22 Versatile Shrimp Recipes From Around The World

Shrimp tend to be the most popular shellfish because of their versatile flavour and wide appeal. According to MarketResearch.com, these quick-cooking crustaceans are among the world's most popular seafood, and consumption is expected to rise through 2026.

Puerto Rican mofongo combines African, Spanish, and Dominican flavours. This unique dish is traditionally made with pork, but it honours its island roots when prepared with sweet shrimp in a tomato-pepper sauce.

Simple Shrimp Mofongo

This easy shrimp recipe is delicious. Fully cooked shrimp and an air fryer ensure crispy crustaceans and a clean kitchen. The shrimp are triple-coated in flour, beaten egg, and Cajun-spiced panko breadcrumbs, creating a crispy, spicy coating.

Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp

Substitute a shrimp patty, fresh toppings, and spicy mayo for your standard burger. Roughly chopped shrimp is bound with egg, panko breadcrumbs, and finely minced shrimp seasoned with garlic, ginger, and lemon.

Shrimp Burger

You don't need to be a chef to make this creamy French soup. This simple shrimp bisque is made with seafood stock full of crustaceans and thickened with a roux.

Simple Shrimp Bisque

This shrimp salad combines summer flavours in a light, refreshing dish. Grilling tender shrimp adds a smoky, savoury char to their sweet flavour. Crustaceans sit on a bed of crisp lettuce, cherry tomatoes, and sweet corn.

Grilled shrimp salad

Cajun flavour, hardy vegetables, and sweet shrimp combine to make a delicious dish. Signature gumbo vegetables like earthy-sweet okra, thick-cut celery, sweet onion, and bell peppers season tender shrimp in this Southern stew.

Shrimp-okra gumbo

Few things beat sweet shrimp in garlic butter with crusty bread. You can substitute fresh shrimp with frozen shrimp that thaws in minutes and has the same flavour.

Garlic-butter shrimp

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