Marinated Shrimp With Rosemary



Makes 8 to 10 appetizer servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 3 Minutes
Chill: 6 Hours


2 pounds unpeeled, large raw shrimp (21/25 count)
1 1/2 cups white vinegar
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup capers, undrained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
1 1/2 teaspoons celery salt
1/2 to 1 tsp. salt
1 medium-size red or white onion, sliced and separated into rings


1. Bring 6 cups salted water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on. Devein, if desired.

2. Combine vinegar and next 6 ingredients in a shallow dish; add shrimp alternately with onion. Cover and chill 6 to 24 hours, turning often. Drain shrimp mixture, discarding liquid, before serving.