Purchase the correct size of shrimp to ensure the appropriate amount of marinade and appetizer servings. The large shrimp needed for this recipe are 26-30 count per pound. For more intense flavor, marinate the shrimp for eight hours.
Prepare the recipe up to eight hours before serving; cover and refrigerate.
For your buffet, plan 6 to 12 appetizers of various forms and temperatures. How much to prepare? Allow for 3 to 4 appetizers per person per hour.