Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Cream Cheese Stuffing
This is a simple recipe for Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Cream Cheese Stuffing
- 5 pieces large shrimp deveined and shell removed
- 3 pieces bacon strips
Cream cheese stuffing
- 6 tablespoons cup cream cheese
- 2 teaspoons chopped chive
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
- a dash of cayenne pepper powder
- 1 tablespoon bread crumbs optional
Preheat oven to 350F
Prepare the cream cheese stuffing by combining all the stuffing ingredients in a bowl. Mix well until all the ingredients are well blended. Set aside.
Partially cook the bacon in the microwave. Do this by placing the bacon strips in a plate and cover it with another plate. Microwave for 2 minutes. Make sure that the bacon is still pliable (flexible).
Create a slit in the middle of the shrimp lengthwise. Stuff it with enough cream cheese stuffing. Wrap half of the bacon per shrimp and secure using a toothpick.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let cool. Arrange in a serving plate.