grilled shrimp dim sum

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By Lynn Dine
from Tampa, FL

This recipe I found in the "The Barbecue Bible", by Steven Raichlen. This appetizer has advantage over deep fried versions by heightening the flavor and reducing the fat. Note: skewers or toothpicks should be soaked for one hour in cold water before grilling.

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled shrimp dim sum

  • 12
    shrimp, large in size
  • 12
    scallions, roots and green parts removed
  • 6 slice
    bacon
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How To Make grilled shrimp dim sum

  • 1
    Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  • 2
    Peel and devein the shrimp(if not already done). Trim off the greens from the scallions, reserving them for another dish, then trim off the roots; you should be left with 2-inch sections of scallion white. Cut the bacon strips crosswise in half.
  • 3
    Nestle each scallion white in the curved hollow of a shrimp, then wrap in piece of bacon and secure with a bamboo skewer or toothpick by running the skewer or toothpick through the wrapped shrimp.
  • 4
    When ready to cook, arrange the dim sum on the hot grate and grill until the shrimp are firm and pink and the bacon is crisp, 2 to 4 minutes per side, turning once with tongs. Serve immediately.

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