Garlic Shrimp

Cooked in the skillet or on the grill, garlic shrimp makes a great party appetizer. These easy recipes call for plenty of garlic, butter, and oil, to make the kind of garlic shrimp that will have guests clamoring for more.

See Popular Garlic Shrimp Recipes

Shrimp Scampi-Style

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Fiesta Shrimp Skewers

Better Homes and Gardens

Spicy shrimp, tempered by a flame-taming cilantro dip, makes a great grilled dish for summer parties.

Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce

Fine Cooking Magazine

This tart and tangy sauce is a twist on a classic Bloody Mary cocktail. Rim your serving dish with celery salt before serving, if you like.

Total: 30 mins

Shrimp with Basil

Diabetic Living

Served on a bed of peppery greens, this simple six-ingredient appetizer makes an impressive presentation.

Marinated Lime Shrimp Appetizer

Midwest Living

Fresh fruit and shrimp add a burst of freshness to your appetizer buffet. The lime-and-cilantro marinade gives the seafood a flavorful punch.

Garlic Shrimp Dip

Midwest Living

Marinated Shrimp Scampi

Diabetic Living

Poached Shrimp with Spicy Mayo and Garlic Breadcrumbs

Fine Cooking Magazine

A twist on shrimp cocktail that makes the perfect party starter. To eat, guests dip each shrimp in the spicy mayo and then in the breadcrumbs.

Sizzled Citrus Shrimp

EatingWell

This quick Spanish-inspired saute is a lesson in simplicity. All shrimp really needs to dazzle is lots of garlic and a splash of lemon. Serve as a main dish or as a tapa (appetizer).

Total: 40 mins

Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

EatingWell

Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.

Total: 10 mins

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Yellow Gazpacho Salsa

EatingWell

Yellow tomatoes have a lower acidity than their red cousins and several varieties are among the earliest in the season to ripen. Here they combine with cool cucumber and yellow bell peppers in a refreshing salsa. Grilled shrimp make this dish a more full-flavored and elegant version of shrimp cocktail.

Total: 1 hr

10 Shrimp-tacular Dinners

Shrimp is one of those ingredients that most of us never tire of--its subtle sweetness and fresh, briny flavor pair well with a wide range of flavor combinations, which makes it easy to create a diverse playbook of recipes. We've rounded up ten of our favorite shrimp recipes, all of them designed to deliver maximum shrimp flavor. From rich, buttery, garlicky shrimp scampi to Cajun shrimp with a kick, these recipes are all about bringing out the best in shrimp.

How to Make Shrimp Scampi

This shrimp scampi recipe calls for flavor filled with butter, lemon, olive oil, garlic and more. This dish looks impressive and is very easy to make.

Shrimp Scampi: Make the Takeout

Buttery, garlicky shrimp with a hint of white wine--shrimp scampi brings the flavors of Venice straight to your dinner table. Your favorite little red-checked-tablecloth Italian restaurant probably makes a version to die for, but once you've tried this simple Shrimp Scampi recipe, you may hold off on the takeout and make it at home from now on. Simply saute garlic in butter for a minute, add your shrimp and cook for just a minute on each side.

Dinner Tonight: 5-Ingredient Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Try this 5-ingredient recipe for grilled shrimp tonight for a main dish that's both easy to prepare and to clean up.

Easy Chinese Szechwan Shrimp Stir-Fry: 30-Minute Meal

The best thing about Chinese recipes is that they are easy, easy, easy. This Szechwan Shrimp stir-fry, for example, take only 30 minutes to make. You can't beat that for speed.

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