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Bacon wrapped shrimp in a sweet and savory glaze, garnished with parsley.

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

These bacon wrapped shrimp are jumbo prawns brushed with a sweet and savory glaze, then broiled to perfection. A simple yet elegant appetizer or main course option that is sure to get rave reviews from family and friends!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon wrapped shrimp
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 259kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 2 pounds large shrimp deveined and peeled, tails left on
  • 1 pound bacon slices cut in half crosswise
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the broiler. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Wrap a slice of bacon around each shrimp and secure with a toothpick. Arrange the shrimp in a single layer on the baking pan.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Brush half the mixture over the top of each of the shrimp.
  • Broil for 10-15 minutes, or until bacon is crisp and shrimp are cooked through. Brush the remaining sauce over the shrimp halfway through the cook time.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 729mg | Potassium: 502mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg