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Pickled Shrimp

 Pickled Shrimp
I appreciate this appetizer’s ease of preparation, especially during the hectic holiday season. The recipe can easily be doubled for a crowd.
6 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + marinating

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pound cooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 bay leaves

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 11 ingredients;
  • add the shrimp, onion and bay leaves. Seal bag and turn to coat;
  • refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade and bay leaves. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.