Amazing Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp

Amazing Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp

Ingredients

Makes: 32 shrimp

  • 32medium or large tiger shrimp
  • 1 (4 ounce) canpickled jalapeno peppers
  • 1 (1 pound) packagethick-sliced bacon, cut in half
  • toothpicks as needed
  • vegetable oil, for frying

Preparation method

Prep: 30 mins     | Cook: 20 mins

  1. Peel shrimp but leave tails on. Butterfly shrimp deeply by cutting through back almost all the way but not in half.
  2. Cut the jalapeno peppers into small slivers and stuff one into each shrimp. Wrap two or three times with bacon halves, and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep fryer or wok to 350 degrees F.
  4. Deep fry the shrimp in batches until the bacon is golden brown and crispy, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.