Sage Shrimp Skewers Recipe
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Sage Shrimp Skewers Recipe

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“This is such a simple and unique grill recipe,” writes Lacey Kirsch of Vancouver, Washington. “And with just four ingredients, it's very easy to change the amounts for a crowd.”
Recommended: 38 Greek-Style Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 10 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips
  • 10 uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 fresh sage leaves

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 68 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Sprinkle shrimp with oil. Place a sage leaf on each shrimp; wrap with a strip of bacon. Thread shrimp onto two metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  3. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Yield: 10 appetizers.
Originally published as Sage Shrimp Skewers in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p50

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Salleefur User ID: 1324849 171467
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2009

"This is a terrific recipe and works equally well using sea scallops or chunks of meaty fish such as cod, swordfish or salmon. Sometimes I skip the sage and served topped with guacamole mixed with a little mayo. Delish!"

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