Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

"Jumbo shrimp or prawns wrapped in bacon with zesty spices! This is a very good meal or appetizer."
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  • Combine butter and spices, add shrimp, stirring to coat the shrimp. Let shrimp marinate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Slice bacon in half and cook over medium high heat to render out some fat, keeping bacon flexible. Drain the bacon and pat grease out with a paper towel.
  • Wrap each piece of shrimp with a piece of bacon. Slide on to skewers. If you use wooden skewers, the skewers need to be soaked in water for about 15 minute in water or use metal ones.
  • Grill on a hot grill until shrimp are opaque. Use remainder of marinade when turning the shrimp.

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  1. I made this for an office lunch BBQ. This one was my favorite out of the four styles of shrimp that I made. Everything is better with bacon.
  2. We will be having this again, ... & again...! Delicious! I pre cooked the bacon as stated, but it still didn't get brown enough before the shrimp were done, despite my 500 degree grill. The flavor was wonderful though! We ate it as a meal with rice & green beans. This one's a keeper! Thank you
  3. what IS this tend of leaving the tails on Prawns????? ,,well shrimp to others Prawns to a Aussie ,,,,,,,,,,, if ya found a fish scale or bone in a fish meal you'd send it back to the Kitchen ,,whyyy do people think it looks better leaving the tales on Prawns or Shrimp
  4. YUMMO! These are absolutely delicious. I was out of a few of the ingred too, but added a citrus blend spice and some lemon zest. Thanks for the great receipe.
  5. If I could give this more stars I would!!!! I made these for my DH's 30th birthday party and they were devoured. I think I only got to eat 1 myself. I had never cooked shrimp before but the recipe was simple and my DH grilled it for us.


  1. Excellent! I used olive oil instead of butter, fresh garlic and was out of cayenne, but these were still super! Thanks!


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