Afterburners with Spicy Quesco Dip

Pat Morris

By
@AugustgaPat

These shrimp stuffed peppers are a quick, easy and delicious appetizer. Serve them with the spicy Queso dip. If you want it milder, use Monteray Jack or another white cheese other than the Peppe Jack.


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Serves:

6 (2 appetizers each)

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Broil

Ingredients

12
unpeeled medium-size fresh shrimp
12
jalapeño peppers
6 slice
bacon, cut n half lengthwise
1
small onion, diced
1 Tbsp
oil
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 pkg
(16-oz.) pepper jack velveta, cubed
1 can(s)
1 (10-oz.) diced tomatoes and green chilies
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro
tortilla chips (if desired)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Appetizers:

Peel shrimp, and devein.

Cut a slit in each jalapeño pepper; remove seeds and membranes. Carefully place one shrimp in cavity of each pepper.

Wrap each pepper with 1 bacon piece, and secure with a wooden pick. Place in a jellyroll pan.

Broil 5-1/2 inches from heat 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until bacon is cooked. Serve warm.
2
For Queso Dip:

Cook onion in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat.
3
Combine cheese, tomatoes, and onion mixture in a large microwave-safe glass bowl. Microwave at HIGH 5 minutes, stirring every 2 1/2 minutes. Stir in cilantro.
4
Serve with the Shrmp appetizers and tortilla chips (if desired).

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Seafood, #Appetzers