Sweet and Zesty Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp



Who likes bacon? Shrimp? Take it up a notch with an Old Bay, brown sugar, and melted butter sauce on it while it bakes... then scorch it on broil for a couple minutes to crisp it up!


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Ingredients:

  • 1lb uncooked, deveined and cleaned shrimp (leave tails on)

  • 1lb bacon, cut in thirds

  • 1/3 cup melted butter

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1/2 tbsp Old Bay seasoning (or more for spicier kick)


Dipping Sauce:

  • 1.5 tbsp sour cream

  • 2 tsp sriracha

  • 1 tsp brown sugar

  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice


Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F

  2. Wrap bacon around shrimp tightly and secure with toothpick

  3. Set on foil-lined baking sheet, leaving min 1” space between shrimp

  4. Brush liberally 2/3 of the sauce on each bacon-wrapped shrimp

  5. Place in oven for 8 min

  6. Remove from oven, flip shrimp, and brush remianing sauce on other sides

  7. Place back in oven for 5 min

  8. Turn on broil at 500F for 2-3 min to crisp up bacon

  9. Remove from oven and plate

  10. TIP: Dab bottoms of shrimp with paper towel to absorb excess liquid (as you see from the photo, I did NOT 🤣)

Dipping Sauce: - Combine all ingredients in small bowl and stir until fully incorporated. Keep cold until serving.