Citrus-Marinated Shrimp with Louis Sauce

Citrus-Marinated Shrimp with Louis SauceRecipe


Makes 10 to 12 appetizer servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 35 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 25 Minutes


2 lemons, halved
2 limes, halved
1/2 orange, halved
1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
4 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
2 cups fresh orange juice
2 cups grapefruit juice
2 cups pineapple juice
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 lemon, sliced
1 orange, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 grapefruit, sliced
1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
Lettuce leaves
Garnish: citrus fruit slices


Combine lemon halves, next 3 ingredients, and salted water to cover in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Plunge shrimp into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Peel shrimp, leaving tails on. Devein, if desired.

Combine orange juice and next 9 ingredients in a large shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add shrimp, cover or seal, and chill 25 minutes. Drain off liquid. Serve shrimp over lettuce leaves with Louis Sauce. Garnish, if desired.