Spicy Shrimp from Dinner: A Love Story

I’ve had this recipe flagged since I bought the book Dinner: A Love Story and I finally got around to making it. These shrimp are delicious!  The combination of spices was intriguing to me: smoked paprika, cumin, curry powder, cayenne and a pinch of cinnamon.  These will definitely be made again. I served these with […]

Shrimp in Coconut Sauce

I got this recipe from Cooking Light many years ago.  I like to serve red beans and coconut rice with these shrimp but plain rice or noodles would be good too. I usually serve some simple green vegetable like steamed snow peas with this. If your rice cooker has a steamer basket you can steam […]

Creamy Pasta with Shrimp

I had a few leftover frozen shrimp to use up and decided on pasta with some sort of creamy sauce, like an Alfredo.  I usually make an Alfredo sauce using cream cheese  but didn’t have any so searched through some cookbooks for something else that sounded good. I stumbled upon from America’s Most Wanted Recipes: […]

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

These came from the latest issue of Cooking Light (1-year auto-renewal) (affiliate link so I’ll make a small bit of change if you buy from Amazon after clicking) one of the few magazines I subscribe to off and on.  The latest issue has a bunch of taco recipes and this one caught my eye tonight.  […]

Breaded Fried Shrimp with Spaghetti

Spaghetti with broccoli and asparagus and a light sauce topped with breaded fried shrimp. What’s not to love?!  This is another fantastic recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America, one of my favorite Italian cookbooks. I am new to cooking shrimp. I’ve said it before–I’m just not a big fish / seafood person. But this recipe […]