Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp
Served as an appetizer or main course, Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp are made with rich crab meat packed around jumbo shrimp, wrapped in smoky bacon.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 stuffed shrimp
- 8 ounces prepared crab cakes two 4-ounce crab cakes, uncooked
- 6 large jumbo shrimp, raw and peeled (tails on)
- 6 bacon slices
- lemon wedges for serving (optional)
- toothpicks to hold them together
Position an oven rack to the top of the oven and preheat the oven broiler to high.
Divide each crab cake evenly into 4 portions. Lay bacon slices out on a flat surface.
Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein shrimp, if desired. Using a sharp knife and staring at the tail end, butterfly each shrimp and open it up like a book.
Lay the shrimp as possible in the palm of your hand. Shape one portion of the crab cake evenly around the shrimp, forming a ball (leave tail exposed).
Wrap a slice of bacon around the crab mixture packing it around each shrimp. Tuck the ends under the shrimp and secure with a toothpick.
Repeat procedure with remaining crab cake portions and shrimp.
Broil until the bacon starts to crisp and shrimp are opaque, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove the toothpicks and serve with lemon wedges.
Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 145mg | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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