Welcome to our new list! These 23 easy chicken and shrimp recipes are tasty, colorful, and easy to follow!
Chicken and shrimp on a plate guarantee double the fun and flavor.
These easy recipes will leave you spoilt for choice.
The chicken shrimp recipes range from a feisty fajita to hot Italian sauces that will have everyone begging for seconds.
You can have some as a snack or a chicken and shrimp dinner that is as low-calorie or protein-dense as you need it to be.
Try our chicken and shrimp dinner ideas and make any dishes that call out to you.
We even have some copycat ideas for you. Your stomach will thank us!
These shrimp and chicken recipes are mouthwatering, colorful, and easy to follow.
Try the kick of Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya or the easy Spanish Paella or even the Shrimp Creole. Give the spicy heat a rest with the Shrimp & Chicken Alfredo, Scampi, or Chicken & Shrimp Dumplings.
Try one or try them all! Hope you find your new favorite here.
1. Chicken & Shrimp Fajitas
Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas have to be one of the easiest and tastiest meals one can enjoy for dinner.
I realize cooking three proteins for dinner may seem like a lot, but it’s not as involved as one might think.
In fact, it is as easy as pie!
Simply fry the ingredients and stuff them inside a tortilla and you have yourself a winner.
You need to remember to cook the chicken and shrimp individually so the shrimp does not become rubbery.
My favorite part about this particular recipe is that the meal is ready in 30 minutes.
Greater still is that it is a one-pan meal which means less cleaning! Win-Win.
Serve this chicken and shrimp blend with cooked linguine, angel hair pasta, noodles, hot boiled rice, or a tossed green salad for a well-rounded dinner suitable for any occasion.
If you’re looking for a fancy Italian way to include shrimp in your family dinners, this flavorful chicken with shrimp recipe will not disappoint.
The chicken and shrimp are steamed in Cajun seasoning and then stirred with seared bell peppers, onions, creamy Parmesan sauce, and fettuccine.
The unique burst of Italian flavors will be a hit with all your family members.
This Shrimp And Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts recipe is surprisingly simple yet savory and is one of my popular go-to chicken breast and shrimp recipes!
Seasoned with Cajun seasoning and filled with peppers and cheese, this dish is a sure bet and will have everyone asking for seconds.
Some juicy chicken pieces added to your shrimp will leave you begging for more in this easy-to-follow recipe.
Your creamy scampi can be eaten alone or added to some pasta.
Either way is so good!
When is a pot of jambalaya ever a bad idea? Never.
You can use andouille sausage in place of the smoked sausage for additional flavor and heat.
Get this Louisiana staple that promises a potful of flavor in just 30 minutes.
It makes for a dinner packed with zest and memories.
This is a straightforward recipe for the best Pad Thai and includes easily available ingredients.
You will not need to make a trip to the Asian market.
The best part is it only takes about 15 minutes once the ingredients are prepped.
It is also vegan and gluten-free-adaptable.
Pan-fried chicken and shrimp in a creamy Cajun sauce is always a yummy idea.
All you will hear from your family is, “more please!”
Combine it with your favorite pasta (penne, anyone?), rice, or potato for a perfect dinner.
The sauce in this recipe will awaken your taste buds in a manner you have not prepared for.
There is a kick in all that lovely sweet sauce.
It will become a staple in your kitchen—just be prepared to share the recipes with your guests!
Serve it with rice, coleslaw, mashed potatoes, french fries, etc.
Carbonara is a staple in Italian cuisine, and this copycat recipe will leave you with a taste of Rome.
Olive Garden’s Carbonara combines juicy chicken and shrimp with perfectly cooked bucatini pasta in a pancetta and parmesan cream sauce.
The classic dish is then topped with seasoned bread crumbs, giving it an exciting crunch.
For more Pasta With Shrimp Ideas, check this list out too.
This Asian-inspired stir-fry dish is one of my favorites.
It is quick and easy to prepare and is probably the best recipe on this list!
It is best served with some steamed rice or simply enjoyed on its own.
This recipe is a winner even with beginners and all the ingredients can be found at your local shops.
Simply start off with the proteins, add your veggies, and finally add your pre-cooked noodles.
(Or make some pasta fresh.)
It does not get any easier than that.
This classic Spanish recipe is good, delicious comfort food.
It is also an easy one-pan recipe that makes sense on a busy weeknight.
You can substitute their pricey saffron with the more frugal turmeric and it will be almost as colorful and tasty.
Applebee’s Bourbon Street Chicken and Shrimp is a must-have whenever you visit Applebee.
The flavors are finger-licking good and when served with some mashed potatoes, simply heavenly!
This recipe will have you making dumplings in 4 different ways so you don’t get tired of it.
You can also make a big batch and save some for later.
An hour and a half and you are done!
Easy and manageable. Give it a shot.
This easy-to-make salad brings to your table a tropical taste even in winter.
The many different flavors in one bowl work out really well and everyone will love it.
I love to serve it with coconut rice as the refreshing flavor from the mint and the like pairs really well.
A bowl of day-old rice is best for fried rice because it is drier than fresh.
Fresh rice has greater moisture content and is therefore difficult to stir fry without it getting sticky or lumpy.
So the next time you have some rice leftover, don’t toss it!
This meal will be ready in 30 minutes including prep time!
It has quickly become my go-to ramen recipe and it will serve you well.
You will need some shrimp, chicken, dried seaweed, and ramen.
This will be served in a Japanese-style miso broth.
Over at the thedailygourmet, they recommend boiling the noodles for just a few minutes, so they don’t turn mushy.
This is a quick, flavorful Creole magic in one pan and all in under 30 minutes!
The recipe will serve 6 and is a perfect choice for a light entree.
Adjust the ingredients according to your family’s needs and be prepared for seconds.
Serve this easy chicken and shrimp recipe over rice for a fast dinner.
This work of art is a big hit for Sunday dinner when you have to feed a table full of folks.
But it’s still easy, quick, elegant, and delicious!
Skip the cooking part with precooked shrimp and some chicken leftover from fajitas, and just heat those through.
Prepare for happily cleaned plates!
This is a slight variation of a shrimp boil and is made in the oven using just one baking sheet.
This delightful dish of chicken, sausage, and veggies has a rich, complex flavor and requires just 20 minutes of prep time.
If you have no corn on the cob, you can substitute it with 2 cups of frozen sweet corn kernels.
Thawed frozen shrimp also works in this recipe too.
The recipe will make 8 servings.
The lettuce wraps are tasty and satisfying and are a favorite, especially in the summer.
You can have everyone assist in building their own wraps while you bond over it all.
This one-pot recipe screams less washing which is always a huge plus.
It is always a great idea for family gatherings where a huge meal is needed.
Just wedge in a few lemon pieces and let everyone dig in!
Want some Baked Pasta Ideas? Here’s the goods.
The bottom line
Chicken and shrimp pair really well and both are easily available in most markets.
The two also pair with pretty much anything, but be careful not to override their distinct flavors.
You need the taste of the shrimp and chicken to be the hero flavors of the dish unless you want a really spicy dish!
There is no limit to the things you can do with chicken and shrimp.
CookingChew Tip: It’s okay to experiment with any of the delectable chicken and shrimp dishes we have provided.
Just remember shrimp cooks fast, so to have shrimp and chicken cooked at the same time, dice the chicken very small, like ½-inch cubes.
Top 23 Ways To Cook Chicken & Shrimp 🍗🍤
These 23 easy chicken and shrimp recipes are tasty, colorful, and easy to follow!
- Chicken & Shrimp Fajitas
- Garlic Chicken & Shrimp
- Chicken & Shrimp With Red Pasta Sauce
- Shrimp & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts
- Creamy Shrimp Scampi With Chicken
- Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya
- Chicken & Shrimp Pad Thai Noodles
- Cajun Chicken & Shrimp Alfredo
- Jack Daniel’s Chicken & Shrimp
- Olive Garden Chicken & Shrimp Carbonara
- Chicken & Shrimp Stir Fry
- Shrimp & Chicken Pancit Canton
- Chicken & Shrimp Spanish Paella
- Bourbon Street Chicken & Shrimp (Applebee’s Copycat)
- Chicken & Shrimp Dumplings
- Thai Shrimp, Chicken, Grapefruit, & Coconut Salad
- Shrimp & Chicken Fried Rice
- Shrimp & Chicken Miso Ramen
- 20-Minute Creole Shrimp & Chicken Recipe.
- Chicken & Shrimp With Lemon Cream Sauce
- Sheet-Pan Creole Chicken & Shrimp
- Chicken + Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
- Chicken, Chorizo, & Prawn Jambalaya
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