If you're looking for a Mardi Gras dinner recipe, shrimp is a good place to start. Our Mardi Gras shrimp collection includes hearty dinner recipes for Spicy Cajun Shrimp, a selection of gumbos, and even a shrimp po' boy.See Popular Shrimp Recipes
Scampi refers to shrimp that are split, brushed with garlicky butter and broiled. The recipe here calls for flavoring butter with lemon, garlic, parsley and thyme, then dotting it liberally on shrimp and roasting the shellfish until it sizzles.
A New Orleans favorite, this hefty sandwich is typically served on a baguette. Combine mango with chilled shrimp, rather than the customary fried shrimp, for a fresh take on tradition.
Put everything but the shrimp into your slow cooker and let it go for the day. At dinner, add the shrimp, let it heat, then eat!
Adding a container of prepared pesto turns the rice green. It's a speedy way to provide plenty of fresh basil flavor to this 30-minute recipe.
Here's a new twist on a New Orleans classic. With shrimp, sausage, ham, and pasta, it's a filling main dish that's ready in just 35 minutes.
The arrival of the first sweet onions of the season is an event to be celebrated, and this dish does just that. The onions are slow-cooked in the oven--which brings out even more sweetness--and then combined with both orange zest and juice, plus some balsamic vinegar to balance the flavors. Jumbo shrimp are added here, but sweet scallops would be delicious as well. Serve with warmed flour tortillas so this luscious dish can be eaten taco-style.
Cook shrimp in an herbed tomato sauce and toss with spaghetti for a tasty low-fat supper.
When serving this seafood main dish, feel free to substitute your favorite cocktail sauce for the sauce recipes provided.
Fresh citrus provides beautiful balance to these smoky and spicy grilled shrimp. Shrimp are marketed according to size, with numbers denoting how many individual shrimp are in one pound. For example, medium-sized shrimp are packaged (and labeled) 31-35 shrimp per pound, while jumbo shrimp are packaged at 11-15 per pound.
Full-flavored Creole seasoning, fresh asparagus, red sweet pepper, and onion impart flavors of French, Spanish, and African cuisines to this recipe. The shrimp and vegetables offer nutrients to enhance immunity, boost energy, and safeguard against cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
Browning the flour gives the gumbo its distinctive rich color and flavor.
Cajun seasoning adds bold flavor to the shrimp and vegetables in this quick dinner recipe. Couscous is mixed in as well to make this a complete meal.
Using smoked turkey sausage adds flavor to this Louisiana-style 30-minute dinner while keeping the calories and fat low.