The versatility of shrimp is simply a wonder, which makes them so easy to create many big fat healthy shrimp recipes.
I can make them loaded with butter like this barbecue cajun shrimp recipe, or I can rearrange my ingredients and give you big fat healthy shrimp recipes that taste like a big splurge.
Lemon Poached Shrimp (recipe here)
Let’s start with this very simple lemon poached shrimp. It can be the appetizer that makes your guests feel special. After all, it’s a Marcella Hazan recipe. These shrimp are truly delicious and gives you the perfect recipe for poaching shrimp, which can be used in many other recipes.. You have to make them to see why.
Diced Tomatoes, Spaghetti Squash, Shrimp (recipe here)
There are times when you want to eat a big bowl of something comforting, yet you don’t want carbs. Here’s your dish, filling, easy and a well balanced mix of flavors and texture.
Shrimp Quiche Made with a Smoked Bacon, Pistou, Tortilla Crust. Slightly decadent, this spicy shrimp quiche is made with shrimp, tomtoes, and a little pistou. (recipe here)
Poached Lemon Dill Shrimp (recipe here)
Big Fat Healthy Shrimp Recipes Can Mean Soup
Snowcap Heirloom Bean Soup with Shrimp Olives, Lime (recipe here)
Here is very unique amazing hearty healthy one dish meal. If you can’t find snow cap beans, use white beans or navy beans.
It can also be the start of something more special. Add lime, avocado, fresh tomato, cilantro (or thyme or basil) and you have a lovely lunch or dinner.
Summer Shrimp with Corn, Yellow Squash Just add to shrimp to this recipe .
Shrimp loves corn. Sauté shrimp with a yellow onion and add in corn, some fresh thyme, olive oil and you have a meal. I don’t have a recipe for this.
- Sauté a red pepper in olive oil for five minutes.
- Add a garlic clove, half an onion, sliced yellow zucchini and soften.
- Add in shrimp and sauté a few minutes until they turn pink.
- Add corn, salt, pepper, fresh thyme. Done!
Spicy Shrimp Zoodles made in about 10 minutes. (recipe here)
One of my favorite go to big fat healthy shrimp recipes involves vegetables. Zoodles or Spaghetti squash do it for me. I use zucchini for my zoodles because they are pretty. I add roasted tomatoes, olives, fresh garlic, fresh herbs. If you want more heft in the recipe, add in some white beans.
Here is my favorite tool for making zoodles.
Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa (recipe here)
We love big fat shrimp tacos. These are made with mango and grapefruit, a winning combination of flavor and texture.
Italian Spicy Shrimp in Tomato Sauce (recipe here)
Spicy Shrimp in tomato sauce takes me back to my grandmother’s kitchen. From Here, you decide what pasta to add or skip pasta altogether and serve with a roasted cauliflower for a lower carb meal.
Bucattini with Shrimp. Bucattini is big fat spaghetti and it’s wonderful. (recipe here)
Shrimp Mushrooms Barley and Tomatoes (recipe here)
Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe, one of my absolute favorites for a quick, healthy, refreshing summer meal. (recipe here)
And, here’s my not so healthy cajun barbecue shrimp recipe, just in case you were interested, because it’s just so good.
Come back for more, as I will continue to add more healthy shrimp recipes to this post.