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Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Recipe
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Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Recipe

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"This grilling recipe has been in our family for many years and always gets rave reviews," comments Jane Bone. The Cape Coral, Florida subscriber combines tender marinated shrimp with bacon strips to produce these delightful appetizers that will surely disappear in a hurry.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon each salt, pepper, curry powder, ground cumin and ground coriander
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 18 uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 9 bacon strips, halved lengthwise

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, lemon juice, oil and seasonings. Pour 1/4 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 30-60 minutes. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until cooked but not crisp. Drain on paper towels. Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. Wrap each shrimp with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill bacon-wrapped shrimp, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning and basting with reserved marinade. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p57

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2014

The marinate is delish. I did not follow the cooking method; instead I baked it at 375 deg F for 15 minutes and then broiled it for a few minutes to get the char taste. All my New Years Eve party guests loved it.

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2013

I have made this many times its always a big hit. I make in the am for an evening event, refrigerate then put in a very hot oven til warmed through,delicious

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Reviewed Dec. 27, 2007
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