Marinated Shrimp

1
Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

Every year we have a Christmas Open House and I make about 20 pounds of this marinated shrimp. It is one of the most popular items I serve. I think some come just to eat the shrimp.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    unpeeled, medium fresh shrimp
  • 6 c
    salted water
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 1/4 c
    capers, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    celery salt
  • 3 medium
    red or white onions, sliced and separated into rings

How to Make Marinated Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel shrimp leaving tails on. De-vein if desired. Bring water to boil; add shrimp and cook 3 minutes or just until shrimp turns pin. Drain and rinse with cold water. Chill.
  2. Combine sugar and next 5 ingredients in a shallow dish. Add shrimp alternately with onions. Cover and chill at least 6 hours, turning often. Drain and discard marinade before serving.

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About Marinated Shrimp

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American



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