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Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp & Garlic Dipping Sauce Is the Perfect Appetizer for Easy Holiday Hosting

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Who doesn't love a good appetizer, right? Bite-sized finger food is delicious forks-down dining at its finest. These prosciutto wrapped shrimp skewers are no exception, truly a "one-bite" masterpiece, wrapped in prosciutto and broiled to sizzling perfection!

The savory combination of shrimp, prosciutto and Dijon mustard is a flavor union that can't be beat. They're so easy to make and even easier to eat! Best of all, you can prepare them up to a day in advance making these the perfect party snacks for stress free hosting or super simple mid-week meal when you're short on time.

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Ingredients:

  • 18 thin slices prosciutto
  • 18 fresh basil leaves
  • 18 extra-large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 18 bamboo skewers, soaked in water 30 minutes
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 cup olive oil

Directions:

Place 1 prosciutto slice on work surface, short end parallel to edge.

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Place 1 basil leaf at 1 short end of prosciutto slice.

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Place 1 shrimp atop basil leaf. Roll up shrimp in prosciutto.

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Thread shrimp on skewer. Repeat with remaining prosciutto, basil, shrimp and skewers. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Wrap tightly in plastic and refrigerate.)

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Preheat broiler. Combine vinegar, mustard and garlic in blender. Gradually add oil and blend well. Transfer to small bowl. Season sauce with salt and pepper.

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Broil wrapped shrimp until opaque in center, turning frequently, about 6 minutes. Transfer to platter. Serve hot or at room temperature with sauce.

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