I made these for a Gothic Themed Halloween Dinner Party. They looked great! I have to say that they were good and a nice change of pace, but not everyone enjoyed them. There really isn't anything WRONG with them... they're just not great.
I loved this recipe and so did my guests. I couldn't find white balsamic so I used regular balsamic. GREAT for a different Shrimp Cocktail.
Initial rating, 3 stars...I thought the marinade was too oily and lacked flavor. I would up the cilantro, vinegar and hot sauce next time and still use less oil. The general concept is a good one though. I ended up using mine on top of a salad of baby greens. Update: Did like the flavor of leftovers much better the next day, although olive oil tends to solidify when refrigerated. Left to warm at room temp a bit I'd give it 4 stars.
Loved it! I added more cilantro ( coriander) to my vinegrette becuase I knew I was serving it to guests who love it as much as we do, I chopped up some extra cooked shrimp (peeled) and let that marinate too, filled the shot glasses, then put some extra shrimp (with tails unpeeled) on the shot glasses with a toothpick and let the guest dive in. This was a popular addition to a buffet table and it was well received. I also could not find white balsamic vinegar so used white vinegar, but added a little lemon juice as well as the rind and it was very tasty indeed. Please see my rating system: 4 excellent stars for a recipe that I will be serving again. Thanks!!!
Yummy! This is so simple and so good. I couldn't find white balsamic vinegar, so substituted champagne vinegar. I marinated the shrimp for about 8 hours and we really enjoyed this. Can't wait to serve to company. Thanks Bev for yet another winner. Made for Adopt a Tag 2007.
Outstanding shrimp! I used fresh flat leaf parsley instead of the cilantro. I found after three hours the shrimp were nicely marinated. Very nice idea serving in a martini glass makes for an elegant appy. Thanks Bev for this recipe one that will go into the binder for safe keeping!