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Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating


6 cups

Dress up your holiday buffet table with this tasty, easy shrimp recipe. You'll have time to enjoy your party because this appetizer is that easy. —Phyllis Schmalz, Kansas City, Kansas
Make-Ahead Marinated Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (16-20 per pound)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and halved
  • 1/2 pound small fresh mushrooms, halved


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Add shrimp, artichokes and mushrooms; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 81 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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