• Andrew Zimmern’s Best Recipes for Shrimp


11 Ways to Cook Everyone’s Favorite Crustacean

Shrimp are easy to prepare, cook quickly and pair well with many different flavors. From Vietnamese spring rolls and Japanese tempura, to spicy barbecue shrimp and spring paella, the possibilities are endless. Grilled, fried, sautéed, baked and poached, here are my favorite ways to cook the beloved seafood.


Shrimp and blue grits

Shrimp & Blue Grits with Andouille Sausage

With a simple dish like this, it’s important to use top-quality ingredients and let those flavors shine. Get the recipe >>>



Fresh spring rolls

Fresh Vietnamese-Style Spring Rolls with Shrimp

Packed with herbs, vegetables and shrimp, nothing beats a fresh Vietnamese-style spring roll. Get the recipe >>>



New Orleans Style Barbecue Shrimp

New Orleans-Style Barbecue Shrimp

Spicy, lemony, garlicky and rich, this barbecue shrimp is a real treat. Get the recipe >>>



Shrimp Tempura

Shrimp Tempura with Tentsuyu

When making tempura, the texture is as important as the flavor. Getting it right starts with the batter, a simple mixture of water, egg and flour. Get the recipe >>>



Shrimp Capellini

Herbed Shrimp Capellini with Spicy Bread Crumbs

There is no substitute for all of the great things that happen to pasta dishes like this shrimp capellini when you finish them with the brilliantly crunchy contrast of a healthy dose of crumbs. Get the recipe >>>



Asopao with chicken and shrimp

Asopao with Chicken and Shrimp

This asopao is pure Trinidad magic. Don’t be shy about passing plenty of extra limes and hot chile sauce at the table. Get the recipe >>>



Hastings style Shrimp

Hastings-Style Shrimp

This cooking technique results in a perfect flavor and sinful texture. Get the recipe >>>




Shrimp with Green Chiles & Avocado-Tomatillo Sauce

This simple dinner is deceptively complex. You can have dinner on the table in 15 minutes and the flavors are crazy good. Get the recipe >>>


spring paella

Spring Paella with Shrimp, Peas & Morels

Celebrate spring with this delicious and easy Spanish classic. Get the recipe >>>



Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

For this butter-and-garlic-laden Italian-American scampi, buy the best shrimp you can find because the dish’s success depends on the quality of the seafood. Get the recipe >>>



Shrimp & Ham Skewers

Skewered Shrimp & Ham with Apple Jelly

These grilled shrimp-and-ham hors d’oeuvres are sweet, savory and spicy all at once—making them the perfect party food. Get the recipe >>>



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