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Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 skewers (2/3 cup 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

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

  1. In a small bowl, combine the preserves, apricot nectar and chipotle powder. Chill until serving.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 208 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 613mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 17g protein.

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