Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce Recipe

Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce Recipe
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Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce

Taste of Home

Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Sauce

Quickly grilled shrimp make for an easy and tasty dinner, especially when topped with this sweet and tangy apricot sauce.


  • ½ cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons apricot nectar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle powder
  • 12 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 slices Canadian bacon, halved


In a small bowl, combine the preserves, apricot nectar and chipotle powder. Chill until serving. Thread shrimp and bacon onto 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with sauce.

Grilled Shrimp Shopping Tip

It may be tempting to buy peeled, deveined shrimp, but if you're going to be grilling them, you'll get juicier shrimp if you leave the shell on.

Grilled Shrimp Cooking Tip

Make sure to thoroughly rinse and dry the shrimp before cooking them.