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Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

These delightful grilled shrimp from Mary Tallman of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin are coated in a sweet and spicy glaze. The marinade comes together in moments for sizzling shrimp skewers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the apricot preserves, oil, soy sauce and pepper flakes. Thread shrimp onto metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  • 2. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting frequently with apricot mixture. Yield: 30 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 27 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Firecracker Shrimp

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MY REVIEW
Dinah66
Reviewed May. 27, 2015

"These are excellent. I suggest heating the marinade ingredients to make it easier to brush on. This sauce might be good on chicken or pork."

MY REVIEW
katlaydee3
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2012

"This is a delicious dinner for a hot summer night."

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southerncook37
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

"This is a wonderful way to have shrimp. It's just the right ratio of heat to sweetness. I like to have this dish on special nights when it's just my husband and I. It goes great with garlic biscuits. I have been making these shrimp for yrs. and will continue."

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heidiwalbourn
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2009

"My husband goes crazy over these and eats the whole pound of shrimp by himself!"

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