Shrimp

4 Crockpot Shrimp Recipes

In today’s busy world, it’s no surprise that so many households have turned to traditional crockpot cooking. Crockpots are perfect for making meals that cook while you’re at work or running errands. Simply prep your ingredients, add them to the crockpot, and you’re all set!

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Looking for a delicious meal that won’t keep you in the kitchen for hours? Keep reading for four fresh and frozen shrimp recipes that you can cook in your crockpot provided by seapak.com

Crockpot Shrimp Boil

Shrimp boils are so delicious yet they can be such a hassle to make. The good news is that you can use your crockpot to cook up an amazing shrimp boil right on your kitchen counter. These simple ingredients make a flavorful meal that requires very little work on your part.

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of large shrimp, deveined
  • 8-ounce package of smoked Andouille sausage, sliced into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 ears corn
  • 1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced into wedged
  • 1 head garlic, halved
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

  1. In a large bowl mix Old Bay, lemon juice, hot sauce, and six cups of water. Add mixture to crockpot.
  2. Put potatoes, onion, garlic, and bay leaves into the crockpot. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours, until potatoes are almost tender.
  3. Add sausage and corn. Cover and cook on high heat for 30 minutes. Remove corn from the crockpot and set aside; keep warm.
  4. Add shrimp. Cover and cook on high heat, for 20-30 minutes, until shrimp are pink and opaque. Drain well.
  5. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately. Serve with melted butter, cocktail sauce, hot sauce, or lemon wedges.

Crockpot Shrimp Tacos

What better way to enjoy Taco Tuesday than with slow-cooked shrimp tacos? Crockpot tacos require very little prep and are cooked with amazing seasoning, which means tons of flavor and deliciousness. This is a great meal to make ahead of time for busy weeknights or to meal prep for the week.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 6 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Directions

  1. Layer shrimp at the bottom of the crockpot. Drizzle with olive oil then add chopped onion.
  2. Drain fire-roasted tomatoes and pour over the shrimp. Stir gently.
  3. Add bell pepper, salsa, cumin, chili powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, and minced garlic. Top with chopped cilantro. Mix well.
  4. Cook for 1 hour on high heat or until shrimp are opaque and pink.
  5. Serve with your favorite taco toppings such as tortillas, sour cream, green onion, rice, and/or avocado.

Crockpot Spanish Shrimp & Quinoa

This one-pot wonder is flavorful and super healthy. Shrimp packs tons of muscle-building protein while quinoa offers complex carbs to keep you fueled. Simply add the ingredients to your crockpot and let it cook!

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  • 2 cups broth, seafood or vegetable
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 can fire-roasted tomatoes, drained
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 1 10oz package frozen shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup green onion, chopped
  • Crumbled goat cheese, for garnish
  • Fresh chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

  1. Grease crockpot with non-stick cooking spray or use a crockpot liner.
  2. Add quinoa, broth, tomatoes, olive oil, honey, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne, onion powder, paprika, spinach, and shrimp. Stir well to combine.
  3. Cover and cook on high heat for 2 1/2 hours or on low heat for 3 1/2 hours.
  4. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve and garnish with goat cheese, green onions, and fresh parsley.

Slow Cooker Scrimp Scampi Pasta

What could be better than buttery shrimp scampi mixed with your favorite pasta? This crockpot meal is quick, tasty, and is sure to please everyone at the dinner table. What’s even better is that this meal only requires 10 minutes of prep time!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup broth, chicken or seafood
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, deveined and peeled, but leave the tail on
  • 1 package pasta

Directions

  1. In the crockpot add broth, olive oil, garlic, butter, parsley, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Stir in the shrimp to coat.
  2. Cook on high for 1 1/2 hours or on low for 2 1/2 hours.
  3. Cook pasta (spaghetti or angel hair best) according to package instructions.
  4. Plate pasta and then top with shrimp scampi. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

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