Honey-Jalapeño Glazed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Honey-Jalepeño Glazed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

John Kanell @preppykitchen

www.preppykitchen.com

Ingredients

  • 1 lb center cut bacon
  • 1 lb large peeled and deveined fresh shrimp
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 20 wooden picks soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place a paper towel on a microwave-safe plate; top with 6 slices bacon, then top with another paper towel.
  2. Microwave in high for 1 minute and 30 seconds to partially cook bacon. Set partially-cooked bacon aside; repeat with remaining bacon.
  3. Once bacon has cooled enough to handle, half slices lengthwise.
  4. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper. Wrap each shrimp with a halved bacon slice, securing bacon with a wooden pick.
  5. Place wrapped shrimp on a rimmed sheet pan lined with aluminum foil.
  6. In a small bowl, stir together honey, jalapeño, and vinegar. Brush honey mixture over shrimp.
  7. Bake shrimp for 10 minutes; remove from oven.
  8. Set oven to high broil; Return shrimp to oven; broil, watching carefully, until bacon is crisp, about 2 minutes.
  9. Let cool slightly, then place on a serving platter. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

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