These easy Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts are a delicious hot appetizer served with a Spicy Mustard Dip.
If you need a simple hot appetizer for your next party, try these bacon wrapped water chestnuts. You can prepare them ahead of time up to the final bake. Then heat and serve once your party starts.
The mustard dip is easy to make and would be amazing with so many things, especially these water chestnuts.
Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts are a delightful sweet and spicy appetizer served with a flavorful spicy mustard dip.
- 8 strips bacon
- 1/3 cups soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 cans 8 ounce size water chestnuts rinsed and drained
- ¾ cups Greek yogurt
- 2½ tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley roughly chopped
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cut bacon strips in half lengthwise, then cut each thin strip into 3 equal sections for a total of 48 pieces. Set aside.
Mix soy sauce and honey in a medium mixing bowl. Add water chestnuts and turn to coat. Marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes stirring every 10 minutes to ensure even flavor.
- Preheat oven to 400°F and place a metal rack inside a large, rimmed baking sheet. Spray rack with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
Drain water chestnuts, but reserve the marinade. Wrap each water chestnut with a piece of bacon, then repeat with a second strip on the opposite side. Secure both pieces of bacon with a toothpick and place on baking rack. Repeat with remaining water chestnuts.
Baste each appetizer with reserved marinade. Bake for 20 minutes, brush with more marinade and bake for 10-15 minutes more.
In a small bowl combine Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, hot sauce, cayenne pepper, and parsley in a small bowl. Season salt and black pepper, to taste. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
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