Zesty Marinated Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


about 4-1/2 dozen

Updated: Nov. 09, 2023
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
Zesty Marinated Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 12 lemon or lime slices
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 pounds peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (26-30 per pound)


  1. Place first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; toss with shrimp. Refrigerate, covered, 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Drain before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 shrimp: 28 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.