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Kiki's Sweet and Spicy Marinated Shrimp

Rated as 4.07 out of 5 Stars
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"I developed this recipe because I love sweet and spicy, and I love shrimp. I serve this at every party I host and have learned to have copies of the recipe handy. I hope it finds a place in your favorite appetizer recipe box as well. Enjoy!!"
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Ingredients

8 h 20 m servings 259
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour vinegar into a pot over high heat. Stir in lemon slices, jalapeno peppers, garlic, onion flakes, and sugar. Bring to a rapid boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and cool to lukewarm.
  2. Place the shrimp and cilantro into a resealable plastic bag. Pour the lukewarm sauce into the bag, seal tightly; refrigerate overnight, turning the bag over several times.
  3. Drain liquid from resealable bag, and place shrimp in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, and toss well.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 259 calories; 2 20.2 38.2 354 408 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Left out the cilantro (not a fan of it), otherwise followed exactly as printed...and WOW!!! Took this amazing recipe to a Church potluck, and wished I'd had the foresight to print off about 20 c...

Most helpful critical review

I agree with a previous reviewer - this is an odd combo and not good. There is no shrimp flavor - just an overpowering marinade that is sour/sweet in a very strange way. Hate to rate this so bad...

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Left out the cilantro (not a fan of it), otherwise followed exactly as printed...and WOW!!! Took this amazing recipe to a Church potluck, and wished I'd had the foresight to print off about 20 c...

So Yummy! Added chopped cucumbers

Awesome recipe! I've taken this to several parties & always leave with an empty bowl and many requests for the recipe. I usually do use serrano peppers though, just for a little more heat. And I...

I agree with a previous reviewer - this is an odd combo and not good. There is no shrimp flavor - just an overpowering marinade that is sour/sweet in a very strange way. Hate to rate this so bad...

Everyone loved this Excellent

Huge hit at my work party. I will definetly make this again. Thanks

I didn't love these. A little too sweet for my tastes. I'll keep looking for a marinated shrimp recipe...

Great recipe. I made it for a party, and it was a hit. Everyone wanted the recipe.

Wasn't a big hit with my company. Kind of bland.