Marinated Lemon Shrimp With Olives



Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 4 Hours


1 pound unpeeled, large raw shrimp (31/40 count)
1 (5 3/4-oz.) jar pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives, drained
3/4 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 small red onion, cut in half and sliced
1 lemon, sliced


1. Bring 2 qt. water to a boil in a Dutch oven; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein, if desired.

2. Whisk together vinegar and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Pour mixture into a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; add shrimp, olives, onion, and lemon, turning to coat. Seal and chill 4 hours, turning occasionally. Drain mixture, discarding marinade. Place in serving bowls.

Kay Howe, Paige, Texas,

Southern Living

September 2008
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