Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp

July 6, 2010 5:00 am Published by 4 Comments

Looking for a something flavorfully zesty, “bodaciously bacony” and simply sizzlin’ with a scrumptious southern style, just wild enough to keep your alertly excited taste buds at full attention, while being sophisticated enough to keep all of your genuine, gourmet “good buddies” thoroughly impressed and coming back for more?

Introducing Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp!

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp

(Yields 32 appetizers) 


1 quart gourmet olive oil

32 peeled and de-veined medium shrimp, tail-on

4 ounces of pickled jalapeno peppers, cut into slivers

16 slices Cajun style bacon, cut in half, 32 toothpicks


Carefully heat up your oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees.

Clean and then cut the shrimp along the back, nearly through to the front.

Stuff each shrimp with a sliver of jalapeno, then wrap with half a slice of bacon.

Secure with a toothpick.

Cook the shrimp in batches in the hot oil until the bacon is crispy and golden brown, approximately 2 to 3 minutes.

Use a paper towel lined tray or plate to remove any excess grease / oil.

Enjoy with your favorite sauce and beverage.

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