Bacon-Wrapped Chili Shrimp

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
24 to 28 shrimp
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined raw jumbo shrimp (U12 size)
  • 1 pound thin bacon, slices cut in half
  • 3 green onions, sliced
Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Set a wire rack over a baking sheet.

Melt the butter with the chili powder in a small pan, stirring to combine. Divide the chili butter between 2 separate bowls.

Wrap each shrimp in a half piece of bacon and skewer with a small skewer or large toothpick. Arrange the shrimp on the wire rack and brush with half of the chili butter (1 of the bowls).

Bake until the bacon is cooked, 5 to 10 minutes. With a clean brush, brush on more chili butter from the second bowl. Serve on a big platter and sprinkle with sliced green onions.

These can be taken out of the oven up to 1 hour before serving and kept warm. Brush on the second portion of chili butter right before serving.


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