Spicy Shrimp

With dry rubs, marinades, or pastes, it's easy to make all different varieties of spicy shrimp. From grilled to pasta to Thai, these easy recipes make spicy shrimp dishes that vary in heat from a little zing to blazing hot.

See Popular Spicy Shrimp Recipes

Camarrones a la Crema

Better Homes and Gardens

Shrimp in cream sauce is a delightful dinner option for any weeknight. Serve this Mexican entree over rice or roll a scoop of shrimp and vegetables inside a tortilla.

Total: 45 mins

Spicy Low-Country Shrimp and Grits

Family Circle

This hot and spicy shrimp recipe takes it's cue from Cajun seasoning, red pepper sauce, and red pepper flakes. Serve with andouille sausage and grits to complete the meal.

Fire and Ice Shrimp

Family Circle

Add this spicy shrimp appetizer to your party or potluck menu. It's the perfect make-ahead recipe for any gathering.

Shrimp with Green Chile Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Naturally mild shrimp and rice are injected with Mexican flavor, both in the shrimp's cooking broth and the rice's pureed pepper sauce.

Total: 40 mins

How to Boil Shrimp

When you're more in the mood for surf than turf, the only thing standing between you and a delicious seafood dish is knowing how to boil shrimp. Boiling is a popular method for cooking shrimp because it's quick (just a few minutes), no-fuss, no-fat, and produces a firm-but-tender texture.

Spicy Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Family Circle

Diavolo is the Italian word for devil and refers to sauces seasoned with hot chiles. In this 20-minute recipe, red pepper flakes provide plenty of heat for a shrimp and tomato sauce that's tossed with linguine.

Cajun Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Elegant enough for holiday celebrations, this appetizer recipe is also easy enough to prepare on a relaxing night in.

Mediterranean Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

This marinated shrimp appetizer can be served in cocktail glasses for a party presentation. It's ready in 25 minutes, but tastes best when chilled before serving.

Peachy Po-Boy

Better Homes and Gardens

Caribbean Shrimp

Family Circle

Spicy Shrimp Pasta

Better Homes and Gardens

Shellfish is always a popular combination in a pasta recipe which includes sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic. Add broccoli florets to round out this quick-and-easy meal.

Total: 20 mins

Shrimp with Peppers & Corn

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Jamaican Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Jamaican cooks know how to temper spicy peppers with a hint of sweetness. A little honey and a fresh jalapeno capture the magical Caribbean taste in this appetizer.

Shrimp & Kale over Roasted Garlic Polenta

Family Circle

Polenta is enhanced with roasted garlic and topped with shrimp and kale in this delicious meal.

Sauteed Baja Fish

Fitness

Rub white fish fillets with oil and chile pepper, then saute a few minutes on high heat for a super fast and healthy dinner.

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