Smoked Lumberjack Meat Log
Pellet Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
1 lb Uncooked Shrimp
1 lb. Thin Cut Bacon
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp is the perfect appetizer for your next meal. These bite size morsels can complement a variety of meals and are perfect for parties or gatherings. Use extra jumbo (16-20 shrimp per lb.), jumbo (21-25 pcs/lb) or extra large (26-30 pcs/lb). You can usually buy these frozen, peeled and deveined. Or you can buy them fresh and do that work yourself.
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Preparation
Thoroughly Clean Shrimp and Remove Shells and Tails
Buy very thin bacon and grill 1/2 slice per shrimp on a frogmat at 275°F (135°C) until it is almost edible. Let the bacon cool a few minutes until it is easy to handle. Clean the bacon grease off of the grease tray.
Drizzle a small amount of lime juice and pineapple juice on the shrimp.
Wrap each shrimp tightly with 1/2 slice of the bacon. If you wrap very tightly you will not need toothpicks, but if you need to use them, pre-soak for 20-30 minutes in cold water.
Grill at 425° for 5-7 minutes per side until the shrimp is pink and the bacon crisp. Don’t overcook the shrimp as they will get rubbery and chewy.