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Shrimp Appetizers

Looking for shrimp cocktail, kabobs, dips spreads or more? Take a taste of these great appetizer recipes.

Marinated Shrimp

Marinated Shrimp

Marinated Shrimp

My husband's aunt shared this recipe with me more than 20 years ago. Not only is it a Christmas Eve tradition in my home, but in the homes of our grown children as well. —Delores Hill, Helena, Montana

Golden Shrimp Puffs

Golden Shrimp Puffs

Golden Shrimp Puffs

I first served these at a New Year's Eve get-together a few years ago. After receiving raves, they became part of my regular appetizer offerings throughout the year. —Patricia Slater, Baldwin, Ontario

Molded Shrimp Spread

Molded Shrimp Spread

Molded Shrimp Spread

I usually make this recipe for parties and family gatherings. It never lasts long, because folks go straight for it.
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Coconut Fried Shrimp

Coconut Fried Shrimp

Coconut Fried Shrimp

These crisp and crunchy shrimp make a tempting appetizer or a fun change-of-pace main dish. The coconut coating adds a little sweetness...and the tangy orange marmalade and honey sauce is great for dipping. It's impossible to stop munching these once you start! -Ann Atchison, O'Fallon, Missouri

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizers

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizers

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizers

When my friend's husband needed lower-fat snacks, she served him this fresh-tasting shrimp spread. Cucumber slices are a fun and healthy alternative to crackers. —Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Skewered Shrimp

Skewered Shrimp

Skewered Shrimp

Joan Morris combines four ingredients to create a ginger mixture that's used as both a marinade and a sauce for these barbecued shrimp. "Serve them with toothpicks as an appetizer or stir the shrimp into pasta for an entree," suggests the Lillian, Alabama cook.

Seafood Avocado Spread

Seafood Avocado Spread

Seafood Avocado Spread

Convenient canned shrimp, crabmeat and avocado chunks dress up salmon-flavored cream cheese in this spread from Jeannie Phillips. "It's great on bagels, sandwich bread or crackers," says the Montesano, Washington cook.

Blue Cheese Garlic Dip

Blue Cheese Garlic Dip

Blue Cheese Garlic Dip

This creamy dip is great alongside my spicy Creole-Cajun Chicken Wings or as a vegetable dip. If you like, you substitute crab for the shrimp—it makes an excellent variation.—Ron Treadaway, Acworth, Georgia

Shrimp Puffs

Shrimp Puffs

Shrimp Puffs

Shrimp and rice are two foods that are abundant in our area. These shrimp puffs are my family's favorite. In fact, they prefer them to fried shrimp.

Dilly Shrimp

Dilly Shrimp

Dilly Shrimp

A friend shared the recipe for this delicious hors d' oeuvre. The zesty sauce complements the shrimp nicely and guarantees they'll be gobbled up.

Shrimp Appetizer Spread

Shrimp Appetizer Spread

Shrimp Appetizer Spread

There's no secret to this creamy seafood appetizer—it's simply delicious! I first tasted it at a friend's house and liked it so much, I requested the recipe. It's since become a family favorite! —Brenda Buhler, Abbotsford, British Columbia
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