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Marinated Shrimp

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.