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piggyback shrimp

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Here’s a succulent combination of shrimp and bacon broiled to perfection and accompanied by a zesty sauce. Unknown source

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For piggyback shrimp

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp. packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. tabasco sauce
  • 20 medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 20 strips of bacon, 2 1/2 inches each

How To Make piggyback shrimp

  • 1
    In pan, sauté onion in butter til transparent, about 5 to 6 minuses. Add chili sauce, water, Worcestershire, brown sugar, vinegar, tomato paste, mustard and Tabasco. Heat til boiling; reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or til thickened. Remove from heat
  • 2
    Dip each shrimp into sauce and set aside for 20 minutes. Wrap each shrimp in 1 piece of bacon and place on broiler tray. Broil 4 inches from source of heat til bacon is crisp, 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Warm reserved sauce. Serve shrimp accompanied by sauce.

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