Overnight Marinated Shrimp

By Leslie Blythe  , , ,   

July 17, 2017

Are you bored with the same old shrimp cocktail? This Overnight Marinated Shrimp is the answer. It's the perfect appetizer for entertaining that your guests will love!

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Yields: Makes 12 - 15 appetizer servings


1Whisk all the ingredients together and pour over shrimp. Cover and chill 24 hours, stirring occasionally.

 Stir in ½ cup chopped basil 1 hour before serving.


3 pounds large fresh cooked shrimp

2 small red onions, diced

1 yellow bell pepper, diced

1 cup vegetable oil

1 cup red wine vinegar

3 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon grated lemon rind

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon white wine Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon hot sauce

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

½ teaspoon salt

2 garlic cloves, pressed

½ cup fresh basil, chopped


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