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Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce

 Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce
Succulent shrimp get a flavor boost from the sweet-hot sauce. Served on skewers, they make a fabulous addition to a summer menu. —Carole Resnick, Cleveland, Ohio
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons apricot nectar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle powder
  • 12 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 slices Canadian bacon, halved

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the preserves, apricot nectar and chipotle
  • powder. Chill until serving.
  • Thread shrimp and bacon onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until shrimp
  • turn pink, turning once. Serve with sauce. Yield: 4 skewers (2/3 cup
  • sauce).
Nutritional Facts: 1 skewer with about 2 tablespoons sauce equals 208 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 613 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.