Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp

Jane Whittaker


To me nothing says the holidays like appetizers, we serve them, and bring them to holiday parties.
This appetizer was born out of my way to use shrimp. We live here in Fl right on the ocean and have friends that shrimp, so I am always dreaming up ways to fix shrimp

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20 Min


12 slice
prosciutto, sliced paper thin
12 large
shrimp, peeled ,deveined, cooked
12 slice
melon, sliced thin
12 tsp
cream cheese
1 c
mango, diced
1/2 c
papaya, diced
2 medium
jalepenos, diced
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, diced
1/2 c
sweet red peppers, diced
6 Tbsp
lime juice, divided
1/2 c
red onion, diced

Directions Step-By-Step

Marinate the shrimp in 3 tablespoons of lime juice while you make the tropical mango salsa.
In a bowl combine the mango, papaya, jalepenos, onions,cilantro, red peppers, and lime juice
Take one slice of prosciutto, place a slice of melon in the middle, put a shrimp on top of that, put a teaspoon of cream cheese on top of shrimp.
Wrap each end of prosciutto over filling, cover and refridgerate until ready to serve.
Serve the prosciutto wrapped shrimp with the mango salsa.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy