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Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp Recipe

Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp Recipe

"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 YIELD: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 jumbo shrimp
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and halved
  • 1/2 pound small fresh mushrooms, halved


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients. Add the shrimp, artichokes and mushrooms; seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for eight hours or overnight, turning occasionally. Yield: 6 cups.

Nutritional Facts

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