Shrimp, Pineapple and Bacon Skewers

Ingredients

15 strips bacon
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon onion, minced
salt and pepper to taste
4 ounces orange juice
1 pound of shrimp, peeled and de-veined
1 whole fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and chunked

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 F degrees
2
Lay bacon strips onto a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 8 minutes only. Remove from heat and use kitchen shears to cut the bacon in half.
3
Meanwhile add olive oil to a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
4
Add onion and garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes.
5
Add the fresh pineapple and orange juice and simmer until the liquid has reduced by half. Stirring occasionally.
6
Add ginger and lemon juice.
7
Remove from heat. Taste for seasoning.
8
Place one chunk of pineapple onto a skewer. Wrap a piece of bacon around a shrimp and skewer this on next to the pineapple.
9
Repeat this process until all the shrimp and pineapple are skewered.
10
Place the skewers onto a baking sheet and bake for 6-10 minutes, watching carefully for the shrimp to be done.
11
Remove from heat and drizzle or brush the sauce onto the skewers.

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These skewers can be cooked on the grill or in the oven.

Yield:

4 servings

Added:

April 4, 2010

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