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Zesty Marinated Shrimp Recipe

Zesty Marinated Shrimp Recipe

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 YIELD:36 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 shrimp equals 43 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 54 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.