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Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp

Dress up your holiday buffet table with this tasty, easy 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
  • Makes
    6 cups


  • 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 shrimp (16-20 per pound)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and halved
  • 1/2 pound small fresh mushrooms, halved


  • In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Add shrimp, artichokes and mushrooms; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 cup: 81 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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  • ReginatheQueen
    May 3, 2014

    No one liked it and no one ate it!! Sounded good at the time and I bought large expensive shrimp!! Big mistake.

  • Yankee Cat
    Jan 26, 2011

    This recipe is so easy and so good. I got rave reviews and several requests for the recipe.

  • swinczek
    Jan 16, 2011

    No comment left

  • ConnieK
    Jan 10, 2011

    Excellent and very quick to make. This is even better a few days later (if that's even possible).

  • dja1451
    Dec 24, 2010

    My neighbor make these last week for our annual Christmas Party ..they were a BIG hit