Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed with Stilton Bleu Cheese

finished bacon wrapped shrimpEvery party should start with great appetizers!

This recipe had me at the Bacon!  Jerry’s daughter shared this recipe with me a few years ago.  I made these tasty little appetizers before many of our dinner parties and they were always a big hit. They are bite size little bundle of goodness served on a toothpick and are easy to eat while holding a glass of wine and a napkin.  Jerry would always say, “Hey babe, would you put me a couple aside for tomorrow lol”  Yes they were tasty the next day also!  You can’t go wrong with these savory little bundle of goodness.  Guaranteed to make your guests ask for them time and time again.  Here’s the recipe for “Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuff with Stilton Bleu Cheese”  Enjoy!

SERVINGS: 16 (enough for 8 people – 2 servings per person)

16 slices bacon

16 large cooked shrimp, tails removed, deveined and cleaned

1/4 pound Stilton Bleu cheese

1/2 cup your favorite barbecue sauce

Toothpicks

METHOD

Prep Work; Measure out 1/2 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce and set aside. Remove tails from shrimp, cut down center remove unwanted veins and any dirt. Rinse and drain on a paper towel.

Add parchment paper or aluminum foil to a baking sheet pan – place a wire rack inside pan and set aside until you are ready to use.

Measure out the Stilton Bleu cheese pieces using a 1/2 teaspoon. Roll each piece into a small ball – place on a plate and put in refrigerator until ready to use.

stilton bleu cheese measuring half tsp

Partially cook bacon (do not cook until crispy). Drain on a paper towel and cool.

Bacon par fried

Lay shrimp on a work board – Place a scoop of  Stilton Bleu cheese with each shrimp.

bleu cheese in shrimp

Start wrapping bacon from large end. Make sure the Stilton Bleu cheese is completely covered.

wrapping shrimp

Secure each bacon wrapped shrimp with a toothpick.

securing with toothpick

Start preheating oven to broil

Brush wrapped shrimp with barbecue sauce on all sides.

coating wrapped shrimp with bbq sauce

Lay wrapped shrimp on wire rack in the prepared sheet pan.

wrapped shrimp ready to bakeBroil wrapped shrimp 3 minutes on one side – flip over and cook 3 minutes on the other side. Remove from oven and serve immediately.

Christmas presentation

 

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Categories: Great Appetizers

Author:Josie Roed

“Many of our most cherished memories involve gathering together around the dinner table and enjoying great food. Always make time for a great homemade meal with your family and friends.”

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4 Comments on “Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed with Stilton Bleu Cheese”

  1. Di Holleman
    May 13, 2014 at 2:04 pm #

    Oh my, if I were home I’d try this recipe right now. You have no idea how much I LOVE these three ingredients. I would never have thought to put them together. I’m going shoppig after work and cooking tonight for sure ! ! ! Thanks for the great recipe !

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    • May 13, 2014 at 3:52 pm #

      You’re welcome. Your family is going to love this recipe! Warm Blessings, Josie

  2. Pat
    May 14, 2014 at 1:43 am #

    Can’t wait to try these. Will have to wait until I get back home though.

    • May 14, 2014 at 2:59 am #

      you’re gonna love them….just make sure you make extra’s :o)

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