Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Lemon Couscous

Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Lemon Couscous Recipe
The sweet maple syrup and salty prosciutto contrast well with the lemony flavor of the couscous.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 6 shrimp and 1/2 cup couscous)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 305
Caloriesfromfat 12 %
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 36.1 g
Carbohydrate 27.2 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 263 mg
Iron 5.2 mg
Sodium 927 mg
Calcium 67 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons bourbon
1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
24 jumbo shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds)
6 very thin slices prosciutto or ham (about 3 1/2 ounces)
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat broiler.

Combine the first 5 ingredients in a bowl, and stir with a whisk. Peel the shrimp, leaving tails intact. Add the shrimp to maple mixture, tossing to coat. Remove shrimp from bowl, and discard the marinade. Cut each prosciutto slice lengthwise into 4 strips. Wrap 1 prosciutto strip around each shrimp. Thread shrimp onto 4 (8-inch) skewers. Place skewers on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray, and broil for 3 minutes on each side or until done. Serve shrimp over Lemon Couscous.

March 2000
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