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marinated shrimp

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a recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

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.

★★★★★ 1
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For marinated shrimp

  • 2 lb
    unpeeled, medium fresh shrimp
  • 6 c
    salted water
  • 1/2 c
  • 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 md
    red or white onions, sliced and separated into rings

How To Make marinated shrimp

  • 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.