Shrimp Bruschetta
Recipe from Family Circle

Fire up the grill for this tasty shrimp bruschetta that makes the perfect appetizer for a summertime cookout. White wine and basil add their aromatic flavors to this sophisticated recipe.


Shrimp Bruschetta

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  pounds 
    small shrimp, cleaned
  • 1/2  cup 
    white wine
  • 6   teaspoons 
    minced garlic
  • 2   containers 
    (1 pint each) mixed red and yellow grape tomatoes
  • 4   tablespoons 
    olive oil
  • 6   
    leaves fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1   
    small loaf Italian bread
  •  
    Sea salt, for sprinkling, optional
Directions
1.
Place shrimp in large resealable plastic bag. Add white wine and 2 teaspoons of the minced garlic. Marinate at room temperature 30 minutes or in refrigerator for a few hours.
2.
Cut grape tomatoes in quarters. Heat oil in medium-size skillet over medium-low heat. Add the remaining garlic and cook 1 minute; add tomatoes and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly softened. Stir in basil then remove from heat.
3.
Heat gas grill to medium or prepare charcoal grill with medium coals. Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. Place shrimp in a grill basket and grill 6 minutes, stirring. Remove and cut in half crosswise, if desired; stir into tomato mixture.
4.
Cut 8 slices bread, about 1/2-inch thick. Brush both sides with a little of the oil from the tomato-garlic skillet. Grill bread 3 minutes per side, until golden-brown. Serve topped with shrimp-tomato mixture; sprinkle with a little sea salt, if desired.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 178, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 86, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 10, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 13, sodium (mg) 154, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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