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Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp and Melon Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Olivia Mazza

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Kosher salt
16 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 pound)
16 small thin slices melon (honeydew, cantaloupe and/or watermelon)
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
Freshly ground pepper
8 thin slices prosciutto, halved lengthwise
cup fresh basil
cup fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the shrimp and simmer until cooked through, about 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water; pat dry and transfer to a large bowl. Add the melon, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons vinegar, the honey, teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper; gently stir. Let marinate 15 minutes.

Wrap 1 melon slice and 1 shrimp in a piece of prosciutto; secure with a toothpick. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

Transfer the remaining marinade to a blender. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon vinegar and the herbs; puree. Season with salt and pepper. Serve the prosciutto-shrimp bundles with the dressing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20min

 

 

 

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