Turn on the broiler and allow it to heat while preparing the shrimp.
Wrap one slice of bacon around each piece of shrimp and secure it with a wooden toothpick.
Place the melted shortening in a mixing bowl.
Stir in the Parmesan cheese until blended.
Add the garlic and lemon juice and whisk until completely combined.
Brush each shrimp thoroughly with the sauce.
Place in a single layer on a broiler pan.
Broil 6 minutes, turn and continue broiling 5 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.
Serving Size: 4, These little wonders make great appetizers before the Valentine’s meal or can be used as the main course. ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper can be added to the sauce if you wish.