Marinated Shrimp

Southern Living
6 servings


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2 1/2 quarts water
3 pounds unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp
2 small green bell peppers
2 medium onions
2 cups white vinegar
1 1/2 cups ketchup
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon celery seeds
1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon hot sauce


Bring 2 1/2 quarts water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain; rinse with cold water. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired.

Cut bell peppers and onions into strips. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; add shrimp. Combine vinegar and next 5 ingredients; pour over shrimp mixture. Seal bag, and chill 8 hours, turning occasionally.

Created date

October 2003