August 27, 2013

Marinated Shrimp

On the Menu Today~
Marinated Shrimp

This recipe is easy and delicious.
It's perfect for the upcoming Labor Day week-end or
to serve during the Holidays.

Now that the Football Season is here,
it's time to dig out those appetizer recipes...
keep this recipe handy,
it's always a big hit.

Marinated Shrimp

  • 2 pounds cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced into rings
  • 2 medium lemons, cut into thin slices
  • 1 cup pitted, whole black olives, drained
  • 1 (16 oz) jar pepperoncini, drained
  • 8 ounces mozzarella, provolone or pepper jack cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsely
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 dried chili peppers
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
Cooking Directions
  1. In a 3 quart glass serving bowl, combine the shrimp, onion, lemons, olives, pepperoncini, and cheese. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well.
  2. Pour over shrimp mixture and stir gently to coat.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Discard bay leaf and chili peppers before serving.
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