Bacon Appetizers

  • Yield 12 servings


12 pieces water chestnuts
12 slices bacon
-- Teriyaki Sauce (below)
-- dark brown sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cloves garlic, pressed


Cut chestnuts into halves. Pour Teriyaki sauce on chestnuts in bowl. Refrigerate at LEAST 2 hours, preferably overnight. Drain. Cut bacon slices in half. Wrap each water chestnut with a piece of bacon. Secure with a toothpick. Roll in brown sugar. Broil in 550 F oven 3 to 4 inches from heat until bacon is crisp, about 10 minutes. Serve hot. Appetizers may also be cooked on an hibachi, turning frequently, about 15 minutes.

Note: Soak toothpicks in water before placing in over to help prevent charring.

Teriyaki Sauce

Mix all ingredients. Goes with bacon appetizers, or as a marinade for London Broil steak.



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