Post Categories: September 2012

Recipe of the Month: Grilled Shrimp Wrapped in Prosciutto

Grilled Shrimp Wrapped in Prosciutto

Recipe courtesy of

12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on
6 slices prosciutto (paper-thin, long strips)

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 lemon, juiced
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped parsley
salt and pepper, to taste

2 cups mesclun (plus small amount of reserved dressing)

Pre-heat grill or stove-top pan. Place all ingredients for dressing in large bowl and whisk to combine. Reserve small amount in separate bowl as
final garnish. Set both aside.

Lay out prosciutto on work surface and cut each in half crosswise. Place a shrimp at one end of each slice and wrap with the prosciutto. Place on grill and cook about 3-4 minutes per side until done. Toss shrimp in dressing to coat well.

To serve, arrange the mesclun in the center of a large platter and surround with the shrimp. Drizzle the reserved dressing over shrimp and greens.