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Nutrition Facts

Calories 511
  Calories from Fat 285 (56%)
(48%)Total Fat 31g
(52%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
(37%)Cholesterol 110mg
(63%)Sodium 1506mg
(11%)Potassium 390mg
Total Carbohydrate 36g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 30g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(35%)Protein 17g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Bourbon Sauce


  • Shrimp24 large or jumbo raw shrimp, cleaned, peeled, and tails removed

  • 12 slices bacon, cut in half

  • Toothpicks

  • Sauce1/3 cup diced sweet onions

  • 1/2 tsp finely diced garlic

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1/3 cup steak sauce

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1/3 cup apple cider (or apple juice)

  • 1/2 cup bourbon

  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce

Too easy to make—thick bacon wrapped around jumbo shrimp.


  • Preheat grill or oven broiler. Clean shrimp, then wrap them in bacon and secure with a toothpick; set aside.
  • Combine all ingredients for the sauce in a small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce to medium heat. Reduce the sauce by half or until it has thickened. You can use the sauce as a glaze or as a dipping sauce.
  • Grill or broil shrimp until bacon crisps and shrimp is firm.

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