Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins Inactive Time 20 mins Cook Time 12 mins Yields 25

Bacon shrimp makes a delicious appetizer or when you want a hearty meal add these to a bed of green salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp (count 21-25)
  • 1 pound bacon 
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning 
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Directions

Peel and devein shrimp. 

In a large bowl whisk together olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and Old Bay Seasoning.  Place clean shrimp in the marinade and gently mix to coat each shrimp. 

Cut bacon in half and pre-cook in a skillet pan just until the fat renders (about 2-3 minutes), and is still pliable. 

Wrap around a each shrimp and secure with a toothpick or skewer. Place on a baking sheet and broil for 2-3 minutes on each side or until bacon is cooked to your preference. 

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Recipe Notes

Use thin cut bacon for this appetizer. 

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