For a different kind of holiday feast, try these Christmas shrimp recipes. Whether you want to add a new dish to the table or completely revamp it, these shrimp recipes are the perfect way to do that.
Why These Shrimp Recipes Work
Shrimp is a classic seafood that almost everyone loves. It’s easy to cook, and it pairs so well with a variety of flavors. That makes it the perfect option to switch things up for the holidays.
From perfectly cooked Instant Pot shrimp for an appetizer to the Asian flavors of shrimp chop suey, the southwest flavors of my Tex-Mex shrimp, and everything in between, these recipes offer all kinds of flavors and the potential to add a little – or a lot – of variety to your Christmas table.
Christmas Shrimp Recipes
The recipes featured below run the gamut of flavors and textures. From simple shrimp to fried shrimp, shrimp dip, and more, these recipes cover a wide variety of flavors and textures. You’re sure to find something on here you like – probably more than one thing!
This Instant Pot shrimp is tender, juicy, and perfectly cooked in just minutes.
Flaky tilapia and tender shrimp are drenched in a lemon cream sauce.
Loaded with Asian flavors and interesting textures, this shrimp chop suey is a delicious twist for your holiday table.
Surf and turf AND pasta? Oh, yes. That’s just what you’ll get with this delicious steak and shrimp pasta.
This shrimp yakisoba is loaded with tender shrimp, vegetables, noodles, and a sweet, tangy sauce.
This moo shu shrimp combines perfectly cooked shrimp with a salty, tangy, zippy sauce.
Take your holiday table south of the border with this Tex-Mex shrimp bowl loaded with delicious Mexican flavors.
This tasty copycat bistro shrimp pasta features seasoned, tender shrimp and vegetables served over a bed of pasta with lemon basil cream sauce.
This shrimp stuffed salmon is a seafood explosion. Flaky salmon is stuffed full of shrimp and a creamy, cheesy sauce.
Classic fried shrimp gets a makeover with pancake batter! Tender shrimp is coated in a hearty batter and then fried up to crispy, golden-brown perfection.
One of my favorite Christmas shrimp recipes is this simple seafood dip. It’s loaded with crab and shrimp and makes a great holiday appetizer.
Another great appetizer, these mushrooms are loaded with shrimp, crab, and cheese.
Warm up your holiday guests with a big bowl of this shrimp potato corn chowder. It’s loaded with all the ingredients in its name along with bacon and a creamy broth.
This zesty dip features shrimp, cheese, a kick of spices, and more. It makes a great appetizer.
How about some comfort food for the holidays? This Cajun shrimp is loaded with spicy, zesty flavors, shrimp, a creamy sauce, and everyone’s favorite comfort food – pasta.
Copyats are where it’s at, and you can see that here. This copycat honey walnut shrimp recipe is loaded with sweet flavors and tender shrimp.
When it’s cold outside, take your tastebuds to the tropics with this air fryer coconut shrimp. it features a crispy coconut coating and a delicious pina colada sauce.
An easy shrimp dish loaded with Asian flavors, this shrimp lo mein is full of tender shrimp, veggies, noodles, and teriyaki sauce.
These shrimp skewers are seasoned with lemon and garlic and broiled to perfection.
Shrimp, potatoes, vegetables, and cheese are cooked to perfection and served on a bed of greens with lemon garlic vinaigrette.
This shrimp pasta salad gives a delicious twist to an old holiday favorite. Pasta, vegetables, and shrimp are tossed with a homemade dressing.
This simple shrimp dish features light garlic sauce, tender shrimp, and perfectly cooked pasta.
Tender shrimp are wrapped in bacon and seasoned with a sweet and spicy sriracha sauce.
This dish takes shrimp alfredo to the next level with shrimp, vegetables, and more.
Mix Things Up with These Christmas Shrimp Recipes
Whether you want to completely overhaul your Christmas spread or simply add a few dishes to mix things up, these Christmas shrimp recipes are just the thing to do it. From dips to main courses featuring past, Asian flavors, and more, you’ll find everything you can think of on this list.