Marinated Shrimp

 

I have been making this version of marinated shrimp for many years.  It is the perfect recipe for a picnic, appetizer or condiment for a Bloody Mary.  You marinate the cooked shrimp for 24 – 48 hours prior to serving.  The assembly is very easy, mix everything together, add the shrimp and refrigerate.  The result is  perfectly marinated shrimp with the infusion of the spices and herbs.  I like to serve these shrimp with crackers.  However, if you have seen the current Bloody Mary cocktail explosion with the number of condiments added to these drinks – these marinated shrimp will take your cocktail over the top.  The perfect Bloody Mary –  celery spear, cherry tomatoes threaded on a skewer with cooked bacon and marinated shrimp.  What a winning combination.  Cheers

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Marinated Shrimp
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Ingredients
  1. 2# cooked shrimp, shell-off, tail-on
  2. 1 red onion, sliced very thin
  3. 3 tablespoons capers
  4. 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  5. 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  6. 3/4 cup canola oil
  7. 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  8. 1/3 cup sugar
  9. 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  10. Hot sauce, add according to taste
  11. Salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in glass bowl. Add shrimp, stir to combine. Refrigerate 24 - 48 hours. Stir occasionally. Drain and serve.
  2. Another great way to marinate is combine all ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag and refrigerator. Rotate bag occasionally to distribute marinade.
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