Add some shrimp to your Super Bowl spread.

January 30, 2016

Game day snacks typically fall into one of three categories: meat, cheese or starch. But seafood has its place in a show-stopping Super Bowl spread. Give your snack table a fancy kick by adding one of these delicious but still indulgent and football-appropriate shrimp recipes.

1. Spicy Coconut Shrimp 

 © Con Poulos

This simple, delicious fried shrimp recipe gets marvelous flavor from coconut milk, shredded coconut and cayenne.

2. Mexico City Shrimp with Chipotle Mojo 

One of the best things about these roasted shrimp? They come with their own handles.

3. Shrimp-and-Chorizo Tortas 

For this supertasty sandwich, F&W's Justin Chapple quickly sautes shrimp with chorizo and onion, then spoons them onto rolls and tops with tomato and avocado.

4. Popcorn Shrimp with Corn Butter 

Chef Chris Shepherd's popcorn shrimp is like movie theater popcorn at its best.

5. Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce 

Here’s a hearty, meaty take on classic shrimp cocktail.

6. Shrimp-Stuffed Peppers 

These cheesy stuffed peppers are surprisingly good for you.

Related: Fast and Healthy Shrimp Recipes

7. Firecracker Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dressing 

Insisting that "there is no better Sunday couch chow for the start of football season," Andrew Zimmern says these fiery shrimp should be served with Crystal brand hot sauce, which he calls "perfectly balanced."

8. Boiled Shrimp with Spicy Mayonnaise 

Mustard and white pepper amp up the heat in the homemade mayo served with these boiled shrimp.

 QUENTIN BACON

Mustard and white pepper amp up the heat in this homemade mayo for shrimp.

9. Shrimp Cakes 

These chunky little shrimp cakes are spiked with scallions, lemon and smoked paprika, and served with an almost-instant spicy mayo.