Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

An impressive appetizer from the Junior League of Greater Lakeland Florida...


  1. Peel and deveine the shrimp. Warm the rum in a small saucepan over low heat.
  2. Wrap each shrimp in a narrow strip of bacon and fasten with a toothpick.
  3. Place shrimp in a shallow pan and bake at 450 degrees for about 10 minutes, turning often, until bacon is crispy.
  4. Put the shrimp in a chafing dish or ceramic dish. Pour rum over shrimp and ignite.
  5. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Hmmmm, hmmm!!! Just love bacon and shrimp together!! I made these wonderful bites for my lunch today, using 12 large shrimp. I orginally planned to cook them on the grill on high, but do to a storm coming in at lunch had to switch and use the oven. Mine ended up cooking in about 20-25 mins, but realized it was my fault, as I used the glass pie dish I had out for flaming, which slowed the cooking. I should have used my rimmed cookie sheet. Mine didn't really flame, so I think next time I wouldn't heat the rum first. After they were flamed, I squeezed some fresh lemon juice on them and had a great lunch!! Thanks for sharing Loof!!! Made for 123 Tag!!

diner524 August 02, 2009

I made 10 of these, 5 for me and 5 for my nephew. He had eaten his up, and I was only on my 2nd one as I had to take photographes first. Well, with 3 left on the plate, I realized I had forgotten to flambe' them (the coconut rum was still sitting on the counter). So over there I went, put my 3 pieces back in the pan and continued with the recipe. Wow! doing a flambe' really enhances this normally 2 ingredient recipe. I loved the coconut rum flavor (I didn't flambe' long, just a couple of seconds) but it was fun and flavorful. Thanks for sharing the recipe. :)

2Bleu June 15, 2009

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