Shrimp Skewers

Shrimp Skewers
For these delectable bite-size appetizers, shrimp and pearl onions are wrapped in slices of turkey bacon and brushed with a glistening spicy glaze.
Makes 20
Prep 20 m
Cook 3 - 4 m
Broil 6 m



  1. 1 of 6 Heat broiler. Coat broiler-pan rack with nonstick cooking spray. Soak twenty 6-inch bamboo skewers in warm water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. 2 of 6 Meanwhile, in batches, cook bacon in skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, until still flexible but lightly cooked. Transfer to plate; let stand until cool enough to handle.
  3. 3 of 6 Mix salt, allspice, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon and red pepper in small bowl; toss 1 teaspoon with shrimp in medium-size bowl.
  4. 4 of 6 Spread 1 strip bacon on work surface. Top with 1 shrimp; tuck pearl onion into curl of shrimp. Wrap with bacon to enclose shrimp and onion; secure with soaked skewer. Repeat with remaining bacon, shrimp, onions.
  5. 5 of 6 Whisk together corn syrup, maple extract and vanilla in a small bowl. Stir in remaining spice mixture. Divide in half; set half aside for dipping. Brush some of remaining syrup mixture over bacon-wrapped shrimp.
  6. 6 of 6 Broil skewers 1 inch from heat, for 3 minutes. Remove from broiler; carefully turn over. Brush with any remaining syrup mixture. Broil another 3 minutes or until bacon is crispy and shrimp cooked through. Serve with reserved syrup on the side for dipping.
Nutrition Information for Shrimp Skewers
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Per Serving: 5 g Fat, total, 10 g carb., 40 mg chol., 0 g fiber, 1 g sat. fat, 6 g pro., 104 kcal cal., 399 mg sodium