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Barbecued Shrimp

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy

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