Chic Shrimp



2 lb large (26 to 30 per pound) shrimp, peeled and deveined

6 oz prosciutto

1 cup bottled barbeque sauce (any kind will do)

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ cup bourbon

Several dashes, to taste, of hot sauce

Salt and pepper

Optional: lemon or lime wedge to serve


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with foil (easy cleanup) and spray with cooking spray.

Wrap small pieces of prosciutto around each (see photo).

Place shrimp in prepared pan and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.

In a bowl, combine barbeque sauce, bourbon, brown sugar, and hot sauce.

Brush sauce on one side of shrimp and bake for 5 minutes.

Turn shrimp and brush other side with sauce.

Bake 4 minutes and broil one minute or until lightly browned.

Serve with lemon or lime wedges if desired.


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