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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

By Traeger Kitchen

Bacon and shrimp were born to be together. For the perfect doneness, give bacon a head-start on the grill, then when it sizzles, wrap your shrimp and cook till crispy.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

20 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
1 1/2 Pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
10 Strips bacon
As Needed cheesy grits, for serving
1/4 Cup Olive oil
2 Tablespoon Fresh lemon juice
1 Teaspoon fresh chopped parsley
1 Tablespoon lemon zest
1 Teaspoon minced garlic
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Black pepper


  • 1

    Rinse the shrimp under cold running water and dry thoroughly on paper towels.

  • 2

    Transfer to a resealable bag or a bowl.

  • 3

    For the Marinade: Combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, salt, pepper and parsley in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, and shake vigorously until combined.

  • 4

    Pour over the shrimp and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  • 5

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C

  • 6

    Lay the bacon strips diagonally on the grill grate and grill for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the bacon is partially cooked but still very pliable.


  • 7

    Cut each strip in half width-wise. Leave the grill on.

  • 8

    Drain the shrimp, discarding the marinade.

  • 9

    Wrap a strip of bacon around the body of each shrimp, securing with a toothpick.

  • 10

    Grill for 4 minutes per side, turning once. Serve over cheesy grits, if desired. Enjoy!


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