Bacon Shrimp Wrap

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on February 4, 2009.

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Ingredients:

Bacon Shrimp Wrap

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 to 7 fresh basil leaves, julienne-sliced
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Pinch of finely cracked white pepper
  • 4 shrimp (16/20 or U15 size), peeled and cleaned with tails left intact
  • 4 slices bacon

Directions:

Mix olive oil, basil, pine nuts, lime juice, and pepper in a bowl. Add shrimp and marinate for 2 to 3 minutes. Wrap a bacon slice around each shrimp. Skewer shrimp onto a bamboo skewer. Sauté or broil on medium heat or until cooked. Makes 1 serving.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (assumes ½ oil consumed):
520 calories, 50 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 70 mg cholesterol, 650 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 15 g protein

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (assumes 5 tablespoons oil consumed):
820 calories, 84 g fat, 13 g saturated fat, 70 mg cholesterol, 650 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 15 g protein

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