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Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Looking for a one-of-a-kind appetizer to serve at your next party? Try these mouthwatering bacon-wrapped water chestnuts, sure to have your guests coming back for seconds.

  • yield: Makes 12




  • 6 water chestnuts, peeled and halved
  • 6 slices bacon, halved crosswise


  1. Step 1

    Preheat broiler. Place 12 toothpicks in a shallow dish and cover with water; let stand 10 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Wrap each piece of bacon around each water chestnut half; secure with a toothpick. Place on a baking sheet and transfer to oven. Broil, turning once, until bacon is crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  3. Step 3

    Transfer bacon-wrapped water chestnuts to a paper-towel-lined plate to drain before transferring to a serving platter.

The Martha Stewart Show, October Fall 2008



Reviews (3)

  • uaskigyrl 1 Jan, 2011

    I made these for my NewYears party but since Water Chestnuts were out of season, I did some research and all the research said that jicama is a very good substitute for water I used jicama. These were a big hit and very tasty

  • theresamarie 9 Oct, 2008

    My sister-in-law makes these at Christmas. She warms them in coaktail sauce.

  • prod_test10 9 Oct, 2008

    this recipe sounds good