Blue Cheese Bacon Shrimp

Jumbo shrimp filled with cream cheese, blue cheese, wrapped with bacon and deep fried.

Ingredients

12 ounces jumbo shrimp 21-25 count (about 18 shrimp) 3 ounces cream cheese 2 ounces blue cheese crumbles (1/2 cup) 9 slices bacon cut in half the short way Tabasco sauce to taste 1 teaspoon dill weed

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

Clean and devein shrimp. Make a pocket in the shrimp when you are deveining them about one inch long. Put blue cheese crumbles in a small bowl. Fill pockets with a rounded teaspoon of cream cheese, turn shrimp and dip cream cheese side down into the blue cheese crumbles. The blue cheese will stick to the cream cheese. Wrap a bacon slice around the shrimp, secure with a toothpick. Arrange shrimp on a big plate, sprinkle Tabasco sauce over all, turn and sprinkle Tabasco sauce on the other side. sprinkle dill weed over all. Deep fry 4 to 5 shrimp at a time at 375 degrees for about 4 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Dips can be prepared ranch, blue cheese, or honey mustard