Bacon Shrimp Scampi Appetizer

10
Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

This is a very delicious appetizer. Your friends will be very pleased if you serve this at your next gathering. I absolutely love it. The bacon adds a delicious accent to this Scampi dish.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
large or jumbo raw shrimp peeled,and cleaned with tails still attached.
5
slices of bacon chopped and cooked. reserve drippings
4 Tbsp
butter
3
large cloves of garlic
1/3 c
white wine
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
2/3 c
seasoned panko bread crumbs
3 Tbsp
chopped parsley

How to Make Bacon Shrimp Scampi Appetizer

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel the shrimp,and butterfly it. Do this by gently running a knife in the back of the shrimp.
    Do not cut all the way through the back.
  • 2Cook the bacon until brown and crisp. remove bacon,and set aside.
    Chop the garlic and parsley.
  • 3Remove half the bacon drippings. Add the 5 tablespoons of butter until melted. Add the chopped Garlic,pinch of Cayenne pepper, and shrimp. Cook for a couple minutes on both sides.
  • 4Add the wine,and cook for another 2 minutes. If using a cast iron skillet. Sprinkle the bread crumbs,bacon,and parsley on top. Place under broiler until crumbs are browned,or pour the shrimp/wine mixture in to a small casserole dish. Top with the bacon ,bread crumbs,and parsley. Place under broiler,and brown. Serve

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About Bacon Shrimp Scampi Appetizer

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy