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Smoky Grilled Shrimp Appetizers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


1 dozen (1/3 cup sauce)

Grill up these bacon-wrapped hors d’oeuvres and watch them disappear! They taste just as scrumptious as they look, and the reserved sauce is wonderful for dipping. —Debbie Taylor, White Bluff, Tennessee
Smoky Grilled Shrimp Appetizers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound bacon strips
  • 2/3 cup honey Dijon salad dressing
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 12 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Cut bacon strips in half widthwise. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, horseradish and garlic; set aside 1/3 cup. Brush remaining mixture over both sides of shrimp. Wrap a piece of bacon around each shrimp; thread onto two metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  3. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill shrimp, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with reserved sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 shrimp with 1-1/4 teaspoons sauce: 133 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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