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Marinated Shrimp Recipe

Marinated Shrimp Recipe

My husband's aunt shared this recipe with me more than 20 years ago. Not only is it a Christmas Eve tradition in my home, but in the homes of our grown children as well. —Delores Hill, Helena, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Bake: 10 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, oil, garlic, rosemary, oregano and bay leaves. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
  • 2. Pour shrimp and marinade into a large deep skillet. Add wine or broth, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally. Discard bay leaves. Transfer with a slotted spoon to a serving dish. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (8 ounces) equals 465 calories, 37 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 224 mg cholesterol, 555 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.