Shrimp Recipes Under 200 Calories

Whether baked, sauteed, grilled, or stir-fried, versatile and quick cooking shrimp serve as the star in these favorite low-calorie entrees.

  • Shrimp with Creamy Orange-Chipotle Sauce
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Shrimp with Creamy Orange-Chipotle Sauce

    Half-and-half and grated orange rind create a citrusy 3-ingredient cream sauce that tames the spiciness of the chipotle chile. Serve the shrimp and sauce over 1/2 cup of cooked linguine for an extra 100 calories.
  • Baked Shrimp In Lemony Garlic Sauce
    Oxmoor House

    Baked Shrimp in Lemony Garlic Sauce

    Ready in less than 20 minutes, these simple baked shrimp tossed in an indulgently rich lemon butter sauce boast just 120 calories per serving. Sop up any extra sauce with a 1 1/2-ounce slice of crusty French bread for an additional 100 calories.
  • Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

    The peppery flavor of ginger complements the spiciness of the chile paste and sweetness of the rice wine. Serve with 1/2 cup jasmine rice and fresh melon slices for 150 more calories.
  • Deep South Shrimp and Sausage
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Deep South Shrimp and Sausage

    This lightened version of low-country shrimp and grits is high on flavor and low in fat and calories. Plus, the entire dish is ready in less than 20 minutes making it a perfect weeknight meal.
  • Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup

    Freshly squeezed lime juice is the secret ingredient in this easy Thai recipe. It balances and brightens the flavors and adds just the right amount of tartness to the soup. A hearty 1 3/4-cup serving has just 185 calories.

  • <p>Shrimp and Mango Summer Rolls with Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce</p>

    Shrimp and Mango Summer Dipping Rolls with Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce

    Skip the fried egg rolls and make these light, refreshing rolls featuring shrimp, sweet mango, and mint. Each roll is around 75 calories so enjoy 2 alongside some brown rice and a hearty salad.

  • Spicy Shrimp Cakes with Corn and Avocado Salsa
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Spicy Shrimp Cakes with Corn and Avocado Salsa

    These spicy cakes get their heat from the hot sauce so feel free to leave it out if you prefer a mild flavor. Double the salsa and serve it over a salad or as an appetizer with baked tortilla chips.
  • Skillet Barbecue Shrimp
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Skillet Barbecue Shrimp

    Traditionally prepared in the oven, barbecue shrimp can be ready in far less time on the stove top, making it a fast, fabulous ending to a day at the beach or pool. Pair with mixed salad greens lightly dressed with extra-virgin olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
  • Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Skewers
    Michael Weschler

    Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Skewers

    Lemon-garlic shrimp skewers make a delicious party time appetizer or an easy backyard family dinner. Briefly curing the shrimp in the salt-sugar mixture tenderizes them and adds flavor.
  • Butterflied Shrimp with Habanero Tomatillo Salsa
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Butterflied Shrimp with Habanero-Tomatillo Salsa

    Butterflying the shrimp gives it an attractive appearance and more surface area for the marinade to penetrate. Handle habaneros with care. They are among the hottest chiles, but marinating them in vinegar and sugar softens their bite.
  • Shrimp and Herb Salad
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Lindsey Lower

    Shrimp and Herb Salad

    This low-calorie shrimp dish comes together easily and quickly in a skillet and is served over a salad packed with greens and herbs.
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