- Makes: 4 servings
- Prep: 15 mins
Marinated Cocktail Shrimp
pound fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
cup snipped fresh cilantro
cup olive oil or salad oil
tablespoons wine vinegar
tablespoons lemon juice
fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped or 1 tablespoon chopped canned jalapeno pepper
teaspoons capers, drained
clove garlic, minced
small lemon, halved lengthwise and sliced
small lime, halved lengthwise and sliced
- In a large saucepan cook fresh or frozen shrimp, uncovered, in lightly salted boiling water for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain and cool. Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact; devein and set aside.
- For marinade, in a screw-top jar combine cilantro, oil, vinegar, lemon juice, jalapeno pepper, capers, and garlic. Cover and shake well to mix. Set aside.
- To serve, in a large serving bowl layer sliced lemon, lime, red onion, and the shrimp, repeating until all is used. Drizzle marinade atop. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving. Makes 4 to 6 appetizer servings.
Nutrition Facts (Marinated Cocktail Shrimp)
- Per serving:
- 249 kcal cal.,
- 16 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 172 mg chol.,
- 214 mg sodium,
- 2 g carb.,
- 23 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet