Bacon Wrapped Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

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This is a sponsored post from Wright® Brand Bacon.  All opinions are 100% my own.

Hey guys!  Today I am going to talk to you a little bit about everybody’s favorite thing, bacon!!  We all love bacon right?  Some people might even think all bacon is created equally, wrong!  Some people might also think bacon is just for breakfast, double wrong!!

I am going to tell you about how awesome Wright® Brand Bacon is and how amazing bacon for dinner is lol!

I bought some Wright® Brand Bacon the other day at Walmart and wow what a difference it is than the regular bacon I have been making.  Wright® Brand Bacon is thick and meaty and the flavor is just astounding, you can tell as soon as you open it that this is much more than your regular bacon.  This bacon is hearty and flavorful and doesn’t shrink up to tiny little crunchy bacon bits like other brands.  The best part?  It was such a value at Walmart!  Now I can have high quality bacon anytime I want (which is often lol)

Wright bacon

Now I know bacon is usually paired up with eggs and pancakes, but sometimes bacon likes to shake it up and hang out with things like shrimp and burgers, yum!

Today I am going to share with you an awesome recipe for Bacon Wrapped Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers!  They are drizzled in a sweet pineapple soy glaze and are perfect for summer with that pineapple touch.  They can be broiled or you can pop these babies on the grill, either way they are delicious!

You can serve them to your friends as an appetizer or throw a couple over a bed of rice and dinner is done!

I just start by cooking up a few pieces of Wright® Brand Bacon in my oven (the only way I cook bacon now!)  I want to cook it through but not crisp it up, so you want to make sure you pull it out while it is still flexible.

Wright Bacon Cooked

Then I let that cool while I skewer pineapple chunks and medium shrimp onto skewers, you can use any shrimp here, precooked, raw, either one, if it is raw just make sure you cook it until it’s pink.

Skewers

I wrap about a third of a piece of bacon around each shrimp and secure with a toothpick.

Ready for broiling!!

Then I mix a little pineapple juice (just use the juice from your canned pineapple chunks), brown sugar and soy.

Drizzled

I drizzle the sauce over the skewers and pop them under the broiler, keeping an eye on them, for just a few minutes.

Then that is all, they are ready to be served!

Yummy Skewers

These are the perfect appetizer or dinner or even lunch for these warm summer days and they are really a great way to showcase that delicious bacon, yum!

Bacon Shrimp Skewer

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

Ingredients

  • 16 shrimp
  • 16 pineapple chunks
  • 8 slices of Wright® Brand Bacon
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Cook the bacon until cooked through and flexible, not crispy! Do not over cook!
  2. Thread the shrimp and pineapple on skewers.
  3. Wrap each shrimp in 1/3- 1/2 slice of bacon and secure with toothpick.
  4. Place on foil lined baking sheet and broil for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve!

 

Delicious Bacon Shrimp Skewers

So next time you are in Walmart head to the bacon case, grab some Wright® Brand Bacon and think beyond breakfast!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Wright® Brand® Bacon . The opinions and text are all mine.

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I have 7 Lovely Comments, I would love to have yours... on Bacon Wrapped Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

  1. avatar
    July 13, 2015

    Hello! That looks really delicious! Great summer treat. My sister is coming down from NYC next month and I can’t wait to make this for her. Pinning! :D

  2. avatar
    Valerie says:
    July 15, 2015

    I’ve had bacon wrapped chicken, but I’ve never tried bacon wrapped shrimp. This looks so yummy!

  3. avatar
    Beverly says:
    July 16, 2015

    I haven’t tried this combination of flavors, but it looks delicious! Thanks for sharing on Snickerdoodle Sunday!

  4. avatar
    Beverly says:
    July 19, 2015

    These look so yummy! My pineapple is coming in so I am going to make these. Love the combination of shrimp and pineapple and bacon. Everything is better with bacon.
    Thanks for sharing at Wake Up Wednesday,
    Bev

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