Few ingredients are more versatile than a pound or two of freshly peeled and deveined shrimp. Talk about a perfect blank canvas for any cuisine your heart desires. Fire up the fryer or the grill, achieve a perfect crisp sear or simply boil and dunk in cocktail sauce. Any way you take your shrimp is cool by us — here are 20 of our favorite recipes starring light, flavorful (and super easy-to-cook) shrimp.

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