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Shrimp and bacon are a killer combination. Give this bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer a try in your air fryer for easy prep! No air fryer? No problem! Baking instructions are also included!

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp in the Air Fryer

Shrimp and bacon are a killer combination. Give this bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer a try in your air fryer for easy prep! No air fryer? No problem! Baking instructions are also included.
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 24 jumbo raw shrimp deveined with tail on, fresh or thawed from frozen
  • 8 slices bacon cut into thirds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 -2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. In small bowl, stir together olive oil, paprika, garlic and parsley
  2. Peel raw shrimp if needed, leaving tails on and place in medium sized bowl.
  3. Pour olive oil mixture over shrimp and gently stir to coat.
  4. Wrap bacon piece around middle of each shrimp, seam side down and place on small baking tray.
  5. Refrigerate 30 minutes. (This helps keep the bacon in place when cooking)
  6. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
  7. Place shrimp seam side down, tightening bacon again if necessary, being careful to not overlap or have shrimp touching. (May require cooking in batches, depending upon the size of your air fryer).
  8. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until bacon is fully cooked. Repeat with remaining shrimp if necessary. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Can serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Baking instructions: Broil in your oven with rack in 3 to 4 inches from the heat. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking until bacon is fully cooked and shrimp is pink.