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demon fingers

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Patrick Johnson
Kingwood, TX

These zesty little treats go fast and are a perfect addition to any tailgate party or cookout.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For demon fingers

  • 2 lb
    16-20 count shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 20 lg
    jalapeno peppers, seeded and sliced lengthwise
  • 2 can
    sliced water chestnuts
  • 2 pkg
    sliced bacon
  • 3 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning (see recipe in "the basics"
  • 40
    wooden toothpicks

How To Make demon fingers

  • 1
    Season shrimp liberally with Cajun seasoning.
  • 2
    Place one shrimp (with tail toward the pointed end) in jalapeno half.
  • 3
    Break one slice of water chestnut in half, placing each half side by side along shrimp.
  • 4
    Wrap jalapeno, shrimp and water chestnut with a piece of bacon and secure with toothpick.***
  • 5
    Repeat steps until the remaining shrimp are used.
  • 6
    Grill until bacon is done to taste and shrimp will be perfectly cooked.
  • 7
    ***NOTE – Depending on the bacon, a full slice may not be required. Simply cut off unused portion and save for breakfast.

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