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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

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  Shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined (Fresh / Frozen)
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bacon 1⁄2 Pound
  Mexican fried rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Thaw shrimp, if frozen.
Place shrimp in plastic bag; set in bowl.
For marinade, in small bowl, combine onion, oil, sugar, cayenne pepper, salt, oregano and garlic powder.
Pour marinade over shrimp; close bag.
Marinate shrimp 3 hours in refrigerator, turning occasionally.
Cut bacon slices into halves lengthwise, then crosswise.
In large skillet, partially cook bacon.
Drain on paper toweling.
Drain shrimp; reserve marinade.
Wrap bacon strips around shrimp and secure with wooden picks.
Place shrimp in wire grill basket or on 12 x 9 inch piece of heavy-duty foil.
Grill shrimp, on uncovered grill, over medium-hot briquets 6 minutes or until bacon and shrimp are done, turning basket or individual shrimp once and basting with marinade

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2398 Calories from Fat 1442

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 163 g251.5%

Saturated Fat 26.6 g132.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 749.4 mg249.8%

Sodium 3389.7 mg141.2%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.9%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 122 g243.3%

Vitamin A 38.9% Vitamin C 35.3%

Calcium 29.1% Iron 70.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Recipe