November 6, 2015

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Plums

On the Menu Today~
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Plums

Welcome to Football Friday
and the
Game Day Recipe~
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Plums.

Any recipe that involves bacon scores a
Touchdown with me!

Give these sweet and spicy snacks a try at your next party!
Easy, different and so tasty.

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Plums

  • 12 jumbo shrimp, deveined and tail removed
  • 6 (from a 14 oz can) whole purple plums OR
  • 12 pineapple chunks (from a can)
  • 6 slices center cut bacon, cut in half crosswise
  • 12 wooden toothpicks
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chili powder
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Set aside.
  2. Drain purple plums, reserve juice for another use. Remove pits from plums, discard. Cut plums in half, pat excess juice from plums with paper towels. Set plums aside.
  3. Holding a shrimp, nest one plum (pineapple chunk) in the natural curve of the shrimp, then wrap bacon around the shrimp and plum (pineapple chunk), secure with a toothpick. Wrap and secure all 12 shrimp.
  4. In a large resealable bag, mix together brown sugar and chili powder. Add bacon wrapped shrimp to bag with brown sugar mixture. Seal bag, shake gently to coat each bacon wrapped shrimp.
  5. Arrange bacon wrapped shrimp on foil lined baking sheet, arrange so they aren't touching each other. Bake at 350 for 30 to 45 minutes or until browned and crisp-
Bacon, Shrimp, Plums, Sugar, Pineapple

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