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Serves 4 as an appetizer
Microwaving the bacon before wrapping the strips around the shrimp lets both ingredients grill quickly without overcooking. If you don’t have agave nectar, use honey with delicious results.
|8||to 10 slices of bacon|
|1||pound large shrimp (16 to 20 per pound)|
|2||tablespoons agave nectar or honey|
|1½||teaspoon crushed red pepper|
|Salt, to taste|
1. Slice each piece of bacon in half and place on paper towels. Set on a plate. Microwave for 30 seconds. Wrap each shrimp with a piece of bacon; secure with toothpicks.
2. In a bowl, combine the agave nectar or honey, red pepper, water, and salt.
3. Light a charcoal grill or turn a gas grill to high.
4. Cook the shrimp for 2 minutes until bacon is crisp on the undersides. Turn and cook for 2 minutes. Brush with the glaze and continue cooking for 30 seconds on a side or until the glaze begins to char. Sydney Oland