Shrimp Marinated in Lemon Recipe

Shrimp Marinated in Lemon Recipe

Try this easy, make-ahead dish! It's great as an antipasto or a light dinner.

Shrimp and lemon! What a great combination. You can easily make this dish ahead of time. Toss these shrimp into a spring salad mix for a tasty and healthy lunch or dinner.

Shrimp Marinated in Lemon


  • 1 pound small cooked shrimp (leave the tails on when making as an antipasto)
  • 4 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 Tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs grated lemon peel
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbs Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 Tbs parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbs oregano, chopped
  • 1 Tbs capers, drained


  • Mix all ingredients, except shrimp, in a bowl. Place shrimp in a resealable bag or glass bowl.
  • Pour marinade over shrimp.
  • Allow to marinate for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Serve on a bed of lettuce.

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