shrimp appetizer recipes

Shrimp Appetizer Recipes

Having a home-cooked dinner with friends? Start it right and impress your guests with appetizers that you can easily whip up at home. The best part is, you don't really need expensive things to make your time worthwhile! You can easily achieve restaurant-style with simple ingredients, as long as you have the right recipe for the job. Explore more fancy starters with this collection of shrimp appetizers.

Recommended Shrimp Appetizer Recipes

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

40 mins

Shrimp Lobster Dip Recipe (Longhorn Steakhouse Copycat)

This copycat Longhorn Steakhouse shrimp lobster dip recipe is packed with creamy cheeses, lobster and shrimp bits made ultra flavorful with smoked paprika and white wine. It's deliciously cheesy with a brown and bubbly finish.


25 mins

Popeye’s Copycat Popcorn Shrimp Recipe

Crispy, tender shrimp seasoned with spices reminiscent of Southern-style cooking, this scrumptious popcorn shrimp dish from Popeyes is the perfect seafood meal. Recreate it in this easy recipe!


Potted Shrimp Recipe

This potted shrimp is a classic seafood appetizer loaded with sumptuous buttery flavors. They're great chilled in the fridge then served the day after.


30 mins

Roasted Tomato Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Create a Mexican-themed seafood appetizer with this shrimp cocktail recipe. It has creamy avocados, roasted tomatoes, hot sauce, and cilantro.


20 mins

Easy Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Sink your teeth into this shrimp cocktail, made with juicy and plump baked shrimp, served with a side of tangy cocktail sauce, for a rich appetizer!


1 hr 30 mins

Shrimp Embrochette Recipe

Shrimp embrochette is an irresistible grilled appetizer that's made by stuffing shrimps with crabmeat and cheese then wrapping them in bacon.

Finger Food

10 mins

Shrimp Salad on Cucumber Slices Recipe

Lightened up by the Greek yogurt, this shrimp salad served atop fresh cucumber slices is a great way to impress party guests with a bite-sized appetizer.

BBQ & Grilled

35 mins

Tex-Mex Grilled Shrimp and Salsa Recipe

Grilled shrimp with a seasoning of paprika, cumin, & chili powder is served with a tomato-jalapeno salsa. It's a dish that works as an entree and appetizer.

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

15 mins

Lime and Cilantro Shrimp Salsa Recipe

An amazing Mexican shrimp salsa appetizer made of zesty lime and cilantro flavored shrimp. An appetizer in itself but great with nachos too!


30 mins

Easy Fried Shrimp Recipe

Here’s an easy appetizer that will surely be a hit! This fried shrimp is breaded with simple seasonings then deep-fried to a crispy, golden snack.


25 mins

Buffalo Shrimp Recipe

Serve a pleasing appetizer with this buffalo shrimp tossed in butter, hot sauce, and honey for a perfect blend of sweetness and spice. Done in 25 minutes!


20 mins

Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail Recipe

Move away from the usual seafood cocktail and make a fresh and zesty appetizer with our shrimp ceviche cocktail recipe. It's a simple way to impress guests.

Pan-Fry & Skillet

20 mins

Shrimp And Spinach Recipe

Whip up a healthy meal with this shrimp and spinach recipe. This dish is bursting with flavor along with the sweetness of spinach.