Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Apricot Ginger Dip

  • Rating ****

Serves 16

Begin the evening with this stunning shrimp appetizer and you may decide to delay dinner! Bon appetite!

ingredients

  • For the Bacon Wrapped Shrimp:
  • 16 pieces bacon
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined (about 32 shrimp)
  • 16 toothpicks
  • For the Apricot Ginger Dip:
  • 1 jar (9 1/2 ounces) apricot spreadable fruit or preserves
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons warm water

directions

FOR THE BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Cut bacon in half, lengthwise. Wrap a piece of bacon around each shrimp and secure with a toothpick. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for about 20 minutes or until the bacon is crisp. Serve with apricot ginger dip.

FOR THE APRICOT GINGER DIP:

Combine the fruit spread, vinegar, ginger, thyme, garlic powder and water. Mix well. Add a little more water if the mixture is too thick.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Wild Oats Natural Marketplace. All rights reserved.

RecID 8563

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