shrimp on a platter wrapped with bacon

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x

This easy bacon wrapped shrimp recipe is coated in the most addicting BBQ glaze! Serve these shrimp for appetizers or dinner!



  • 1 pound large shrimp (1620 count), peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound thick sliced bacon
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon mustard (dijon or spicy brown)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and fresh black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Lay the bacon on a sheet pan in a single layer and cook for 7-8 minutes. Remove the bacon from the oven and lay out on paper towels to drain.
  2. When the bacon is cool enough to handle, cut each strip in half and wrap a piece around each shrimp. Place the shrimp on a clean baking sheet with the seam side of the bacon down.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the BBQ sauce, honey, mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Bake the shrimp for 7-8 minutes, remove from the oven and brush the glaze on the shrimp. return the shrimp to the oven and bake for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the shrimp from the oven and turn on the broiler. Brush the shrimp with the glaze one more time and broil for 3-4 minutes until the glaze is caramelized. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

This recipe will serve about 6 for appetizers and 4 for dinner.

  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American