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Maple BBQ Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Prep Time45 mins
20 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 20-25 jumbo shrimp tail-on
  • 10-15 strips bacon
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • toothpicks to secure

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F
  • Cut each strip of bacon in half width-wise.
  • Wrap the body of each shrimp in 1/2 strip of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • Place bacon-wrapped shrimp seam-side down on a wire rack over a tinfoil-lined baking sheet.
  • Repeat with remaining shrimp.
  • In a small bowl, melt butter. Mix BBQ sauce, maple syrup, chili powder, chipotle powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and mustard powder into the melted butter, and then brush onto each bacon-wrapped shrimp.
  • Bake for 5-7 minutes, remove from oven to flip shrimp and baste with the remaining seasoned butter, and then return to the oven for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the bacon has begun to crisp and the shrimp are fully cooked through.