Recipes

Chipotle Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Ingredients:

  1. 16 large shrimp (about 1 lb)
  2. 8 strips of uncooked bacon, each cut in half
  3. 1 jalapeno, green
  4. Skewers (pre-soak in water if wooden)

Marinade:

  1. 1/4 cup of olive oil
  2. Juice of 1 lime
  3. 1 tsp of salt
  4. 1-2 gloves of garlic, minced
  5. Shrimp Seasoning
  6. Chipotle powdered seasoning

Instructions:

Shrimp Prep:

  1. Peel and de-vein shrimp

Marinade and Cooking Instructions:

  1. Mix marinade ingredients in small bowl or Ziplock plastic bag, add cleaned shrimp, and allow to marinade for about 30 minutes in the refrigerator
  2. After the shrimp has marinated, pre-heat oven to 400-degrees F
  3. Line a cookie sheet with foil
  4. Cut your 8 slices of uncooked bacon in half, and place on cookie sheet
  5. Next pre-cook bacon slices in the oven for about 8 minutes (you don't want them crisp, just partially cooked and still limp)
  6. While bacon is cooking, remove seeds from jalapeno and cut into long, thin strips
  7. Remove bacon and let cool for a few minutes
  8. Pre-heat barbecue grill - medium heat
  9. Sprinkle shrimp pieces with chipotle seasoning
  10. Tightly wrap a half-strip of the partially-cooked bacon around a piece of shrimp and a slice or two of the jalepeno
  11. Insert skewer through the wrapped shrimp so it holds the bacon and jalepeno firmly in place
  12. Repeat with each shrimp
  13. Cook on grill - about 3 minutes each side, or until bacon is cooked and shrimp is opague
    Remove from skewers, serve hot, and enjoy!

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