This is a quick and simple appetizer to prepare when having guest.

Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms:

6 slices your favorite thick sliced bacon

12 large fresh mushrooms about 1 pound

1/4 pound peeled, deveined cooked shrimp

1/2 cup finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese

2 cloves garlic finely minced

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/8 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

In a large skillet cook bacon. Bacon should be cooked but not crisp so cook for about 3 minutes each side.Drain bacon on paper towels. Pour out the excess fat from the skillet; set aside.

Cut 4 of the bacon slices into 3 equal pieces. Chop the 2 remaining slices of bacon; set aside. Clean mushrooms; remove the stems;set them aside. Chop the shrimp; set aside.

In a mixing bowl combine the chopped bacon,chopped mushroom stems,shrimp,cheese,garlic,pepper and Old Bay. Fill the mushroom caps with mixture.

pre heat the skillet to medium. Top each mushroom with a piece of the cut up bacon; place the mushroom in the skillet. Cover; reduce the heat to low . Cook for about 15 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender.

I hope ya’ll give this a try. Let us hear from you.