stuffed shrimp delights.

Shrimp and Crab Shu Mai

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Shu mai are wonton wrappers filled with shrimp, crab, and mushrooms. Serve with sweet and spicy red chili sauce.

Total: 45 mins
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