Shrimp Bundles with Basil & Prosciutto

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Florida Keys & Key West Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Conch Republic

  • Yield: 2 Servings as an Appetizer


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • -4 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 10 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5 basil leaves, each snipped in half
  • 10 slices prosciutto
  • Vegetable cooking spray
How to Make It
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Mix oil, lemon juice, honey, and garlic in a medium-size bowl. Add shrimp and toss with marinade. Marinate shrimp for 5 minutes. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon and place on a medium plate. Reserve marinade.
  2. Place 1 shrimp and ½ basil leaf atop 1 prosciutto slice. Fold in sides and roll to wrap into a bundle. Secure with a toothpick. Repeat process with remaining shrimp, basil leaves, and prosciutto slices.
  3. Place shrimp bundles in a lightly oiled baking dish. Pour reserved marinade over bundles. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove toothpicks and place 5 bundles on each of 2 plates.

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