Horseradish Shrimp

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I resurrected an old appetizer recipe today that I hadn't used in several years. I used to make these frequently when we had our back yard barbecues. Well, hubby and friends gave them rave reviews! I guess they are back on the "official barbecue menue" at our house. (I usually double the recipe because they do go fast!) Prep time does not include 2 hour refrigeration time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 -12 jumbo shrimp
  • 16 ounces hot prepared horseradish
  • 1 lb bacon
  • 14 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 18 cup virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 20 toothpicks


  1. Shell the shrimp, but leave the tail section on.
  2. Butterfly each one and devein if needed.
  3. Put 2 or 3 three teaspoons of horseradish (or to taste) in the butterflied section of each shrimp.
  4. Wrap each shrimp entirely with a strip of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
  5. Place stuffed, wrapped shrimp on plate and refrigerate for two hours.
  6. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice and Old Bay; mix well.
  7. After shrimp have chilled and flavors have blended, set grill on low heat.
  8. Place wrapped, stuffed shrimp on grill, turning often to let the bacon cook at the same rate as the shrimp do (about 10-15 minutes total).
  9. Each time you turn the shrimp, baste them with the Old Bay mixture.


Most Helpful

My family preferred the shrimp sans tails so that is how I prepared them. They loved them, actually ended up making them the following weekend as well.

CowDoc September 09, 2013

Wow-wow-Wow! So easy to put together-I used x-hot creamy horseradish & double smoked applewood bacon. Will I make this again? You bet I will! As I type this my husband is going on and on and on about how good they were!!! Thankyou so much for posting!

Dib's January 24, 2012

Whoa, the kick from the horseradish really was a hit with my crowd that likes things hot! Another great way with shrimp!

nvermd June 25, 2004

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