Stuffed BBQ Shrimp

Mar 26, 2011

Ingredients:

  • 30 large shrimp (21-25 count per pound)
  • 16 slices bacon cut in half
  • 6 bamboo skewers soaked in water (1-2 hours)

Basil Stuffing:

  • 30 basil leaves chopped very coarse
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic

Sauce:

  • 1¼ cups Three Little Pigs Sweet Barbecue Sauce
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Instructions

Mix basil stuffing and set aside. Remove shrimp shells, leaving only the tail. Butterfly shrimp by cutting down the back of the shrimp and remove vein. Place ½ teaspoons of basil stuffing in each cut. Wrap each shrimp with ½ slice of bacon, leaving only the shrimp tail exposed. Skewer shrimp to secure bacon. Each skewer can hold a full serving of 5 shrimp.

Thank you to our friends at http://www.grilling.com for this recipe!