These bacon-wrapped shrimp are bushed with a sweet and spicy glaze. You may want to make a double batch of the appetizers--they're sure to go quickly.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat broiler. Coat broiler-pan rack with nonstick cooking spray. Soak twenty 6-inch bamboo skewers in warm water for 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • 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.

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  • Mix salt, allspice, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon and red pepper in small bowl; toss 1 teaspoon with shrimp in medium-size bowl.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. Makes 20 skewers.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; 5 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 40 mg cholesterol; 399 mg sodium. 10 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 6 g protein;

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