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.
- 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
Place 1 prosciutto slice on work surface, short end parallel to edge.
Place 1 basil leaf at 1 short end of prosciutto slice.
Place 1 shrimp atop basil leaf. Roll up shrimp in prosciutto.
Thread shrimp on skewer. Repeat with remaining prosciutto, basil, shrimp and skewers. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Wrap tightly in plastic and refrigerate.)
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.
Broil wrapped shrimp until opaque in center, turning frequently, about 6 minutes. Transfer to platter. Serve hot or at room temperature with sauce.