Garlic Shrimp

This is a pretty good shrimp marinade, reminds one of standard Chinese dishes.


  • 3/4-1 lb raw shrimp, shelled and de-veined
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup sherry or whiskey
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed


Marinate shrimp in other ingredients for an hour or two. Drain and broil or grill for 4-5 minutes per side.

Variant marinades: equal parts olive oil and vermouth; white wine and butter with tarragon; olive oil mixed with lemon juice, parsley and garlic.