Our Ultimate Shrimp Guide

Get cooking with these delicious shrimp recipes and pointers on buying and preparing shrimp. The eating part you can handle yourself.

26 Favorite Shrimp Recipes

Enjoy our favorite shrimp recipes, plus cooking tips, fun facts, and everything you never knew about shrimp.

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Vietnamese-style Prawns and Hearts of Palm with Green Tea-Noodle Salad

Fact: Whether boiled, fried, sautéed, or grilled, America’s favorite crustacean, shrimp, makes the mouth water and the mind wander to a coastal locale. Discovered accidentally in a fishing net, this finger-length crustacean was dubbed schrimpe, the Middle English word for “small, puny person.” Shrimp have long since become a staple in the culinary world, with versatile recipes for almost every palate.

Recipe: Vietnamese-Style Prawns and Hearts of Palm with Green Tea Noodle Salad

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