Bacon Appetizers

  • Yield: 12 servings


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