Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Don’t be surprised when these appetizers are devoured at your next party. This classic take on shrimp proves that sometimes the simplest recipes are crowd pleasers!

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 shrimp

  • Calories 70
  • Carbohydrate 0 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Fat 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Cholesterol 45 mg
  • Sodium 150 mg
  • Potassium 100 mg

This Recipe Serves 10

Ingredients

7 slices bacon
20 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 leaves romaine lettuce

Instructions

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Slice each bacon slice into three pieces. Wrap one piece around each shrimp. Place on baking sheet and broil 2-3 minutes per side, flipping once.
  3. Serve shrimp on lettuce leaves.

Dietitian Tip: This recipe is a portion-controlled way to incorporate the rich flavor of bacon into your next celebration.

Choices: 1 Lean Protein, 1/2 Fat

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