Barbecue Bacon-wrapped Shrimp With Basil Stuffing

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Barbecue Bacon-wrapped Shrimp With Basil Stuffing
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160
40

Description

Cut from the belly and is cured and smoked, bacon can be cut thin or thick or even sold in slabs.

Ingredients

  • 32 shrimp (Fresh, In Shells, Or Frozen Shrimp)
  • 16 slices bacon (Cut In Half)
  • 32 leaves basil (Coarsely Chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons parmesan cheese (Freshly Grated)
  • 2 cloves garlic (Minced)
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Remove shells from shrimp, leaving tails. Butterfly each shrimp by cutting a slit along its back; remove vein. Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. For stuffing, combine basil, Parmesan cheese, and garlic in small bowl. Place stuffing in slits. Leaving tail exposed, wrap each shrimp with half-slice of bacon, tucking in ends.
  3. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Place shrimp on baking sheet with tails pointing up. Bake until shrimp turn opaque, about 14 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Dip shrimp into barbecue sauce and place on grill until sauce caramelizes or return to baking sheet and bake until sauce is caramelized, about 3 minutes.
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NutritionView more

160Calories
Sodium25%DV600mg
Fat14%DV9g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs2%DV5g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories160Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat9g14%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Trans Fat9g
Cholesterol70mg23%
Sodium600mg25%
Potassium
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate5g2%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars0%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.