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16 Leftover Shrimp Recipes

Because shrimp is another type of food that typically disappears quickly in my home, I haven’t tried as much as I’d like with different recipes that employ shrimp that was previously prepared.

There are a number of them that are so delicious that I have even prepared additional shrimp just so that I can savor them. Experiment with them on your own the next time you have any leftovers lying around.

1. Shrimp Bread

Bread, cheese, and shrimp, oh my! Do I even need to continue? At the beach one year, my cousin and her husband brought over this loaf of deliciousness for all of us to try, and it became an instant favorite. You might make it into a dinner by adding a salad to it.
You may slice it and serve it as an appetizer, or you can serve it whole with a salad and make it a meal. Yum!

2. Shrimp Cakes – 30 Minutes Only!

The Shrimp Cakes are succulent and full of taste, and they are flavored with fresh dill, lemon, and smoky paprika. They are served with the most incredible dipping sauce that is made with mayonnaise. The cakes are an excellent option for a finger meal that everyone in the family will enjoy.

In addition, use fresh lemon juice because this will give the dish a nicer flavor and make it taste more fresh.

3. Easy Firecracker Shrimp

Incredible crispness, incredible sweetness, and just the right amount of fire. In addition to having an exquisite flavor profile, this dish is very simple to prepare.

Egg rolls should be added to the Dutch oven in batches and fried for about two to three minutes, or until they are equally golden brown and crispy. Place on a platter that has been lined with paper towels.

4. Shrimp Roll

A delicious summertime lunch, the shrimp roll is created with buttery, toasty rolls that are stuffed with shrimp salad that has a lot of taste.
Yes! You certainly may prepare the shrimp salad the day before, and then all you need to do the next day is make the shrimp rolls. Keeping all of this in mind, I would advise against preparing shrimp salad more than a day in advance.

5. Shrimp Scampi

With giant shrimp soaked in a garlicky, lemony butter sauce, this shrimp scampi recipe is the greatest way to make easy seem exquisite. It may be served as an appetizer or as a main meal with spaghetti, zucchini noodles, or rice.
After adding the minced parsley and stirring it in, continue to simmer for one more minute. Serve hot with sourdough bread on the side for dipping, or pour it over some cooked pasta or rice.

6. The Best Shrimp Dip (With Cream Cheese)

This recipe for quick and creamy Shrimp Dip, which is made with tiny shrimp, cream cheese, mayonnaise, chives or green onions, and a splash of hot sauce, is perfect for serving as an appetizer at a game day party because it can be prepared ahead of time.

Use A Mixer. It is highly recommended that you use a hand mixer when preparing this dish. It is possible to combine the ingredients by hand, although doing so can be exceedingly taxing. Using an electric mixer makes the process of working with the cream cheese considerably simpler.

7. Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad

This light and flavorful Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad is the perfect lunch or side dish for the warm weather months of spring and summer. Prepared with succulent shrimp, Dijon mustard, soft pasta, and the zest of one lemon.

Place the salad in the refrigerator and allow it to chill for at least two hours before serving. To make an even creamier version of the shrimp pasta salad, stir in the additional cup of dressing just before serving.

8. Zesty Lime Shrimp And Avocado Salad

The Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad is a salad that does not require any cooking and is very light and refreshing. The beautiful and nutritious salad that you will want to create throughout the entire summer features lime juice and cilantro as two of the most important ingredients.

Put all of the ingredients in a bowl, sprinkle in the cilantro, and mix everything together. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

9. Tomato Soup Shrimp Dip

This is a dish from the 1960s that most likely first appeared either on the side of a can of Campbell Tomato Soup or on the front of a package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese.
Remove from the mold, and serve with fresh vegetables or crackers.

10. Healthy Shrimp Stuffed Avocado

If you like ceviche, you are going to absolutely adore this healthy shrimp stuffed avocado since it is similar to ceviche in that it is crisp, tangy, and loaded with flavor. It is incredible how delicious avocados can be when stuffed with shrimp, tomatoes, and a variety of seasonings. Prepared in about 20 minutes!
If you want to slow down the browning process of the avocado halves just a little bit, you can rub some lemon juice on them. This ought to slow things down, but not for an excessively extended period of time.

11. Creamy Shrimp Chowder

Because I’m almost ready to leave for the holidays at my parents’ house, that also means that it’s almost time for some SHRIMP CORN CHOWDER. This recipe for creamy, dreamy, spicy (or not hot) as you like Shrimp Corn Chowder is simple to make and soothing to eat. You can adjust the level of spice to suit your taste.

12. Creamy Shrimp Scampi Dip

This Shrimp Scampi Dip is rich in taste, cheesy, and creamy all at the same time! This recipe for hot shrimp dip is packed with flavorful ingredients like shrimp, garlic, lemon zest, and three different kinds of cheese. Definitely a dip that will please a large group!

Take care not to cook the shrimp for too long! Keep in mind that the dip will bake, and the shrimp will continue to cook somewhat after being placed in the oven.

13. Extremely Easy Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

When I go out for Chinese food, my go-to order is always shrimp fried rice. A delectable and delectable Chinese feast. Fried rice is an excellent place to start if you are unfamiliar with traditional Chinese fare. Make a mess of them. After the eggs have finished cooking, combine them with the vegetables. Put the shrimp and rice back in the dish. Stir. Add little salt and pepper before serving. Mix in the amount of soy sauce that suits your taste. Include some soy sauce with your order of Shrimp Fried Rice.

14. Easy Quesadilla Recipe with Shrimp and Bacon

My inspiration for these quesadillas came from having meals at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, which you will understand if you have ever eaten there.

After baking for 5-7 minutes, brush with a little olive oil, sprinkle with crushed red pepper, and continue baking until golden and crisp. Repeat the previous step with the remaining flour tortillas and shrimp filling. After cutting into triangles, serve immediately.

15. Shrimp And Grits

The shrimp in this dish are luscious and supple, and they are cooked to perfection in a tangy and spicy sauce. The shrimp are served over creamy cheese grits.

When shrimp are eaten cooked, they taste the best. If there are any leftovers, seal the container tightly to prevent air leaks and eat them within a few days at the most. To reheat, do so in a low and slow manner. Since you will not be cooking the shrimp but rather just warming it, using the microwave on a low power setting for increments of one minute should do the work.

16. Easy Shrimp Lo Mein

Prepared in a Snap The dish known as Lo Mein is lauded for its speed, simplicity, and scrumptiousness. It is superior to ordering takeout! If you are a fan of noodles, you should definitely add this meal to your rotation of go-to recipes for lunch and dinner. And you can have it in less than twenty minutes!

In this recipe of lo mein noodles, I like to use some of these other ingredients as well: Vegetables such as carrots, red bell peppers, broccoli, baby corn, green or red cabbage, and celery.