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).
18 Quick Dinners That Start with Frozen Shrimp
Ginger-pineapple Shrimp Stir-fry
Just help yourself to seconds.
Vietnamese Shrimp And Collard Green Salad With Crispy Shallots
Close your eyes and you’re in Saigon. (Thanks, Coterie member Phoebe Lapine.)
Roasted Shrimp And Polenta With Halloumi Or Pancetta Crisps
We’re all about this Greek grilling cheese.
Squid Ink Pasta With Shrimp And Burrata
Impress your dinner guests, you fancy hostess.
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.
Bruschetta Baked Shrimp
Presenting our new favorite casserole.
Old Bay Shrimp And Sausage Sheet-pan Dinner
An American classic that always delivers.
Thai Shrimp Tostadas
Upgrade taco Tuesday, thanks to Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp.
20-minute Shrimp Scampi Zoodles
Yep, you heard us. Twenty minutes.
Honey-lime Shrimp And Avocado Taco Salad
Maybe even better than a big bowl of guac.
Bang Bang Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
You won’t regret this holiday meal.
Aglio Olio Zoodles With Summer Vegetables And Shrimp
Coterie member Jesse Reilly comes in strong with this Italian twist.
Spicy Shrimp Veracruz
Bring on the heat.
Shrimp With Cauliflower ‘grits’ And Arugula
We’re loving this low-carb, grain-free option.
Easy Shrimp Pasta Salad
Potlucks are covered, thanks to Coterie member Maria Lichty.
Shrimp Alfredo Fettuccine
Warning: You’re going to want thirds (and fourths).
Shrimp Melt With Capers And Old Bay Seasoning
Try it for an unexpected (and elevated) brunch.
Shrimp And Artichoke Green Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette
The ladies who lunch have nothing on you.