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Habanero-Honey Glazed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp - Recipe

Habanero-Honey Glazed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp - Recipe

These succulent, seasoned shrimp are wrapped in bacon, brushed with a sweet and spicy habanero-honey glaze, then baked to crispy perfection. Here is the recipe. They’re sure to be the hit of the evening.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 464 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp large, peeled and deveined (about 12-16 pieces)
  • 6 slices Wright Brand Naturally Smoked Hickory Bacon 1 slice per 2 pieces of shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE GLAZE

  • ¼ cup pepper jelly
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 habanero pepper minced
  • Pinch of salt
  • FOR SERVING: Spicy chili flakes fresh chopped herbs

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Season the shrimp with chili powder, garlic powder, and salt and pepper.
  3. Slice the bacon in half and wrap each shrimp with the bacon. Stretch the bacon a bit in order to get the bacon ends to meet together on one side of each shrimp.
  4. Lay the bacon wrapped shrimp, bacon seems down, onto a baking sheet.
  5. Make your glaze by mixing together the pepper jelly, honey, butter, lime juice and salt in a small bowl. Brush the bacon wrapped shrimp with part of the glaze.
  6. Bake them for 10 minutes.
  7. Brush the bacon wrapped shrimp with a bit more glaze, then set the oven to BROIL. Broil the shrimp for 5 more minutes, or until the bacon becomes nice and crispy.
  8. Remove, then brush with the remaining glaze. Sprinkle with chili flakes and fresh herbs.
  9. Serve!

Recipe Notes

Makes about 12 pieces.

Heat Factor: Medium. The sweetness of the honey balances out the heat from the habanero. You’ll notice some spice factor, though it isn’t overly hot. Nice, pleasant, delicious.

Nutrition Facts
Habanero-Honey Glazed Bacon Wrapped Shrimp - Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 464 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 328mg 109%
Sodium 1304mg 54%
Potassium 261mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Sugars 19g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 14.5%
Vitamin C 13.6%
Calcium 17.8%
Iron 17.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.