Grilled Shrimp with Prosciutto
Prosciutto-wrapped shrimp makes a quick and colorful meal.
- 1 lb medium shrimp, fresh
- 6 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
- 2 Tbs fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
- 2 Tbs fresh garlic, chopped
- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 tsp grated lemon zest
- 1/2 lb prosciutto, sliced very thin
- salt and pepper
- Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails on. In a large bowl, combine oil, rosemary, garlic red pepper flakes, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Add the shrimp and toss to coat well. Let marinade in refrigerator for one hour.
- Preheat the grill and coat with oil or cooking spray to prevent sticking.
- Slice the prosciutto in half lengthwise. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and tightly wrap each in a slice of the prosciutto. Place the shrimp on the hot grill and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes per side until the shrimp is opaque (cut to test). Do not overcook. Serve with lemon wedges.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 242 (58%)
(42%)Total Fat 27g
(24%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Total Carbohydrate 3g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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