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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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 skewers (2/3 cup sauce)

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.
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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