The Home of Recipes for Shrimp

Shrimp Spells

At Shrimp-magic we sometimes refer to recipes for shrimp as Shrimp Spells because we find them so enchanting.  I hope you agree.

shrimp pil pil Do you have a great shrimp or prawn recipe that other shrimp lovers would enjoy?

Have you got the inside scoop on Michael Jackson's favorite shrimp dish?

Or, maybe you've got a great tip to make our favorite seafood even better ... in any case we'd love to hear what you have to share.  Click here to tell us about it.

Or, Click here to see what other folks have left ...

sw

 

iconThe typical recipe for shrimp.

  • In  typical recipes for shrimp you can substitute prawns, and vice versa, unless specified otherwise.
     
  • It usually doesn't matter what size the shrimps are. What is more important is the weight of the drained, unfrozen, peeled and deveined shrimp which the recipe calls for.
     
  • Fresh shrimp is usually preferred for all recipes, with frozen shrimp being second in preference.
     
  • When you are buying frozen shrimp, do not choose shrimp which has been defrosted or partly thawed in the store. It may have already started to deteriorate.
     
  • If you wish to use unpeeled shrimp in a recipe, you would use roughly double the weight which is specified for peeled, deveined, deheaded shrimp.
     
  • HOSO is the short-hand name that that may be used in stores for shrimp with head on and shell on.

iconOur Shrimp Recipes
 

  • Scampi An extremely popular and simple dish, typical of Italian shrimp cookery.
     
  • My First Shrimp Recipe The first shrimp dish I remember preparing.  So simple a 10-year-old can do it -- and tasty, too.
     
  • Icelandic Shrimp Soup is a traditional festive dish which shrimp lovers will enjoy year-round.
     
  • If you're looking for a simple hit for the outdoor grill, try this Garlic Prawn recipe
     
  • Shrimp Pil Pil is a very simple and tasty Chilean variation on Garlic Shrimp. Eat it with your bare hands and you can't avoid licking your fingers.
     
  • A delicious and highly sought-after recipe is Shrimp and Grits from the Southern US.
     
  • What can be more appetizing than a Coconut Shrimp appetizer?
     
  • A hearty and wholesome meal for a camping outing is the zesty Shrimp Boil.
     
  • This Shrimp Stir Fry is flavorful combination of stir-fry and Thai cooking...
     
  • The traditional Japanese tempura cookery and shrimp are a winner in our Shrimp Tempura recipe.
     
  • One of the most sought-after recipes we have is this one for Shrimp and Grits
     
  • Shrimp Scampi Pasta is a combination that is hard to beat--try this magical invention of chef Tyler Florence.
     
  • Do you want to do Shrimp on the Barbie, and do you know the origin of that phrase?  Learn both in Grilled Shrimp Recipe.
     
  • This Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe deserves to be in the Guiness book of records ... take a look to see why.
     
  • Our Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe is a perfect example of how a simple sauce makes all the difference in the world.
     
  • A delicious and simple combination of shrimp and pasta can be found in our Shrimp Alfredo Recipe
     
  • No need to head south of the border for an authentic Shrimp Ceviche Recipe.  It's waiting for you here.
     
  • Do you need a quick vampire repellant which is also delicious and simple to prepare?  Try our Garlic Shrimp Pasta recipe.
     
  • Do you have a traditional family favorite yet?  If not, try this Shrimp and Pasta recipe -- it's sure to be a hit.
     
  • Now there's no more reason to wonder how Chinese food chains like PF Chang's make their wonderful shrimp dishes  Try our Shrimp Fried Rice recipe and you will have your guests begging for a second helping.
     
  • Need something to warm your body and lift your spirits on a cold and dreary day?  There's hardly anything better than our Shrimp Bisque recipe.
     
  • There's gourmet and there's spicey ... our Cajun Shrimp recipe gives the pair a whole new meaning. Try it!
     
  • Looking for an interesting variation for cooking pasta?  Try our Shrimp Sauce recipe.
     
  • So is it a Norwegian Lobster, a Dublin Prawn or Scampi?  Regardless of the name, it'll be great using this Prawn Curry recipe.
     
  • Party coming up and you need a great dip.  For 2 great possibilities check these Shrimp Dip recipes.
     
  • Here's a 2-in-one deal for busy cooks, Shrimp Pasta Salad recipe.
     
  • Somebody's soul need soothing?  Use this Shrimp Soup recipe just once, and it'll be a favorite.
     
  • Are you craving for the kind of gumbo grandma used to slave all day over a hot stove making?  Our Shrimp Gumbo recipe will bring that back to you.
     
  • This recipe hails from the south coast of India where shrimp and other seafood are abundant.  If you enjoy curry you'll love this Shrimp Curry recipe
     
  • Gourmet food is often thought to be difficult to prepare.  Try our Baked Stuffed Shrimp recipe, and you may change your mind..
     
  • Just about anything I know can be made more intesting with nuts. Try this Walnut Shrimp Recipe and you'll be nuts for it too.
     
  • Our New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Recipe is a favorite in Louisiana and a lot of other places too! With this simple recipe, you can enjoy this authentic Creole flavor right at home.
     
  • It's amazing the number of people who don't know how to cook shrimp, but our Boiled Shrimp Recipe is a no-fail classic even a rank novice can master with ease.
     
  • See Shrimp Appetizers for a taste you'd kill for.
     
  • Got some fresh firm Cherry Tomatoes?  Try this Shrimp Tomato Salad for an unforgettable dish
     
  • When you learn the basics you can then start to branch out to create your own masterpieces. Here's the most basic of all Fried Shrimp Recipe.
     
  • Our recipe spies have infiltrated the kitchen of a Carnival Cruise ship to bring you Scampi Provençale which you can now serve at home.
     
  • Tandoori Shrimp is thought to be East Indian cookery, but you can make it at home without a tandoor over.
     
  • Looking for something with a Mexican twist for the barbecue?. Take a look at Tequila Grilled Shrimp.
     
  • Mustard Grilled Shrimp is sooooo easy, it just about makes itself.  Fortunately somebody still has to eat it!
     
  • Zuider Zee Shrimp Gumbo is a delicious and satisfying dish to add to your repertoire
     
  • Is Perky Pickled Shrimp just a variation of Ceviche, or is it totally something else?  Independent testers urgently sought!
     
  • Poblano Spaghetti with Garlic Shrimp is an absolute joy to the taste buds.
     
  • Never heard of Creajun Shrimp?  Here's your chance to learn sumthin' new and enjoy it too.
     
  • Dried Prawn Stir Fry with green onions uses dried prawn and green onions and two unusual spices for a tasty, healthy meal.
     
  • Rocket Prawns with pasta are not about fast-food, but rather a sensational flavor which you might want to get to know.
     
  • Shrimp Tatsuaage is a simple example of Japanese cookery.
     
  • Grilled Shrimp with Spinach Salad provides a delicious change of pace
    .
  • With our recently added shrimp translations we can now safely serve such dishes as Fajitas à la crevette.

  • From Singapore, we can offer you Boastador Prawns , featuring Rempah.

  • This version of Barbecue Shrimp, adds the taste of orange to produce a delightful variation.

  • You'll never find an easier Shrimp Batter than the Wizard's version.  It's simple, easy and delicious for shrimp and prawns.  Even works great with chicken.

  • Most people don't think of baking to prepare shrimp, but Garlic Baked Shrimp is easy.

Recipe Collections

Below are recipes for shrimp which offer several variations on a basic theme, or simply variations on a common basic preparation to help you create more variety in your menu planning.

  • So many recipes for shrimp are easy to prepare, but the following might be considered to be a "Quick Start Guide to Shrimps": Easy Shrimp Recipes.
     
  • Shrimp Salad Recipes -- your imagination is the only limit on the variety.
     
  • Shrimp Cocktail Recipes all start with a classic American idea and stretch off into infinity with variations according to your taste.
     
  • The principal difference between Grilled Shrimp Recipes lies mainly in the marinade you use.  We start you off with a few variations.
     
  • If you love pasta as much as I do, you'll be glad that looking at these Shrimp Pasta Recipes won't add an inch to your waistline  -- otherwise, I would have gained 40 pounds just thinking about them.
     
  • Looking for a variation on a how to fry them?  Fried Shrimp Recipes is chock full of ideas.
     
  • What's good to use for dipping Shrimp?  Maybe the question would be easier to answer if you asked what doesn't go with shrimp.  See Shrimp Dipping Sauces for ideas

There's lots more to come.  Register for the Shrimp-Magic Wand and receive email notification, with direct links, when more  recipes for shrimp become available.

The Shrimp Recipe Exchange

What's your favorite Shrimp dish?

What's the greatest thing you've ever prepared using shrimp? Other shrimp lovers will love you to share it. Spread the joy around and tell us what you've discovered.

What do you call your favorite Shrimp preparation?

Tell us how you make and serve it.[ ? ]

Do you have a photo of your masterpiece (optional - but we hope so!)[ ? ]

Add a Picture/Graphic Caption (optional) 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

Your Name

(first or full name)

Your Location

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

Check box to agree to these submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)

Recipes which other shrimp wizards have shared

Click below to see recipes and tips from other shrimp lovers ...

Shrimp Recipes: Prawn and Green Mango Salad 
As you can imagine prawn recipes are abundant in Australia. Surrounded by ocean, prawns are a bit of a national icon. 'Throw another shrimp on the …

Shrimp Potato Salad Recipe 
This Shrimp Potato Salad Recipe starts with the ever-popular summer favorate of potato salad and steps it up to a new level by adding shrimp. It is simple …

Camarones al mojo de ajo 
Very simple. My father always shared his recipes. He learned on his own, following his taste but always kept in mind the different cultures and races …

Southern Seafood dish Not rated yet
I used 6 garlic cloves, 6 red potatoes, 6 ears of corn shelled on shrimp and old bay seasoning. I've lost the recipe need help preparing it again. Can …

Jalisco Shrimp Not rated yet
I've had it several different ways but as a cold and very thin juice is the best. Adding squid to this also adds to the flavor. makes about 6 servings …

Shrimp Recipes: Ho Kien Mee Not rated yet
There can be little discussion, I love soups. Being a Dutchman and living for many years in Asia, I am used to noodle soups. There are plenty to explore, …

Scampi crudi alla maniera di dalla Valentina, with shrimp fume calamari risotto Not rated yet
This is a combination of an easy but unbelievable shrimp dish--Scampi crudi alla maniera di dalla Valentina, with shrimp fume calamari risottoa

Click here to write your own.

More Recipes for Shrimp

Unless a link to an external site carries some kind of comment or recommendation it is offered here simply as an alternative. Use it, or not, "at your own risk", but if you do discover one that you really like (or dislike), please let me know using our contact form. If appropriate we'll add your comments here.

Shrimp Magic Signature

Magic IngredientAn exclusive bonus for all new recipients of the Shrimp-Magic Wand is my exotic Magic Ingredient which guarantees to make almost anything extra special.  Try it once, you'll never want to be without it!
Get your Shrimp-Magic Wand now!

Subscribe To
This Site

XML RSS
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Add to Newsgator
Subscribe with Bloglines


Shrimp recipes Tips and tricks Sauce & Sides About shrimp Restaurants Wine  Translation
Recipe Exchange Recipe Converter Great Ideas

How to do Magic Magic Tricks


Learn the secret of my exotic Magic Ingredient!
It's yours when you request Shrimp-Magic Wand

Email

Name

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise -- over a stack of Grilled Jumbo Shrimp --to use it only to send you Shrimp-Magic Wand.