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Barbecued Shrimp

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  Shrimp 24 Large, shelled, deveined, tails intact
  Onion 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Bacon slices 24
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shredded lettuce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cut shrimp along inside curve and open out butterfly-style.
Place an onion on one half of shrimp; fold shrimp together.
Wrap a slice of bacon around shrimp; secure with a toothpick.
Set aside.
Repeat with remaining shrimp.
In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, soy sauce, sherry, garlic, and seasonings until well blended.
Dip shrimp into marinade; set aside on a barbecue rack or broiling tray for 3 minutes.
Barbecue over medium fire or grill under broiler until shrimp are cooked and bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes.
Serve on a bed of shredded lettuce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1436 Calories from Fat 305

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.6%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1310.7 mg436.9%

Sodium 4939 mg205.8%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g27.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.3%

Sugars 45.1 g

Protein 189 g378.2%

Vitamin A 222.8% Vitamin C 113.1%

Calcium 59.3% Iron 129.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Barbecued Shrimp Recipe