50 leftover shrimp recipes – creative ideas you will love every time!

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Georgie Radu
Georgie Raduhttps://exquisiterecipes.com
I am a medical microbiologist who loves delicious food, writing and lists. :)

Welcome to the world of culinary creativity with leftover shrimp recipes! You know me, I hate throwing away food and leftovers are some of my favorite meals. Whether you’ve hosted a delightful seafood feast or simply couldn’t resist ordering that delectable shrimp dish at your favorite restaurant, finding yourself with extra shrimp opens up a world of delicious possibilities. In this culinary adventure, we’ll explore a myriad of mouthwatering ways to transform those leftover shrimp into enticing new dishes.

Say goodbye to food waste and hello to an array of tantalizing leftover shrimp recipes that will leave you craving for more. Get ready to savor the flavors and dive into a culinary journey like no other!

What can you do with leftover shrimp?

From zesty shrimp tacos and savory shrimp fried rice to creamy shrimp pasta and flavorful shrimp salads, the options are abundant. Discover how to infuse those succulent shrimp with various herbs, spices, and sauces to create exciting, easy-to-make meals that are sure to impress family and friends.

Leftover shrimp recipes

  1. 10-minute creamy garlic shrimp for dinner

2. Easy Bang Bang shrimp pasta

Do you particularly like shrimp pasta? I got you! Get inspired by my shrimp and salmon pasta recipes article whenever you feel like you have no idea what to cook next.

3. Old Bay Shrimp Salad

4. Easy Shrimp Fried Rice

5. One pot cajun, shrimp and rice

6. Shrimp quesadillas

Enjoying the Mexican way of cooking shrimp? Maybe you will enjoy a shrimp fajita recipe.

7. Shrimp bread

8. Tasty Cheesy shrimp and grits

9. The best shrimp casserole

10. Shrimp gumbo recipe with leftover low-country boil

11. Classic shrimp salad

12. Shrimp and corn chowder

13. Honey Walnut shrimp

14. Shrimp bisque

15. Shrimp and egg open sandwich

16. Shrimp stock

17. Garlic Shrimp Hawaiian Style

18. Chili lime shrimp

19. Shrimp poke bowls with creamy poke sauce

20. Shrimp and sweet potato quesadillas

21. Oven-roasted lemon shrimp

22. Air Fryer BBQ Shrimp

23. Shrimp curry

24. Cajun shrimp fried rice – spicy southern flavors

25. Shrimp, bell pepper, onions skillet – low-carb, paleo


26. Honey walnut shrimp

27. Shrimp salad rolls with leftover shrimp

28. Garlic Calabrian chili pasta with shrimp

29. Shrimp salad – a quick and easy recipe

30. Loaded shrimp baked potato

31. Shrimp boil fisherman’s pie

32. Thai shrimp purses

33. Shrimp and mango salad

34. Spicy shrimp soup

35. 10-minute mango shrimp salad

36. Delicious shrimp tacos


37. Okra soup recipe

38. Shrimp bruschetta recipe

39. Fried cabbage with sausage and shrimp

40. Sheet pan cashew shrimp

41. Sheet pan shrimp boil

42. Shrimp polenta with roasted mushrooms

43. Spicy shrimp egg roll in a bowl

44. Ginger and garlic shrimp noodle stir fry

45. Low-carb gluten-free sausage and shrimp

46. Shrimp kabobs for a quick dinner recipe

47. Easy garlic parmesan roasted shrimp and zucchini

48. Shrimp and spinach stuffed portobello mushrooms

49. Keto shrimp and bacon chowder

50. Tasty keto shrimp cakes

From classic shrimp scampi to innovative shrimp tacos, there’s something for every palate. So, next time you have shrimp on hand, don’t let them go to waste; instead, embark on a flavorful adventure and savor the delectable world of shrimp dishes! Let me know if you have more leftover shrimp recipes and I will add them here!


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