Shrimp Scampi Three Ways
If you've only ordered shrimp scampi in restaurants, prepare to be shell-shocked—it's actually quite easy to make at home. This recipe, which includes a quick stock to intensify the sauce, guarantees jumbo flavor in no time at all. Master the main one, then get creative with the two variations below. Whichever one you choose, it'll be perfect for serving over polenta, linguine, or toasted Italian bread.
Spicy Peanut-Shrimp Soup
Stirring in peanut butter at the end rounds out the spiciness and adds body to this Thai soup, but fish sauce is the real secret here, used for its savory-salty punch.
Emeril's Seafood Mac and Cheese
Shellfish is the star in the traditional Italian pasta dish linguine ai frutti di mare. Our recipe calls for five varieties: clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp, and squid.
Spaghetti with Shrimp, Kale, and Burst Tomatoes
Stash some shrimp in your freezer for nutritious last-minute meals. Here, frozen shrimp stars in this spaghetti recipe with cherry tomatoes and kale. Get the shrimp thawing before you start the pasta and you'll have this easy and delicious dinner ready to eat in about 30 minutes.
Cioppino (Seafood Stew)
This seafood stew, an impressive crowd-pleaser, can be prepared ahead of time and finished just 15 minutes before you serve it. If you leave out the crab legs, use an additional 8 ounces of white fish to keep the stew hearty.