Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

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These tasty appetizers take only minutes to make.

Starting with shrimp and bacon, you can add any fruits and veggies you’d like. We’ve made some with bell peppers and some without.

If you prefer, you can add these to bamboo skewers for a better display.

We broiled our shrimp but you could easily deep fry or grill them.

Shrimp Ingredients

30 large or jumbo pre-cooked shrimp
1 lb. bacon, cut into 3 inch slices
1 bell pepper, cut into slices (optional)
Your favorite shrimp seasoning or you could use Old Bay or a Creole seasoning

Other items you could include:

  • Jalapeno pepper slices
  • Basil leaves
  • Pineapple chunks
  • Mandarin orange wedges

Prep Work

Turn on oven broiler and place rack in the center of the oven.

Rinse and remove black vein from shrimp (if it hasn’t already been removed).



Wrap each shrimp - and veggie if you use them - with a slice of bacon. Secure with a toothpick. Place on a cooking sheet.

Sprinkle with shrimp seasoning.

Broil for 4 minutes, turn and broil for another 4-5 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

We like to use a prepared shrimp dip rather than marinade them. However, if you like your shrimp marinated, you might try one of the following combinations. Simply brush shrimp with marinade and return to the oven for about 1 minute.

    • Orange juice, honey & brown sugar
    • Lemon juice, garlic powder, brown sugar and thyme
    • Bottled teriyaki sauce
    • Your favorite oil-based salad dressing
    • Bottled BBQ sauce
    • Cayenne pepper, paprika, olive oil, cumin and sugar
    • Lime and chipotle sauce
    • Lemon pepper, red pepper, melted butter, garlic and onion powder