Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp Recipe
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Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp Recipe

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"Dress up your holiday buffet table with this tasty shrimp recipe. You'll have time to enjoy your party because this appetizer is that easy." – Phyllis Schmalz, Kansas City, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (16-20 per pound)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and halved
  • 1/2 pound small fresh mushrooms, halved

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup: 81 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients. Add shrimp, artichokes and mushrooms; seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally. Yield: 6 cups.
Originally published as Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp in Taste of Home December/January 2011, p90

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ReginatheQueen User ID: 6593399 172617
Reviewed May. 3, 2014

"No one liked it and no one ate it!! Sounded good at the time and I bought large expensive shrimp!! Big mistake."

Yankee Cat User ID: 5786253 105629
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"This recipe is so easy and so good. I got rave reviews and several requests for the recipe."

ConnieK User ID: 282614 177876
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2011

"Excellent and very quick to make. This is even better a few days later (if that's even possible)."

dja1451 User ID: 5721666 174872
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2010

"My neighbor make these last week for our annual Christmas Party ..they were a BIG hit"

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