Say hello to your new secret weapon for speedy weeknight meals: frozen shrimp. Stash them in the deep freezer, then quickly pull them out after a long night at the office or running the kids from soccer practice to dance rehearsals. Here, 18 dinner recipes that use frozen shrimp (and are ready in 30 minutes or less).

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Ginger-Pineapple Shrimp Stir-Fry

Just help yourself to seconds.

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Vietnamese Shrimp and Collard Green Salad with Crispy Shallots

Close your eyes and you’re in Saigon. (Thanks, Coterie member Phoebe Lapine.)

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Roasted Shrimp and Polenta with Halloumi or Pancetta Crisps

We’re all about this Greek grilling cheese.

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Squid Ink Pasta with Shrimp and Burrata

Impress your dinner guests, you fancy hostess.

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Browned Butter Shrimp and Rice Bowls with Sautéed Kale and Avocado

You won’t believe this dish by Coterie member Heidi Larsen started in the freezer.

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Bruschetta Baked Shrimp

Presenting our new favorite casserole.

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Old Bay Shrimp and Sausage Sheet-Pan Dinner

An American classic that always delivers.

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Thai Shrimp Tostadas

Upgrade taco Tuesday, thanks to Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp.

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20-Minute Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

Yep, you heard us. Twenty minutes.

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Honey-Lime Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad

Maybe even better than a big bowl of guac.

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Bang Bang Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

You won’t regret this holiday meal.

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Aglio Olio Zoodles with Summer Vegetables and Shrimp

Coterie member Jesse Reilly comes in strong with this Italian twist.

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Spicy Shrimp Veracruz

Bring on the heat.

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Shrimp with Cauliflower ‘Grits’ and Arugula

We’re loving this low-carb, grain-free option.

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Easy Shrimp Pasta Salad

Potlucks are covered, thanks to Coterie member Maria Lichty.

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Shrimp Alfredo Fettuccine

Warning: You’re going to want thirds (and fourths).

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Shrimp Melt with Capers and Old Bay Seasoning

Try it for an unexpected (and elevated) brunch.

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Shrimp and Artichoke Green Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

The ladies who lunch have nothing on you.

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