Garlic Lime Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

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This is a quick and easy appetizer or main dish focusing on a garlic lime marinade and thick slices of peppered bacon wrapped around green chilies and shrimp. This recipe works exceptionally well on an indoor grill.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
26 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 shrimp

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 10 cooked medium shrimp, shelled and deveined

  • 5 slices peppered bacon, cut in half

  • 1 (4 ounce) can whole green chili peppers, drained, and sliced lengthwise

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced (Optional)

  • 1 lime, cut into wedges (Optional)

Directions

  1. Whisk together the oil, lime juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl. Toss the shrimp in the marinade, then refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  2. Preheat an indoor electric grill for medium-high heat.

  3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and shake off excess. Wrap each shrimp with a strip of chili pepper, then half a bacon slice. Secure with a toothpick. Repeat with remaining shrimp. Cook on preheated grill until the bacon is crisp, and the shrimp is hot, 6 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle the shrimp with diced avocado, and garnish with lime wedges to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

164 Calories
16g Fat
3g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 164
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 251mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 12mg 60%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 162mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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