Gingered Shrimp

Tender, chilled shrimp marinated with bright Asian flavors. So easy and so good!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 40

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds medium shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined
1/4
cup soy sauce
2
teaspoons finely chopped gingerroot
1/4
cup white vinegar
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons sweet sake or apple juice
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
2
to 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 Arrange shrimp in single layer in shallow glass or plastic container.
  • 2 Heat soy sauce to boiling in 1-quart saucepan; add gingerroot. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in vinegar, sugar, sake and salt. Pour over shrimp. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 12 hours.
  • 3 Remove shrimp from marinade with slotted spoon; arrange on serving plate. Sprinkle with onions.

Expert Tips

Sake is a slightly sweet Japanese wine made from fermented rice. It is often used in cooking, especially in sauces and marinades.

Do as the Japanese do: Enjoy leftover sake served warm in small porcelain cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
20
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
35 mg
35 %;
Sodium
190 mg
190 %;
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
1 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.