Marinated Shrimp

Marinated Shrimp Recipe
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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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


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.


April 2005
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