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Peppered Pancetta-Wrapped Shrimp

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty
Prep time 11 mins
Cook time 4 mins
Yield Makes 1 dozen
You can substitute prosciutto for the pancetta in this recipe. Assemble the skewers early, and cook the shrimp just as guests arrive.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined if desired
  • 12 thin slices pancetta (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Add shrimp, tossing to coat. Wrap each shrimp with 1 slice pancetta. Thread shrimp onto small skewers.

  2. Grill shrimp, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (400°) for 2 minutes on each side or until pancetta is crisp and brown. Sprinkle with parsley.