Shrimp can be cooked and eaten in many different ways. Baked, boiled, grilled, sauteed – there are many ways to enjoy this seafood dish. Once you’ve decided what shrimp you’re going to cook, you now need to think of some side dishes.
From grilled vegetables to tropical flavors to healthy, low-fat, low-carb dishes, there’s something for everyone on this list!
Discover 14 of the most spectacular side dishes with shrimp.
Asparagus is a healthy and tasty vegetable that goes well with almost any main dish. Served with garlic shrimp over pasta, it’s the perfect accompaniment.
And it only takes 20 minutes to prepare, so you have plenty of time to focus on your shrimp.
Take fresh asparagus, mix with garlic, sea salt, olive oil and parmesan cheese and put in the oven to roast. It’s that simple, with results that look like your favorite restaurant.
This classic picnic macaroni salad goes perfectly with freshly cooked shrimp. You can prepare the two chilled meals in advance and eat them while lying on your picnic blanket. It’s like a summer dream!
Add hard-boiled eggs, colorful bell pepper and celery, tossed in a creamy sauce, and you’ve got a satisfying side dish whose flavors pair perfectly with your delicious shrimp.
For those who avoid carbs, zucchini noodles are a delicious and nutritious alternative. My favorite zoodle recipe includes chickpeas, pesto, and white cheddar, and it’s absolutely irresistible.
The subtle flavors are perfect for a tasty shrimp recipe. B. Lemon-ginger sauce, Asian style! And every plate will look magical and filled with this colorful pasta.
A Greek vegetable salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, olives and feta cheese would be a refreshing side dish to a heavier shrimp dish.
If you’re serving shrimp in a cheesy pasta dish or in an equally savory meat sauce, you’ll want something light and fresh to balance it out. A light Greek salad will do!
If you’ve already grilled your shrimp, make some delicious fruit and vegetable skewers! It’s a great option for warm summer evenings or barbecues in the garden.
My favorites for vegetable skewers are squash, zucchini, onions, cherry tomatoes and peppers. You can also use pineapple, unless you’re making fruit skewers.
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The best fruits for grilling are of course pineapples, but also strawberries, melons of all kinds, peaches and bananas. Roasting these fruits caramelizes their sugar, making them a divine yet healthy dessert.
Named after Pasta Primavera, this light and convenient helmet uses fresh, seasonal vegetables, making it the perfect way to get your kids eating more healthy vegetables!
It’s a simple no-frills dish that brightens up your taste buds with bright green vegetables and tasty garnishes like mint leaves and a touch of cayenne pepper.
And : Couscous primavera goes very well with grilled shrimp with garlic!
For a delicious tropical feel, go for the coconut shrimp with an incredible mango guacamole! Mango guacamole, sweet, tangy, slightly spicy and fresh, is the ultimate summer side dish.
Dip tortilla chips or even the shrimp itself into this bowl of unique flavors and you’ve got a little piece of heaven!
Pascagoula’s recipe, the king of potato salads, calls for cheddar cheese, bell pepper and celery instead of the usual ingredients. Drizzle with a tangy honey mustard dressing for a true southern topping.
Serve it with blackened shrimp at your next barbecue and make a big impression on your friends with this tasty side dish salad.
Caprese is also an excellent side dish, and always a crowd pleaser. Add classic mozzarella, red tomatoes and a bunch of basil, or make a mix with honeydew melon, green tomatoes and burrata. Either way, you get a bright, refreshing and delicious salad that goes so well with warm grilled shrimp.
10. French Fries
French fries can be an easy and agreeable side dish to serve alongside shrimp!
Fries offer a different texture, and the creamy potato and crisp skin paired with a little lemon and salt goes perfect with shrimp.
All seafood goes well with steamed white rice, but why not make it a little more exciting? Use tropical rice instead of white rice to be sure of the amount.
Cook basmati or jasmine rice in a mixture of chicken broth and coconut milk, add mango and pistachios, and you have a rice dish bursting with flavor and personality.
Let’s get back to lighter, more traditional side dishes. When in doubt, a Caesar salad is the perfect side dish for grilled shrimp. It’s as simple as a romaine salad, crunchy croutons, parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing, but so delicious. Fresh, crunchy and delicious, you can’t go wrong!
Another traditional side dish that goes well with shrimp or other seafood dishes is coleslaw. The original recipe with mayonnaise, carrots, cabbage and vinegar is all in with the juicy, bright flavor of shrimp.
But you can always try a new recipe, right? The carrot, mango and jicama salad, kept fresh and crisp with plenty of lime juice, offers a nice dash of color and is just as delicious as your shrimp dish.
If you have a large crowd to feed, baked potatoes are a delicious and filling side dish. Delicious golden Yukon potatoes, lots of cream and cheese, and a little garlic and spice make an absolutely savory side dish that’s perfect with crispy fried shrimp. Just thinking about this delicious combination makes my breath stink!