Jumbo Shrimp Wrapped in Puff Pastry

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 package (5.2 ounces) spreadable garlic & herb cheese, softened (Boursin Cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley 
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh Chives
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 
  • 1 pound) peeled and deveined tail on shrimp, butterflied
  • 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Puff Pastry Sheet (1 sheet), thawed 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Stir the cheese, parsley chives, and bacon in a medium bowl.  Spoon about 2 teaspoons cheese mixture down the center of each shrimp.  Fold the sides of the shrimp over the filling.
  3. Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface.  Cut the pastry sheet crosswise into 18 (1/2-inch wide) strips.  Starting at the top, wind 1 pastry strip around 1 shrimp, slightly overlapping the pastry and ending just before the tail.  Repeat with the remaining pastry strips and shrimp.  Place the pastries onto a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown.