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Monday, July 02 2012

This quick and easy meal adds coleslaw, bacon and chives to delicious shrimp.


Shrimp with Warm Coleslaw
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 16 appetizer servings or 4 entree servings.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
    16    fresh jumbo shrimp in shells
     slices  thick-cut bacon, halved
    1-1/2  lb.  coleslaw mix (about 11 cups)
    1/4  cup  red wine vinegar
    1/4  cup  finely chopped fresh chives
Peel and devein shrimp. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. Set aside.
In large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels; reserve drippings. Return 2 tablespoons drippings to skillet.
Add shrimp to hot drippings; cook and stir over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
4. Add coleslaw mix to hot skillet (add 1 to 2 tablespoons additional bacondrippings if necessary; discard remaining drippings). Cook and stir over mediumheat 6 minutes or until coleslaw mixture is wilted and just tender. Stir in vinegarand chives. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Dividecoleslaw mixture among 16 plates. Top each with a shrimp and 1.2 slice bacon. Makes 16 appetizer servings or 4 entree servings.
As an entree: Crumble cooked bacon and add it to coleslaw mix with the vinegar and chives. Divide mixture among 4 plates and top each with 4 shrimp.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 201, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 2 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 132 mg, Sodium 589 mg, Carbohydrate 11 g, Total Sugar 6 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 22 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 66%, Vitamin C 126%, Calcium 13%, Iron 12%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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