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The name says it all. What's better than bacon? Shrimp wrapped in bacon and stuffed with Parmesan cheese, basil, and garlic. Serve these delectable appetizers in soup spoons for over-the-top presentation.

Jan Robinson
Recipe by Coastal Living November 2006

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Howard L. Puckett

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 16 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on. Butterfly shrimp by cutting a slit along the back and gently pressing open.

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  • Combine basil, Parmesan, and garlic in a small bowl. Place basil mixture evenly in shrimp openings; press shrimp closed.

  • Cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked. Drain on paper towels.

  • Wrap each shrimp with 1 slice bacon, and place on greased baking sheet. Brush barbecue sauce over shrimp, and bake at 400° for 8 to 9 minutes.

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