Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

These Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp are a combination of sweet and tangy with a hint of spice. They are the perfect appetizer for any occasion!

Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

I am so excited to share a recipe with you from Danielle’s newest cookbook, Celebrations! As someone who loves to entertain, this book is a total staple.  It is a beautiful book with over 100 recipes, perfect for any celebration or weeknight meal.

Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

From a Thanksgiving spread–complete with turkey and stuffing, creamy green bean casserole, and all of the quintessential pies. There’s also menus for both Christmas breakfast and dinner; a New Year’s Eve cocktail party, a Father’s Day menu, and Easter brunch. 

I cannot wait to dive and and make the Grain-Free Corn Bread, the Fudge, and the Peach Cobbler! 

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Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried unsulfured apricots
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds jumbo raw shrimp (about 40 pieces), peeled and deveined with tails on
  • 8 ounces prosciutto, sliced into thin ribbons

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 °F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • To make the glaze, combine the apricots in a saucepan with ¾ cup of the water, the maple syrup, chili powder, and cayenne. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated and the apricots are rehydrated.
  • Transfer the mixture to a blender and add the remaining ½ cup water. Blend until smooth.
  • Wrap each shrimp with prosciutto and place, seam side down, on the baking sheet. Brush with glaze.
  • Bake to 10 to 12 minutes, until the shrimp are opaque throughout. Brush again with the glaze midway through. Serve hot.
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

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