Marinated Cocktail Shrimp

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
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Marinated Cocktail Shrimp
Ingredients
1
pound fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
1/4
cup snipped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup olive oil or salad oil
3
tablespoons wine vinegar
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped or 1 tablespoon chopped canned jalapeno pepper
2
teaspoons capers, drained
1
clove garlic, minced
1
small lemon, halved lengthwise and sliced
1
small lime, halved lengthwise and sliced
1
small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
Directions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
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