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Apricot BBQ Glazed Shrimp and Bacon


Apricot BBQ Glazed Shrimp and Bacon

Apricot BBQ Glazed Shrimp and Bacon

Yield

Makes 36 appetizers

Ingredients

1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
36 raw medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1-1/4 pounds)
9 bacon slices, each cut into 4 pieces
1/3 cup barbecue sauce
1/3 cup apricot fruit spread
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler. Place 1 water chestnut slice on top of each shrimp. Wrap 1 piece of bacon around shrimp and secure with wooden toothpick. Repeat with remaining water chestnuts, shrimp and bacon.
  2. Line broiler pan with foil; insert broiler rack. Coat broiler rack with nonstick cooking spray. Place shrimp on rack.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in small bowl. Brush sauce evenly over shrimp. Broil 2 minutes; turn. Baste and broil 2 minutes more; turn again. Baste and broil 1 minute more or until edges of bacon begin to brown.

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