Shrimps are lovely. Marinade them in delightful sauces and you’ll have heaven right before your eyes. Check out some delicious shrimp marinade recipes.

Shrimp Marinade Recipes

Skipping the marination process for meat or fish or even paneer would equate to biting into a piece of toast with no marmalade or cheese! It may take minutes and sometimes it may require hours and days to reach perfection. However, if the marinade dish is in good hands, it will never fail to satisfy high maintenance taste buds. Without marination, ‘butter chicken’ or ‘mutton rogan josh’ wouldn’t be as tasty and tender as they are! And why would it be any different with shrimp? Shrimps are a worldwide delicacy and many prefer it to meat-hands down! Reputable chefs have put together succulent and irresistible shrimp marinade recipes, the final outcome of which gives you wings! You can either make use of the indoor grill for grilling or grill the shrimps outdoor. The typical ingredients used in such recipes range from vinegar, lemon juice to wine and soy sauce. A variety of oils, herbs and spices are recommended to give a shrimp marinade dish that magical flavour. Follow this article to find some of the best shrimp marinade recipes.

Easy Shrimp Marinade Recipes 

Grilled Shrimp Marinade Recipes 

  • 2 pounds Shrimps
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil
  • ¼ cup Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh Basil
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • Peel and devein the shrimps before you grill them.
  • Mince the garlic clove before tossing the paste into a mixing bowl.
  • Sprinkle olive oil and tomato sauce over the minced garlic paste and then mix the combination thoroughly.
  • Soon after, add red wine, salt, cayenne pepper (if you love spice) and chopped basil to the mixture and continue to mix. The marinade will soon be ready!
  • Pour the deveined shrimps to the marinade and coat each piece well. Place the shrimps in the refrigerator for 45 to 60 minutes with a lid over the bowl.
  • Stir the shrimps a couple of times while they marinate.
  • Preheat the grill on medium just before the shrimps are almost inundated.
  • Remove the shrimps from the refrigerator and thread them onto the skewers.
  • Grill the shrimps for 2 to 4 minutes on each side till they are opaque.
  • Choose a salad of your choice and serve!

Garlic Shrimp Marinade Recipe

  • 2 pounds large Shrimp
  • 2 large Shallots
  • 2 inch piece fresh Ginger
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • ¼ cup Green Onions
  • ¼ cup Peanut or Olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh Lime juice
  • ¾ cup Soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp fresh coarsely ground Black Pepper
  • Peel and chop the shallots and mince the ginger.
  • Smash the garlic cloves and chop the green onions.
  • Leave the shells and tails of the shrimps as they are.
  • Blend together the shallots, ginger, garlic together in a blender until the mixture is completely smooth.
  • Later, add soy sauce, lime juice and sugar to the shallots mixture and blend well!
  • Top off the marinade with some black pepper.
  • Pour the shrimps in a bowl and drizzle the marinade over the shrimps.
  • Allow the shrimps to marinate for 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Till the shrimps marinate preheat the grill.
  • Remove the shrimps from the marinade and grill them till they are done on both the sides.

Spicy Shrimp Marinade Recipe

  • 2 pounds large Shrimp
  • 1 tbsp dry Mustard
  • ½ tbsp minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp freshly grated Lemon peel
  • ¼ cup fresh Lemon juice
  • ¼ cup fresh Parsley
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • ½ cup Vegetable oil or Olive oil
  • ¼ cup Soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp Paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground Red Pepper
  • Mix dry mustard, minced garlic, lemon peel, lemon juice and chopped parsley together with worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar, oil, soy sauce, paprika and ground pepper in a large mixing bowl.
  • Drop the shrimps into the sauce and roll well in the marinade.
  • Wait for the shrimps marinade in the sauce for 45 to 60 minutes.
  • Remove them from the marinade and thread them on the skewers and grill them till done.

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