It’s time to decide what to serve with baked stuffed shrimp! This epic collection, featuring our 21 favorite sides for the entrée, will complete your meal.
If you love shrimp, you know that baked stuffed shrimp is one of the best ways to enjoy them.
This dish will surely be a hit whether you’re serving them at home or with friends.
But what do you serve with it?
If you want to go for something less intense, try a side of Lemon Rice.
It’s straightforward to make and pairs well with just about anything.
If you’re craving something more substantial, try serving your baked stuffed shrimp with Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
They’ll soak up any excess liquid from the shrimp while adding some bulk, so your stomach doesn’t feel empty after dinner!
But if you want to make your guests or family go wild, try #19.
And you’ll see that it’s as beautiful as it tastes.
Want to get started? Here goes!
1. Green Salad With Red Wine Vinaigrette
Salad is a good thing.
It’s green, it’s crisp, it’s light, and it’s got stuff in it that makes your mouth water and your face happy.
Green salad with red wine vinaigrette is just that: a delightful mix of greens and veggies with nutty almonds, sweet tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, crunchy celery, and red onion, all topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
It’s a fresh take on a classic favorite, with a tart-yet-sweet dressing made from red wine vinegar, olive oil, and honey—a perfect match for your baked stuffed shrimp.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the kitchen, you can never go wrong with a well-roasted carrot.
Roasting with thyme draws out the natural sweetness of carrots while also bringing out an amazing caramelized and fresh herbaceous flavor.
They’re also super simple to make (and you only need a few ingredients), and they’re a great texture all on their own.
When looking for a luscious, robust tang of garlic, look no further than these Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
They’ve got a mealy texture that will pair with just about anything—even baked stuffed shrimp.
They’re also light and fluffy, with an amazing garlic flavor that will have your taste buds dancing around in your mouth.
The garlic is subtle but powerful enough to ensure you know it’s there.
It’s great for people who love garlic taste but don’t want their dishes to be overpowered by it.
Brussels sprouts and bacon are such a great match.
It’s sweet, nutty, and smoky—and crispy, yet tender little orbs of deliciousness.
So, when you combine these two amazing flavors with baked stuffed shrimp, you get the ultimate treat.
The shrimp is tender and juicy, but the bacon adds a little crunch with every bite.
It’s the kind of meal perfect for sharing on a date night or just enjoying at home with your family.
5. Caesar Salad
Caesar salad is a garlicky, smoky, and delicious way to start your day.
Maybe you like to kick things off with a Caesar salad.
Or maybe you’re just a fan of dressing on salads in general.
But whatever your preference, I think it’s time you started serving it up with baked stuffed shrimp.
Baked stuffed shrimp is like the holy grail of seafood—it keeps everything moist and tender while bringing out all those delicious flavors you’d expect from a restaurant-quality meal.
And the bold flavors in Caesar salad complement it well.
Trust me: this is going to change everything.
Leave your steamed broccoli behind and try something new!
This is the kind of broccoli you’ll want to eat every day.
With just the right amount of char, it’s tender and smoky but not too bitter, and it has a little bit of heat (from the red pepper flakes) that’ll keep you coming back for more.
Serve with baked shrimp for a sumptuous meal that will make your friends jealous.
Everybody loves mashed potatoes.
But if you’re looking for a lighter sidekick or want to try a new taste sensation, this Garlic Mashed Cauliflower is for you.
It is creamy, garlicky, earthy, and slightly more complex than potatoes.
Pair it with your favorite baked stuffed shrimp recipe because the combination of savory, crusty shrimp and buttery cauliflower is just too good to resist.
8. Lemon Rice
This fragrant, zesty, and tangy Lemon Rice is a savory side dish that’s perfect for any meal.
Serve it with baked stuffed shrimp because the citrusy flavor of lemon rice complements the natural sweetness of shrimp perfectly.
The lemon rice is also simple to make, so you can spend more time enjoying your friends and family than in the kitchen.
Yukon gold potatoes are creamy, fresh, and full of flavor.
They have a rich taste that makes this salad so delicious.
They also pair greatly with the crispiness of baked stuffed shrimp.
Plus, the dill pickles add a few tang flavors to the salad.
That sounds tasty, doesn’t it?
This Roasted Butternut Squash is a little nutty and sweet with a rich texture that feels like you’re eating something straight out of a dream.
It’s like mild butterscotch, but with more of the good stuff: like the kind you get when you’re curling up in bed with your favorite book.
The taste is also subtle, but it’s a bit of baked sweetness that goes smooth.
And it’s not overpowering at all.
It just makes for a mellow flavor that’ll leave you wanting more.
11. Panzanella Salad
This Panzanella Salad is the food equivalent of a good friend: it’s light and refreshing and makes you feel like you’re having a great time with no effort.
In fact, it is so easy to make that you can probably do it with your eyes closed.
Just take some crispy Italian bread, soak it in olive oil, and throw in some juicy veggies—and you’re set!
You’ve got a dish that perfectly matches the savory taste of baked stuffed shrimp.
12. Spinach Salad
You will love the bright green leaves in this Spinach Salad and how they’ll make me feel like you’re eating right at the base of a tree.
It’s a bit sweet and savory—the perfect combination for your palate.
And then there’s that balsamic dressing. It’s like a hot, comforting blanket for the soul.
But let’s be real: nobody puts spinach in a salad because they want to eat it. It’s just not that exciting on its own.
That’s why you must have the perfect mix of ingredients to make it sing.
You need apples, avocados, pecans, red onion, and feta cheese, which are all the things that go with spinach very well.
This is a dish that’s fresh and bright—you can practically taste the sun on your tongue!
It’s got a lot of cheesy flavor going on, but not so much that it overwhelms your senses or makes you feel like you’re eating a brick of cheese.
The rosemary gives it a herby kick, and the chewy texture from the wild rice is perfect for soaking up all those flavors.
It’s like the recipe’s inventor took a green bean casserole and said, “What if I did that, but better?”
That’s what you get with French’s green bean casserole.
The tender green beans are cooked to perfection, and the creamy mushroom sauce tops them off nicely.
Then they’re sprinkled with crispy fried onions—the kind that makes you drool just looking at them.
It also pairs well with baked stuffed shrimp because they’re so well seasoned that you’ll want to eat them together.
15. Clam Chowder
The first bite is like a slap in the face.
But then, it starts to grow on you.
The smokiness of bacon fade into the fresh, “oceany” clams, and suddenly, your mouth is filled with an unfamiliar flavor.
It’s clam chowder.
It’s not like any other soup—it’s deliciously different.
This Vegetarian Succotash is fresh, vibrant, and bacon-free.
Pan-seared corn, plump lima beans, and fresh peppers combine for a buttery and savory but not “meaty” taste.
And it tastes like a warm, simple corn salad that you’d want to eat with baked stuffed shrimp—because it goes well with seafood.
This No-Mayo Carolina Coleslaw is a sweet and tangy vinegar-based side dish that’s great for baked stuffed shrimp because it’s not too heavy but has just the right amount of crunch.
And it adds a little extra sweetness to balance the savory.
What’s more, it packs just enough mustard and celery flavor but not too much to overpower your tastebuds.
Asparagus Risotto: the vibrant spring green hue that will have you thinking of the time when everything is new and fresh.
The flavorful veggie broth will make you feel like you’re eating your favorite comfort food.
And the lemony taste will remind you of the beautiful sunshine, while the creamy texture will make you feel like it’s a sunny day.
Enjoy this as a side dish, or serve it as a beautiful base for baked stuffed shrimp.
It’s okay if you’re stuck at a loss for what to serve with baked stuffed shrimp—this Root Vegetable Tart Tatin is here to help!
It’s tender, earthy, and sweet with caramelized root vegetables—buttery dough surrounds them, holding them together in a savory tart that’s begging to be eaten.
And with cheese, onions, garlic, and fresh herbs, it’s the perfect accompaniment for any shrimp meal or snack.
If you’re hungry for a one-pan meal that will fill you up and make your taste buds sing, this is the dish for you.
The blackened cod is flaky and flavorful, but the sweet potatoes and zucchini make this meal shine.
They’re cooked until they practically melt into the fish—that’s how you know they’re done.
Then the spice blend on the cod gives it a perfect balance of flavor—not too spicy, but still enough to make your tongue tingle with delight.
And when all that goodness gets tossed in with some fresh veggies?
It’s just heaven on a plate!
21. Baked Feta Pasta
It’s super easy to make and yet so hard to get right.
But when you do?
That’s when it becomes magical.
Take this recipe for baked feta pasta, for example.
It starts with tender pasta, tomatoes’ acidity, and sugar’s sweetness to balance out the tangy flavor.
Then comes the sharp notes of garlic and basil—you can’t have one without the other.
And finally, you mix it all with soft, melty feta for that extra kick of flavor.
Once you try this, you’ll never go back.
The bottom line
If you plan to serve baked stuffed shrimp for dinner soon, consider serving some simple yet tasty side dishes like the ones listed here.
You can make an asparagus risotto, lemon rice, or baked feta pasta.
And if you’ve never made pasta from scratch, now is the time to try it out.
I’m sure that even the most refined and pickiest palates will be impressed by your cooking.
What To Serve With Baked Stuffed Shrimp
It's time to decide what to serve with baked stuffed shrimp! This epic collection, featuring our 21 favorite sides for the entrée, will complete your meal.
- Green Salad With Red Wine Vinaigrette
- Roasted Carrots With Thyme
- Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Brussels Sprouts & Bacon
- Caesar Salad
- Blackened Broccoli
- Garlic Mashed Cauliflower
- Lemon Rice
- Yukon Gold Potato Salad
- Roasted Butternut Squash
- Panzanella Salad
- Spinach Salad
- Rosemary, Goat Cheese, & Wild Rice
- French’s Green Bean Casserole
- Clam Chowder
- Vegetarian Succotash
- No-Mayo Carolina Coleslaw
- Asparagus Risotto
- Root Vegetable Tart Tatin
- Blackened Cod With Sweet Potatoes & Zucchini
- Baked Feta Pasta
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