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Marinated Shrimp

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“We love these shrimp! DH and his friends were observed standing around the shrimp bowl until the last shrimp was devoured and then fighting over the olives. This recipe is from a California cooking instructor by the name of Fleur Schim. Thanks Fleur!”
2hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a stock pot, cook shrimp in lightly salted boiling water to cover for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.
  2. Drain and place shrmip in a resealable plastic bag set in a deep bowl.
  3. Add lemon slices, onion rings, olives, and tomato; toss to mix well.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, garlic, mustard, salt, and red pepper.
  5. Pour over shrimp mixture; close bag.
  6. Turn bag gently to coat contents.
  7. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 but not more than 6, turning bag once or twice.
  8. (Important! Do not leave shrimp longer than 6 hours in the marinade or the shrimp will become rubbery.)
  9. Drain and serve in a clear glass bowl to show off the pretty colors.
  10. Enjoy.
  11. Refrigerate leftovers, (but not in the marinade.).

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