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shrimp rattlers

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Morcash Sweat
Savannah, GA

These are a wonderful, spicy treat!

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Barbecue

Ingredients For shrimp rattlers

  • 1 bag
    large, fresh shrimp
  • 1 sm
    bag, fresh jalapenos
  • 1 pkg
    pre-packaged bacon
  • old bay seasoning or your favorite rub, and salt + pepper to taste
  • 1 bottle
    favorite bbq sauce
  • toothpicks for keeping bacon secure

How To Make shrimp rattlers

  • 1
    First, Wash and devein the shrimp. Next, if you have plastic gloves wear them before slicing jalapenos. Slice jalapenos length-wise making slivers, removing seeds and discarding them.
  • 2
    Take one shrimp and season with a pinch of old bay or favorite seasoning rub, optional salt & pepper to taste. Place a sliver of jalapeno in the vein cavity. Wrap 1 slice of bacon and wrap around shrimp, securing with a toothpick. Place on oven ready tray for oven or smoker.
  • 3
    Next, slather with your favorite bbq sauce, repeating for each shrimp. Cook in hot oven (abt 375-400') or hot smoker or grill for about 10-15 minutes.

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