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    Calypso Shrimp Skewers

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    Queenkungfu's Note:

    You'll enjoy these succulent and delicious shrimp at your next party. Look for salt-cured prosciutto in gourmet and Italian markets and large supermarkets. Courtesy of Better Homes Prizewinning Recipes!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 15

    Yield:

    shrimp

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut prosciutto into 1/2 inch wide by 7 inch long strips.
    2. 2
      Soak thirty 6-inch skewers in water for 30 minutes.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, in a shallow dish combine honey and ginger and set aside.
    4. 4
      In another shallow dish combine peanuts and coconut and set aside.
    5. 5
      Drain skewers. thread shrimp lengthwise on skewers at tail end until they are straight.
    6. 6
      Brush each shrimp with honey mixture.
    7. 7
      Roll in coconut mixture wrap a piece of prosciutto around each shrimp.
    8. 8
      If grilling, cook shrimp until opaque.
    9. 9
      If cooking in oven, preheat to 375 degrees and bake 4 to 6 minutes.
    10. 10
      Stir together créme fraîche, lime peel, and enough lime juice to make the desired consistency.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 27, 2012

      55

      Not easy, but Very Yummy !

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    • on April 30, 2007

      55

      This recipe deserves way more than 5 stars, I made this over the weekend on my outdoor grill and I cannot wait to make it again, these were devoured in no time flat! I made this using prosciutto but next time I am going to try it with wide bacon strips, thanks for sharing this great recipe hon!...Kitten:)

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    Nutritional Facts for Calypso Shrimp Skewers

    Serving Size: 1 (57 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 15

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 142.3
     
    Calories from Fat 88
    61%
    Total Fat 9.7 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 4.8 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 46.9 mg
    15%
    Sodium 146.7 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.8 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 8.2 g
    32%
    Protein 5.2 g
    10%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    prosciutto

    lime peel

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