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Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp With Mango Salsa

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Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp with Mango Salsa

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2011-01-05 Appetizer
5 45

Salty prosciutto paired with lime flavored shrimp and a sweet and spicy fruit salsa.

  • Servings: 12

Ingredients:

24 slices Very Thinly Sliced Prosciutto
24 slices Thinly Sliced Melon
24× 21-25 Count Shrimp, cleaned and peeled
6 Tbsp Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice, divided
24 Tbsp Cream Cheese
Tropical Mango Salsa:
2 Mangoes; Peeled, seeded and large dice
½ cup Papaya, diced
2 Medium Jalepenos; Deveined & Seeds Removed, then diced
½ cup Red Onion, diced
4 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Cilantro
½ cup Chopped Sweet Red Peppers

Directions:

Peel, devein and cook shrimp in simmering water just until done, but do not over cook. Place shrimp in a bowl, pour 3 tablespoons lime juice over, then cover and chill until serving time. Combine all salsa ingredients, then cover and chill until serving time.

Place one slice of prosciutto on a work surface, top with one slice melon, 1 tablespoon cream cheese, then 1 shrimp. Fold prosciutto over and repeat for remaining slices of prosciutto. Serve with salsa.

Helpful Tips:

We live right on the ocean and have friends that shrimp in season, and are very generous with their catch. So I have to come up with new ideas to serve the shrimp. I recently brought these to a pig roast, and the host told me I could not come again, because these appetizers were upstaging his pig.