Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp
Source: The Diabetes Cookbook/Diabetes Forecast. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.

Don’t be surprised when these appetizers are devoured at your next party. This classic take on shrimp proves that sometimes the simplest recipes are crowd pleasers!

Find this recipe and more in The Diabetes Cookbook. To order dierctly from the American Diabetes Association, click here.

This recipe featured in:

Diabetes Forecast Magazine

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    6 min
  • Servings
    10 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 shrimp
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

10 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 shrimp
  • Amount per serving Calories 70

  • Total Fat 4.5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 45mg
  • Sodium 150mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
    • Total Sugars 0g
  • Protein 7g
  • Potassium 100mg
  • Phosphorus 75mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Lean protein, 1/2 Fat



  • bacon
    7 slice
  • shrimp (raw, peeled and deveined)
  • romaine lettuce
    4 leaves


  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Cut each bacon slice crosswise into three pieces. Wrap one piece around each shrimp. Place on baking sheet and broil 2-3 minutes per side, flipping once.

  3. Serve shrimp on lettuce leaves.