Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Skewers with Sticky Honey Garlic Sauce

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SERVINGS

10 servings

INGREDIENTS
  • For the Shrimp:
  • 15 strips thin cut bacon, cut in half
  • 30 extra-large shrimp, shelled with tails left on (about 1 pound)
  • 1 large pineapple, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • Lemons
  • For Sauce:
  • ⅓ cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp grated ginger
  • ½ tsp hoisin sauce (optional--don't stress if you don't have it)
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch
DIRECTIONS
  1. For the Sauce: In a small pot whisk all ingredients together except soy sauce and cornstarch.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Whisk soy sauce and cornstarch together until smooth and slowly whisk into sauce.
  4. Cook until thickened to desired consistency (5-10 minutes).
  5. For Assembly: Soak 10 bamboo skewers in water for about 20 minutes to keep them from catching fire.
  6. Wrap bacon around shrimp and add to skewer securing the bacon.
  7. Alternate pineapple between each bacon wrapped shrimp.
  8. Heat your grill pan to medium high and add butter.
  9. Add bacon wrapped shrimp skewers to the pan and baste with butter.
  10. Cook each side for 7 minutes or until shrimp is bright pink and bacon is crispy.
  11. Remove to a paper towel to absorb excess grease.
  12. Baste with Sticky Honey Garlic Sauce. Return to pan for 1-2 minutes if desired.
  13. Top with thyme and chives if desired. Serve immediately!