Grilled Garlic Herb Shrimp and Other Summer Shrimp Dishes

June 12, 2014

Shrimp is fabulous for quick cooking.  Once they hit the heat, shrimp only take a couple of minutes to cook.  That also means that you have to watch the clock so that you also don't overcook them.  Shrimp are delicious when paired with bright flavors like citrus juice, herbs, and garlic.  Enjoy these succulent shrimp dishes all summer long.

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Recipe from The Unorthodox Epicure

A large goblet is filled with tomato juice spiked with clam juice and studded with small shrimp, onion and cilantro.  Wash this meal down with a cold Mexican beer.

Firecracker Shrimp
Recipe from In Sock Monkey Slippers

These sweet and spicy shrimp are grilled with a mixture of brown sugar, cayenne pepper, cumin and paprika.

Shrimp and Orzo Bake
Recipe from Apples and Sparkle

Orzo is a tiny rice shaped pasta that is readily available at the market.  In this recipe, it's folded with shrimp, sauteed fennel, white wine, tomatoes and feta cheese.

Mini Shrimp Rolls
Recipe from Cooking for Keeps

These mini shrimp sandwiches are great for parties because they are a handheld meal. You can eat one, two, or even three in one sitting.

Garlic Herb Shrimp
Submitted to Foodista by The Culinary Chase

Jumbo shrimp are soaked in an herb and garlic marinade flavored with cilantro, parsley and lemon zest before grilling.


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