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Pickled Shrimp with Basil

Red wine vinegar plus the freshness of citrus and basil perk up marinated shrimp with hardly any prep. Serve over greens if you'd like a salad. —James Schend, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating
  • Makes
    20 servings (1/2 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons stone-ground mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 pounds peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (31-40 per pound)
  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium lime, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the first 5 ingredients. Add shrimp, lemon, lime, onion, sliced basil and capers; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered, up to 8 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Just before serving, stir minced basil, salt and pepper into shrimp mixture. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 64 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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  • toolbarsco
    Feb 10, 2016

    Super Bowl crowd loved this!

  • sugarcrystal
    Jan 24, 2016

    So fresh & flavorful!