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Zesty Marinated Shrimp Recipe
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Zesty Marinated Shrimp Recipe

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These easy shrimp look impressive on a buffet table and taste even better! The zesty sauce has a wonderful spicy citrus flavor. I especially like this recipe because I can prepare it ahead of time. —Mary Jane Guest, Alamosa, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 12 lemon slices
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 pounds medium shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 43 calories, 2g fat (0g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 5g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine first eight ingredients. Stir in shrimp. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Drain before serving. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Zesty Marinated Shrimp in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2001, p21


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huskermom1 31588
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"a little less red onion, but wonderful!"

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Dirst 31583
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2011

"Fantastic presentation and tasted wonderful!"

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JudithRN3 33081
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2010

"delicious-very flavorful"

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slmcooks 90247
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"This was excellent for a day on the boat! Carried well and was a hit. Very flavorful and agree with other users, use fresh ingredients for the best taste!"

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cwbuff 56011
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"I made this recipe for a family Christmas party and it got scarfed up almost before most of the other hors d'oeuvres made it to the table! Easy, too! Use fresh dill not only in the dish but as garnish as well. Fresh lime juice makes a big difference too."

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tkarinas 92296
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"I would indeed make this recipe again, just not when my third son is at home. He is deathly allergic to seafood and I will not put this dish in front of him."

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