Barbecued Chestnuts in Bacon

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the ketchup and sugar in a small bowl and mix thoroughly until well blended.
  2. Divide each bacon rasher into three and stretch each piece by holding one end down and stretching along its length with the back of a knife.
  3. Wrap each water chestnut with a piece of bacon and secure each with cocktail stick.
  4. Dip each wrapped water chestnut into the tomato ketchup mixture and thread onto long skewers.
  5. Grill over medium coals for 5-8 minutes turning 2-3 times and basting with the remaining ketchup mixture, until the bacon is crispy and browned.
  6. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Tried this out on the grill last night and it was a hit! I may have overcooked the first time around and will know better the next time. Not the Chefs fault,but mine. Sweet and Tasty! Added to my cook-book and would do it again!

Sandy One July 01, 2002

Miller, these are definitely better than the ones you bake in the oven!! DELICIOUS, had me licking my fingers :-) THANKS!!

Dana-MMH June 10, 2002

These were tasty & convenient to make on the bbq. We found them to be just a little too sweet. It took about 20 minutes to get them crispy on the grill.

Debbb June 26, 2006

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