Marinated Shrimp

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Marinated ShrimpRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
Ideal for a cocktail buffet, these appetizer shrimp are marinated for only 30 minutes and quite flavorful without any sauce. Serve with toothpicks.
12 servings (serving size: 3 shrimp)


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1/4 cup dry vermouth
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
36 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 3/4 pounds)
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided


Combine first 9 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, turning bag occasionally.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of shrimp; cook 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove shrimp from pan. Repeat with remaining olive oil and remaining shrimp.

Created date

March 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 101
Caloriesfromfat 30
Fat 3.4 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 13.6 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 101 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 199 mg
Calcium 41 mg