Popular Shrimp Appetizers Recipes

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.

Smoky-Hot Raspberry Shrimp

Give your shrimp a spicy makeover by adding chili powder, ground cumin, and chipotle chile peppers and enjoy this quick dinner any night of the week.

From Diabetic Living

Smoky-Hot Raspberry Shrimp

Sizzled Citrus Shrimp

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).

From EatingWell

Sizzled Citrus 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.

How to Make Shrimp Scampi

Curry-Roasted Shrimp with Oranges

Shrimp, oranges and curry make a great flavor trio. Serve over rice as a main course or as is for an appetizer.

From EatingWell

Curry-Roasted Shrimp with Oranges

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Yellow Gazpacho Salsa

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.

From EatingWell

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Yellow Gazpacho Salsa

Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

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

From EatingWell

Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

Scallop & Shrimp Dumplings

People along the Yangtze River enjoy dumplings with a variety of fillings, from seafood to red meat, eggs to vegetables. In Wuhan, dumplings may be served at any meal. Crisp, pan-fried dumplings don't have to be loaded with fat. Cooking them in a mix of water and oil makes them crisp on the bottom, tender and juicy inside.

From EatingWell

Scallop & Shrimp Dumplings

Caramelized Onion & Shrimp Bruschetta

Caramelized onion and golden raisins add sweet balance to shrimp in this easy bruschetta. It can be assembled in just a few minutes if you make the onion spread ahead of time. For a vegetarian option, serve topped with crumbled feta.

From EatingWell

Caramelized Onion & Shrimp Bruschetta

Shrimp Mini Smorrebrod

Baby shrimp and tangy lemon top thinly sliced rye bread in this easy Danish appetizer. Smorrebrod--which translates in Danish to "buttered bread"--are endlessly creative open-face sandwiches, meant to be eaten with a knife and fork as a light meal. Here we make appetizer-size smorrebrod, perfect for entertaining.

From EatingWell

Shrimp Mini Smorrebrod

Garlic Shrimp Dip

From Midwest Living

Garlic Shrimp Dip

Marinated Shrimp and Artichokes

These shrimp appetizer kabobs make a colorful addition to any appetizer buffet.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Marinated Shrimp and Artichokes

Devils on Horseback

Bacon-wrapped shrimp and a tangy mayonnaise sauce make this appetizer, which is fun to serve at Halloween.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Devils on Horseback

Scampi Shrimp Skewers

Start your backyard cookout with these appetizer kabobs. Your guests can nibble on the garlicky shrimp while you grill the rest of the meal.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Scampi Shrimp Skewers

Holiday Shrimp Rounds

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.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Holiday Shrimp Rounds

Lemongrass Shrimp Pate

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.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lemongrass Shrimp Pate

Ginger Shrimp

The Asian spices in this make-ahead appetizer pair nicely with a dry champagne.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Ginger Shrimp

Shrimp Skewers with Parsley Oil

From Fitness

Shrimp Skewers with Parsley Oil

Gingery Shrimp Dumplings

From Fitness

Gingery Shrimp Dumplings

Shrimp Skewers

From Family Circle

Shrimp Skewers

Shrimp with Two Sauces

From Family Circle

Shrimp with Two Sauces

Shrimp and Tomato Shooters

From Diabetic Living

Shrimp and Tomato Shooters

Pumpkin-Shrimp Bruschetta

From Diabetic Living

Pumpkin-Shrimp Bruschetta

Marinated Shrimp Scampi

From Diabetic Living

Marinated Shrimp Scampi

Two-Way Nachos

From Family Circle

Two-Way Nachos

Chile-Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chile-Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp with Basil

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

From Diabetic Living

Shrimp with Basil

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