Make Ahead Marinated Shrimp


3 pounds steamed and peeled shrimp

2 small red onions (sliced)

1 green bell pepper (sliced)

1 cup canola or vegetable oil

1 cup red wine vinegar w/ garlic

3 Tbsp sugar

1 Tbsp grated lemon rind

3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1Tbsp hot sauce

1 Tbsp Dijon mustard

1/2 tsp salt

2 garlic cloves (minced)

1/2 cup fresh basil (chopped)




  • Layer shrimp, onion slices and bell pepper slices in an airtight container.
  • Whisk together oil and the next 9 ingredients. Pour over the shrimp.
  • Cove and allow to chill for24 hours, stirring occaisionally.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup basil about 1 hour before serving.
  • Serve!


Shopping List (things you will need)

3 pounds of steamed shrimp (they can steam and peel it for you at you fish market or grocery store)

2 red onions


white wine Worcestershire sauce

fresh basil

bell pepper




Pantry Item (things you may already have)

canola or vegetable oil

red wine vinegar w/ garlic


hot sauce (such as Tabasco)

Dijon mustard