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Pancetta Wrapped Shrimp

 

Yield: 24 appetizers.

* recipe courtesy Broil King

“Gathering Around the Grill” by Andrea Witzel and Kris Schumacher.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. cayenne
  • ½ tsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. white sugar
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 24 jumbo shrimp 
  • 12 thin slices lean pancetta, sliced in half

Method

  1. Preheat barbecue on medium for 10 minutes. Combine spices, sugar and lemon juice in a medium sized mixing bowl. Add the shrimp and marinade for 30 minutes.
  2. Wrap the shrimp with the pancetta, securing with a toothpick if necessary.
  3. Brush the grids with olive oil or vegetable oil.
  4. Grill 2 to 3 minutes per side, until the shrimp becomes opaque and curls.