Rating: 4 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

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!!

Recipe Summary

additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 20 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Drain liquid from resealable bag, and place shrimp in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, and toss well.

Nutrition Facts

259 calories; protein 38.2g; carbohydrates 20.2g; fat 2g; cholesterol 354.1mg; sodium 408mg. Full Nutrition
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