This bacon-wrapped shrimp recipe can be made in an air fryer for a quick and crispy snack, with an option for oven baking for those who prefer it. It's an easy dish with a garlic butter flavor, offering both convenience and great flavor.
In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, and salt. Stir well to mix.
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Lay the shrimp out flat. Wrap each shrimp with a half slice of bacon, securing the bacon in place with a toothpick to keep it wrapped tightly.
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Brush each bacon-wrapped shrimp generously with the garlic butter mixture.
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Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Place half of the bacon-wrapped shrimp in the air fryer basket in a single layer, ensuring they are not touching.
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Cook for 6 minutes, then check for doneness. If the shrimp are not fully cooked or the bacon isn’t crisp to your liking, continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
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There is no need to turn the shrimp during cooking. Once done, remove them from the air fryer and repeat with the remaining batch. Serve the bacon-wrapped shrimp hot with your choice of dipping sauce on the side.
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This bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer is ideal for any gathering.