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25 Healthy Shrimp Recipes That Are Incredibly Delicious

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Shrimp is one of the most popular and widely eaten seafood in the world, and for very good reason too.

For one, they’re quite versatile when it comes to cooking, and can stretch across an array of dishes. From salads, to stir fries, tacos, soups and much more. They’re really just that good.

Not to mention their impressive nutritional profile. Being rich in protein, relatively low in calories, and loaded with good nutrients and antioxidants, it’s no wonder why shrimp is often being sought after by people who want to eat healthier or better.

And when it comes to cooking, not only are they really delicious, but they also cook pretty quickly, in just about 5 minutes, making them the ultimate weeknight dinner superstar.

If you’re looking for yummy and healthy ways to incorporate shrimp into your favorite meals, then look no further.

Here are 25 easy, incredibly delicious, and healthy shrimp recipes to satisfy your cravings. From easy weeknight dinners that come together in a snap, to finger-licking appetizers and stress-free lunches, there’s something for everything.

Go ahead and dig in.

25 Healthy Shrimp Recipes To Enjoy


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25 super easy, delicious and healthy shrimp recipes that’ll satisfy your cravings without guilt. From your favorite shrimp tacos, to shrimp pasta, shrimp salad and much more. These healthy shrimp recipes make the perfect weeknight dinner, or lunch or even a tasty appetizer to enjoy. #shrimp #shrimprecipes #healthyshrimp #dinner #healthydinner #healthyrecipes

1) Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet

Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet
Via: Cooking With Mima

Need dinner in a jiffy? This quick and easy vegetable skillet combines juicy shrimp, with tasty and colorful veggies like zucchini, yellow squash and bell peppers in the most perfect way possible.

Not only does this come around pretty quickly (in just 20 minutes total), it’s also super healthy, and low in carbs and calories, but will leave you very much satisfied.

Get the recipe at – Cooking With Mima

2) Creamy Garlic Shrimp With Parmesan

Creamy Garlic Shrimp With Parmesan
Via: Café Delites

What a beauty to behold. This creamy and buttery garlic shrimp with parmesan cheese is just so good, and versatile too. You could serve this over some rice, noodles, with a salad, you name it.

And at just 4g carbs, keto dieters can get in on the fun too. Say hello to your new comfort food.

Get the recipe at – Café Delites

3) Healthy Shrimp Scampi

Healthy Shrimp Scampi
Via: Feel Good Foodie

Looking for a healthier alternative to regular pasta? Try this yummy shrimp scampi with zucchini noodles. It’s lower in carbs and calories, but still packs in all the good flavor. And it comes together in just 15 minutes from scratch.

Get the recipe at – Feel Good Foodie

4) Healthy Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa

Healthy Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa
Via: Well Plated

With juicy lemon garlic shrimp and nutrient-rich grains like quinoa, you’ll have a delicious, healthy and protein rich dinner in no time.

Plus it all comes together in a single pan, which means less stress for cleanup. Hooray anyone?

Get the recipe at – Well Plated

5) 20-Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp

20-Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp
Via: Sally’s Baking Addiction

Delicious honey garlic shrimp is combined with rice/grain of choice and steamed broccoli/veggie of choice, and all in just 20 minutes. If this doesn’t make you drool I don’t know what will.

Get the recipe at – Sally’s Baking Addiction

Also See: 30 Cheap, And Healthy Dinner Recipes That’ll Leave You Satisfied

6) Spicy Honey Lime Shrimp

Spicy Honey Lime Shrimp
Via: The Chunky Chef

The sweet and spicy sauce is where it’s at for this recipe. Super easy to make and in just 15 minutes from scratch, this will be one of your all-time weeknight favorites.

Get the recipe at – The Chunky Chef

7) Low-Carb Shrimp Fajita Meal-Prep Bowls

Low-Carb Shrimp Fajita Meal-Prep Bowls
Via: Primavera Kitchen

Meal prepping is one of the best and easiest ways to save time through the busy weeks. You simply just grab, reheat and enjoy. No stress.

These low carb shrimp fajita bowls, are great for meal prep, and combine juicy shrimp, with fajitas, all seasoned to perfection and served over a bed of cauliflower rice.

It’s the perfect low carb weeknight dinner to whip up in just a few minutes, or simply make ahead, grab and enjoy.

Get the recipe at – Primavera Kitchen

8) Lime Cilantro Shrimp and Black Bean Salad

Lime Cilantro Shrimp and Black Bean Salad
Via: Averie Cooks

Your regular salads could never taste this good. With tender and juicy shrimp, creamy avocado, black beans, and other tasty veggies, all graced with the perfect lime sauce, there’s no way anyone would resist this.

Did I forget to mention that this comes together in just about 10 minutes? Dinner will be a breeze.

Get the recipe at – Averie Cooks

9) Healthy Shrimp Salad

Healthy Shrimp Salad
Via: Fit Foodie Finds

This delight combines perfectly cooked shrimp, navy white beans, and a number of colorful veggies all blessed with a creamy dressing, and in well under 30 minutes too.

This could make a wonderful main or even side dish, and packs just about 250 calories per wholesome serving.

Get the recipe at – Fit Foodie Finds

10) 5-Ingredient Honey Garlic Shrimp

5-Ingredient Honey Garlic Shrimp
Via: Simply Whisked

Some people say simple is boring, and I couldn’t disagree more.

This delicious honey garlic shrimp requires just 5-simple ingredients to achieve perfection. After that, it’s combined with some rice and zoodles and topped with sesame seeds. Just one bite is all it takes to get you addicted.

Get the recipe at – Simply Whisked

Also See: 30 Incredible Dinner Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Less

11) Chili Lime Shrimp Power Bowls

Chili Lime Shrimp Power Bowls
Via: Healthy Little Peach

Nothing beats perfectly-grilled vegetables on a hot summer’s day.

This delight combines rainbow veggies like red cabbage, zucchini and peppers, alongside tasty shrimp, drizzled in a wonderful chili lime sauce. The thought of it alone is enough to cause watery mouths.

Get the recipe at – Healthy Little Peach

12) Skinny Chinese Orange Shrimp

Skinny Chinese Orange Shrimp
Via: Cooking Made Healthy

Move over, orange chicken! This delicious orange shrimp has all the flavor and yummy goodness, and is also healthier. You won’t even crave takeout after this.

Get the recipe at – Cooking Made Healthy

13) Grilled Shrimp Boil in Foil Packets

Grilled Shrimp Boil in Foil Packets
Via: Diet Hood

Stressful cleanup? Never heard of it. With yummy shrimp, corn, sausage, potatoes and more, you’ll have a tongue-soothing, flavor rich and satisfying dinner in no time.

Get the recipe at – Diet Hood

14) Spicy Shrimp Stuffed Avocados

Spicy Shrimp Stuffed Avocados
Via: Delish

Need a quick and easy lunch to satisfy your cravings? This spicy shrimp stuffed avocados is just the thing. They’re so easy to prepare, creamy, delicious, and come together in just 20 minutes. Yes please.

Get the recipe at – Delish

15) Blackened Shrimp Avocado Burrito Bowls

Blackened Shrimp Avocado Burrito Bowls
Via: The Recipe Critic

With blackened shrimp, brown rice, corn, black beans, and avocado, these burrito bowls are loaded with flavor, and sure to leave you wanting more.  Top with your favorite dressing and enjoy.

Get the recipe at – The Recipe Critic

Also See: 20 Easy And Healthy Salads That Taste Incredibly Good

16) Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos
Via: Gimme Some Oven

Forget the ground beef. These delicious shrimp tacos topped with a nice homemade chipotle crema are going to knock your socks off. And making them couldn’t be any easier. Say hello to your new taco night’s favorite.

Get the recipe at – Gimme Some Oven

17) Teriyaki BBQ Shrimp Skewers

Teriyaki BBQ Shrimp Skewers
Via: A Spicy Perspective

You just can’t go wrong with these shrimp skewers. Covered in a nice sweet and savory teriyaki sauce and grilled together with your favorite veggies, they’ll make an amazing summertime dinner, ready in the snap of a finger.

Get the recipe at – A Spicy Perspective

18) Air Fryer Bang Bang Panko Breaded Fried Shrimp

Air Fryer Bang Bang Panko Breaded Fried Shrimp
Via: Stay Snatched

You’d have never guessed that this was healthy. For this delicious appetizer, the shrimp is cooked to crispy perfection in the air fryer, and served alongside a nice sweet chili and Sriracha dipping sauce. And all in under 30 minutes.

Get the recipe at – Stay Snatched

19) Buffalo Shrimp

Buffalo Shrimp
Via: Dinner At The Zoo

Speaking of tasty appetizers, this buffalo shrimp is a must try. Made by dipping perfectly crispy shrimp into a simple 3-ingredient buffalo sauce, it’ll sure leave you licking your fingers afterwards.

Serve with your favorite dips and enjoy. The only difficult part here, is not eating it all within the first 5 minutes. It’s just that good.

Get the recipe at – Dinner At The Zoo

20) Bacon, Shrimp and Corn Chowder

Bacon, Shrimp and Corn Chowder
Via: The Blonde Cook

The perfect comfort food for those cold and chilly nights. You’ll want to have this on repeat.

Get the recipe at – The Blonde Cook

Also See: 30 Comforting Soup Recipes To Keep You Warm And Cozy

21) Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Vegetables

Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Vegetables
Via: Spices In My DNA

Rich in flavor and creamy goodness, this Thai red curry shrimp with coconut milk is sure to become an all-time favorite at the dinner table.

It is also packed with tasty veggies, and served over a bed of cardamom and star anise flavored rice, although any preferred grain of choice works too. And I hear the leftovers are out of this world.

Get the recipe at – Spices In My DNA

22) Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Via: Healthy Nibbles

Packed with fresh and tasty veggies, juicy shrimp, and served with a heavenly peanut sauce, there’s nothing to not love about these spring rolls.

Get the recipe at – Healthy Nibbles

23) Quick Shrimp Pho with Vegetables

Quick Shrimp Pho with Vegetables
Via: Skinny Taste

It’s just like takeout, minus the guilt, but with all the amazing flavors. Seconds anyone?

Get the recipe at – Skinny Taste

24) Keto Breaded Shrimp

Keto Breaded Shrimp
Via: Delish

Crispy shrimp is an absolute delight to behold. But even with high carb breading options like breadcrumbs off the list, you don’t have to miss out on anything.

These keto breaded shrimp use a secret low carb breading (pork rinds) to get the yummy crispiness, without raising the carb count. In fact, these keto breaded shrimps pack just 3g net carbs per wholesome serving.

Get the recipe at – Delish

25) 15-Minute Shrimp, Snow Pea, And Ginger Stir Fry

15-Minute Shrimp, Snow Pea, And Ginger Stir Fry
Via: A Beautiful Plate

Say hello to your new weeknight savior. Loaded with flavor and ready in just 15 minutes, you’ll want to have it on repeat. Serve over some rice or noodles and enjoy.

Get the recipe at – A Beautiful Plate


These yummy and healthy shrimp recipes will leave everyone satisfied, and licking their fingers for sure.

Which one are you preparing next? Let me know down below.

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