Calling all home cooks who crave the taste of the Mediterranean! If you’re on a quest for new and delicious seafood recipes, look no further.
We present to you a collection of mouthwatering Italian shrimp recipes that will transport your taste buds to the picturesque coasts of Italy.
With their vibrant flavors, tantalizing aromas, and simple yet elegant presentation, these recipes are sure to impress.
So, tie on your apron, sharpen your knives, and let’s dive into the delightful world of Italian cuisine with these irresistible shrimp recipes.
Italian Shrimp Dishes:
1. Pasta Primavera with Shrimp
This Pasta Primavera recipe is a great option for a light and satisfying dinner.
Throw your favorite pasta into a creamy sauce with fresh veggies and shrimp, taking it to the next level.
It’s a versatile dish that’s perfect for spring and summer when vegetables are in season, but you’ll want to enjoy it all year long.
Get the Recipe: Pasta Primavera with Shrimp
2. Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Get ready to be blown away by our seriously delicious Shrimp Fra Diavolo!
You’ll love the combination of succulent, plump shrimp, with the simple, homemade tomato sauce spiked up with a little wine, plenty of garlic, and lots of red chili flakes.
Give it a sure try and enjoy the flavors in all their glory.
Get the Recipe: Shrimp Fra Diavolo
3. Shrimp and Polenta
Spice up your night with our tasty Shrimp and Polenta recipe!
Imagine: plump, succulent shrimp cooked in a Mediterranean-inspired sauce served over creamy parmesan polenta.
It’s simple enough for a casual weeknight dinner, yet impressive enough to amaze your guests.
Get the Recipe: Shrimp and Polenta
4. Shrimp Scampi
Get ready to feast in just 20 minutes with this Shrimp Scampi recipe!
This sauce is stunning – loaded with butter, garlic, and a touch of lemon. It’s seriously perfect!
Just keep your crusty bread ready to soak up all the deliciousness…
5. Shrimp Alfredo
This yummy Shrimp Alfredo recipe will become your new go-to Italian seafood dish.
The creamy sauce is a breeze to make using just five ingredients, plus you can totally make it your own.
So, make your weeknight dinner fancy and keep everyone happy with this delicious Italian delight…
6. Zuppa Di Pesce (Italian Seafood Soup)
Dig in and relish a truly delightful meal with this Zuppa Di Pesce aka Italian Seafood Soup!
Picture a vibrant, flavorful broth that forms the perfect base for fresh seafood. This 30-minute recipe is seriously effortless and will leave everyone amazed.
It’s perfect for special occasions and pairs great with lemon wedges, fresh herbs, and some crusty bread.
7. Frutti di Mare
You won’t believe how amazing this homemade Frutti Di Mare tastes!
This recipe for spicy seafood pasta is super easy, incredibly delicious, and loaded with fresh seafood.
Plus, it only takes 30 minutes to whip up this gorgeous dish, making it the perfect dinner.
8. Lemon-Parmesan Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp
This amazing Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp is a breeze to make, yet it’s bursting with vibrant and tasty flavors.
It has a delicious mix of parmesan, lemon, garlic, and herbs that’ll have you coming back for seconds!
Trust us, it’s totally worth adding to your weeknight menu.
9. Shrimp Piccata
Shrimp Piccata is a delicious twist for seafood enthusiasts, inspired by the classic Chicken Piccata.
In this recipe, juicy shrimp are coated in a buttery, tangy sauce with a kick of capers that taste simply yum!
It’s a seriously satisfying recipe and can be ready in under half an hour, including prep time. And yes, don’t forget to grab a chunk of crusty bread to soak up every last bit of that delicious sauce!
10. Creamy Seafood Pasta
When it comes to pasta and seafood, there’s nothing quite like a dish made with juicy shrimp, plump mussels, and tender linguine pasta. And hey, don’t forget the bacon!
This Creamy Seafood Pasta recipe brings together all the amazing flavors of the sea, making a dish that’s sure to please seafood lovers.
It’s totally classic, elegant, and so delicious.
11. Tomato Zucchini Shrimp Pasta
This Tomato Zucchini Shrimp Pasta recipe is a total winner for a quick weeknight dinner.
Pan-sear the shrimp, then toss them with grilled zucchini, cherry tomatoes, pasta, and a generous sprinkle of parmesan. In just 25 minutes, you’ll have a nourishing and flavorful meal ready to relish.
12. Prawn Linguine
Whip up this restaurant-worthy pasta dish at home in just about 20 minutes. It’s the perfect quick dinner meal for your family.
Picture this: Linguine with shrimp, smothered in a fresh tomato sauce with garlic and lemon. Doesn’t that sound amazing?
It’s a simple yet fancy dish that will surely impress everyone.
13. Shrimp Risotto
Shrimp Risotto is a seriously impressive and failproof recipe – it’s creamy, garlicky, and so comforting!
It features succulent pan-seared shrimp, caramelized shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh herbs coming together in one dish.
Plus this one is so versatile that you can easily make it your own.
14. Creamy Tuscan Garlic Shrimp
Tuscan Garlic Shrimp is an incredibly delicious creamy shrimp dish.
The garlic parmesan sauce, combined with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes, creates a flavorful and satisfying meal that rivals any of your favorite restaurants.
Enjoy this amazing dish in the comfort of your home in just 30 minutes.
15. Baked Garlic Shrimp Oreganata
Baked Garlic Shrimp Oreganata is a scrumptious Italian-style dish that seafood lovers can’t miss out on. Juicy shrimp are coated with crispy garlic breadcrumbs.
Serve this deliciousness as an appetizer or pair it with any of your favorite sides for a complete and satisfying meal.
16. Italian Shrimp Bake
Craving something mouthwatering? Then look no further than this incredibly tasty Italian Shrimp Bake.
Juicy shrimp are coated in a tangy, herby sauce and baked to perfection, then served over al dente pasta, and finished off with a sprinkle of fresh parsley. This dish is comfort food at its finest, with a touch of gourmet goodness.
So don’t miss out on this truly delightful dining experience.
17. Shrimp Penne alla Vodka
You have to try this Shrimp Penne alla Vodka! It’s a real winner and deserves a spot in your favorite pasta recipes.
This dish is super quick to make and packs a punch with bold flavors from herbs, tomatoes, and garlic, all balanced perfectly by creamy goodness and sweet shrimp.
We promise, your family will absolutely love it!
18. Shrimp Carbonara
Shrimp Carbonara is an awesome pasta dinner that’s get ready in just 25 minutes. You seriously can’t go wrong with this one.
Picture this: your pasta cooked to perfection, smothered in a creamy egg and butter sauce, mixed with succulent shrimp and crispy bacon. The end result? Absolutely delicious!
19. Garlic Shrimp Pasta in Red Wine Tomato Sauce
Whip up this Garlic Shrimp Pasta in Red Wine Tomato Sauce in less than 30 minutes!
It’s quick, easy, and so delicious. This restaurant-style spaghetti sauce features Chianti wine, fresh basil, loads of garlic, and Italian seasoning. It’s perfect for busy weeknights or cozy date nights.
Trust us, this dish is going to be your new favorite.
20. Arrabiata Pasta with Shrimp
When you’re in the mood for a fast and effortless weeknight meal, this Arrabiata Pasta with Shrimp is a great pick.
It’s got penne pasta and succulent shrimp, all cooked in a delightful garlic sauce that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
We bet, your entire family will love this recipe.
21. Shrimp Puttanesca
Shrimp Puttanesca is a delicious twist on a classic Italian pasta dish.
It’s got fresh pasta, kalamata olives, capers, and a delicious tomato-based white wine sauce, jazzed up more with some sweet, plump shrimp and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.
It’s seriously too good to be true!
22. Shrimp Marinara
If you’re into shrimp and pasta, you’re going to love this Shrimp Marinara! It’s super easy to make, but the results are absolutely amazing.
Perfect for a weeknight dinner, and also elegant enough for serving to guests!
We hope you enjoy these Italian Shrimp Recipes as much as we do. Every single one is so good.
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