Stuffed BBQ Jalapeño Peppers Just In Time For Grilling Season!

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Here’s an awesome recipe just in time for the Summer BBQ season. It’s stuffed Jalapeño Peppers. Mike Gonzalez and Lynne Wiedemann make this Tex-Mex recipe in the Cook With Us Kitchen in beautiful Coer d’Alene, Idaho. We hope you enjoy this easy, authentic, and tasty dish! Enjoy.

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno

Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers / Jalapeño Rellenado

Recipe Author : Mike Gonzalez
Skewers of bacon wrapped jalapeno peppers stuffed with jumbo shrimp and creamy goat cheese. Grilled on the Barbie, Delicious!

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Snack
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Servings 10 Stuffed Peppers


  • 20 large jalapeno peppers
  • 20 large prawns
  • 20 strips of bacon
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • ½ cup garlic chopped
  • 12 oz queso cotija or feta cheese goat cheese
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp oregano crushed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 skewers
  • 10 toothpicks



  • Make a pocket for the stuffing by slicing off a quarter of the jalapeno lengthwise, remove the seeds and veins with a small spoon, wash and set aside.


  • Crumble goat cheese into a bowl, add garlic, cilantro, pepper, oregano, and oil. Mix thoroughly. Set aside. Clean and de vein shrimp, leave whole.

Stuff the Peppers

  • Ffill prepared pocket of the jalapenos with the cheese mixture. Place a shrimp onto the cheese. Beginning near the stem wrap a bacon strip securely around each filled pepper, insert a toothpick at the end, leaving the toothpick exposed.
  • While holding the pepper firmly insert a thin wooden or metal skewer* lengthwise through the pepper. Use two peppers per skewer.
  • To barbecue; place skewers on a grill at a med. low heat. Grill until bacon is crisp and the pepper is soft, turn often. Cook approx. 45 minutes or until done.
  • To bake; place in 375 degree oven for approx. 30 minutes or until done. Remove toothpicks before serving.


* soak wooden skewers in water before using to prevent them from scorching or burning.
Keyword Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno
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