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Shrimp with Brandy Bacon Flambé

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Shrimp with Brandy Bacon Flambé
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 6
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This Father’s Day, enjoy an afternoon with loved ones and surprise them with this delicious dinner. It’s easy to prepare and ready to bring to the table in minutes. Share a one-of-a-kind moment with your family and make the most of this meal, honoring all the dads in your family.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb raw shrimp
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10-12 bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup brandy or yellow rum

Directions

  • 1
    Peel, devein, and wash the shrimp. Arrange on a paper towel to dry. You can leave the tail on if you’d like.
  • 2
    Season with salt and pepper to taste. Don’t forget the bacon will add even more flavor to the dish.
  • 3
    Slice the strips of bacon in half, wrap a strip around each shrimp, and keep the bacon in place with a toothpick.
  • 4
    Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat and cook the shrimp for approximately 2 minutes on each side. Heat the brandy in another container. Remove the frying pan from the heat, add the brandy, and very carefully, set the liquor on fire. Let evaporate.
  • 5
    Serve with pasta or a side salad, and enjoy.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Instead of frying, bake the shrimp at 450° F for 5 minutes on each side. Be careful not to overcook the shrimp.
  • tip 2
    Swap out the shrimp for large scallops, or combine scallops with the shrimp.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • This Father’s Day, enjoy an afternoon with loved ones and surprise them with this delicious dinner. It’s easy to prepare and ready to bring to the table in minutes. Share a one-of-a-kind moment with your family and make the most of this meal, honoring all the dads in your family.
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