Quick Pickled Shrimp

Quick Pickled Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett
We like Quick Pickled Shrimp because the recipe calls for pre-cooked shrimp that marinade in a zippy sauce for just 2 hours.



Makes 6 to 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes


1 lemon, thinly sliced
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 1/4 teaspoons Creole seasoning
1 garlic clove, minced
1 pound peeled, medium-size cooked shrimp
Table salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Stir together lemon slices, onion, olive oil, vinegar, dill, parsley, Creole seasoning, and garlic in a large bowl; transfer to a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Add shrimp, turning to coat. Seal and chill 2 to 6 hours. Remove shrimp, discarding marinade. Sprinkle shrimp with table salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


July 2013
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