By/ Last Modified On May 23, 2023
Gluten-free shrimp recipes make the best appetizers or quick busy weeknight dinners. Shrimp is tasty, high in protein, and low in calories, and it adds a touch of class to any dish.
I love using shrimp in entree recipes where the options really are endless, and they always look so appetizing.
Which one of these best gluten-free shrimp recipes are you making next?
If you're new to shrimp, let's have a look at the diverse kinds of shrimp you can use in the kitchen. If you know these already, skip past to 15 of the best gluten-free shrimp recipes I recommend. If you're new to gluten-free cooking, these are helpful courses to help you on your journey.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF SHRIMP?
Did you know there are over 2,000 species of shrimp in the world? So, what are the various kinds of shrimp you can eat? Well, there is a list of 17 presently, not all are able to be used in the kitchen. The most common kinds of shrimp are:
White Shrimp - This shrimp is commonly available at your local grocery store.
Brown Shrimp - It is usually precooked, so you don't need to do much with it when using it in recipes.
Rock Shrimp - It is known for its sweet flavor and lobster-like texture. The shells of rock shrimps are hard, so you would use kitchen shears to open them. Rock shrimp is usually cooked with the following methods boiling, frying, sautéing, steaming, or grilling.
Pink Shrimp - This is another shrimp also commonly available at your grocery store.
Tiger Shrimp - They are sweet and have a mild flavor. Black tiger prawns have a very bold flavor.
Spot Shrimp - Spot shrimp is commonly used in a seafood boil.
Red Cherry Shrimp - These are used in making a great gumbo dish.
Blue Shrimp - These are usually bought from a fishmonger or fish market. They are great for appetizers.
15 OF THE BEST GLUTEN-FREE SHRIMP RECIPES
I've put together 15 of the best gluten-free shrimp recipes for you. Be sure to check your spices, seasonings and herbs are all gluten-free. Some products do change ingredients so always check the labels. I've shared gluten-free entrees as well as the most popular shrimp recipes like gluten-free bang bang shrimp and gluten-free shrimp scampi.
This is an easy and quick gluten-free sausage and shrimp appetizer that is always such a hit at parties. Have the recipe on hand, as guests will be asking for it. It's the perfect party food.
This seafood dip is a combination of shrimp, crab, sour cream, and onion dip seasoning. It's an easy make-ahead cold crab dip recipe that gets devoured by guests as it is so good.
This gluten-free pad Thai recipe is better than your local takeout. It takes only a handful of ingredients and just under 20 minutes to make. It is healthy and so simple to make.
This is such a classic dish but made using gluten-free pasta. The recipe's simplicity makes it a perfect choice for a quick weeknight dinner or a stunning centerpiece for a special occasion meal.
If you're looking for delicious and perfectly cooked shrimp in 5 minutes, this is your go-to recipe. It is coated in a crispy, crunchy, gluten-free breading and cooked in the air fryer. This is an easy, healthy, and amazing weeknight dinner.
This Healthy Tuscan Shrimp is perfect for a busy weeknight meal which is ready in just under 15 minutes. The creamy and savory Italian-flavored sauce is so good! It is made with pantry staples and can be served with regular rice or cauliflower rice for a balanced meal!
If you're looking for an easy and simple appetizer, this air fryer bacon wrapped shrimp is an amazing recipe. It is perfect for holidays like Christmas, New Year’s Eve appetizers and those fancy dinners to impress.
Get your grill ready for these Jamaican jerk shrimp skewers! Slightly spicy, slightly smoky shrimps grilled to perfection and so delicious. This recipe is about to become your new favorite summer meal!
This bang bang shrimp is going to be your next family favorite recipe. It has so much spicy flavor. It is made with shrimp (of course), coconut flour, buffalo sauce and other common ingredients. This is going to spice up your family dinners.
Coconut lovers, this is a recipe you need to make. Picture this an easy gluten-free coconut shrimp recipe made with coconut milk and sweetened coconut shreds. You can make it in a deep fryer, skillet, or air fryer!
This gluten-free shrimp and broccoli skillet is covered in a garlic butter sauce with no shortage of lemon juice, a little wine, shallots, and a touch of spice. It is such a winning recipe and is really easy to make too! Get your simple staple ingredients ready for a tasty succulent shrimp and crisp broccoli skillet dinner.
If you are looking for a classic Southern recipe, that is gluten-free, pair cauliflower grits with blackened shrimp and you've got it. This makes a light, delicious and veggie-packed dish for those fussy eaters.
13. SHRIMP STIRFRY
This is a quick, easy, and healthy shrimp stir fry. It is packed with lots of vegetables, shrimp, and further complemented with a simple homemade sauce. You can have dinner ready in 30 minutes or less.
This 30-minute shrimp fried rice is packed with juicy shrimp, veggies, and egg for a super easy and delicious dinner! If you are a fan of shrimp, make this easy weeknight dinner.
If you're looking for an easy one-pot meal your family will love, you need to try this gluten-free gumbo. Gumbos are so hearty and filled with Cajun flavor. If you've never made a gumbo before, now is your chance to try it.
Did you make one of the best gluten-free shrimp recipes? If so, I'd love to know which one, and if you enjoyed it. If there is a specific shrimp recipe you are looking for, let us know, and we will add it to the to-do list.