Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

shared by Jennifer in Hors d'oeuvres, Party Food

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

shared by Jennifer

Details:

  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Novice
  • Serves: 8 people

For The Shrimp


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 6 small jarred or dried Calabrian chiles, minced
  • 20 jumbo shrimp, shelled with tails intact
  • 10 slices of bacon, cut in half crosswise

Directions:

  1. In a large baking dish, whisk the 1/2 cup of oil with the lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic and chiles.
  2. Wrap each shrimp with a piece of bacon and add to the marinade.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour; turn the shrimp halfway through marinating.

For The Cocktail Sauce


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup prepared white horseradish, drained
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Lemon wedges, for serving

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, whisk the ketchup, horseradish, shallot, vinegar, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.

To Cook The Shrimp


Directions:

  1. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan; brush with oil.
  2. Season the shrimp lightly with salt and pepper. Grill over high heat, turning once, until the bacon is browned and the shrimp is just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes.
  3. Transfer the shrimp to a platter and serve with the cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.

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