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

Mike Gonzalez
Skewers of bacon wrapped jalapeno peppers stuffed with jumbo shrimp and creamy goat cheese. Grilled on the Barbie, Delicious!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Snack
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Servings 10 Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

Peppers

  • 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.

Filling

  • 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.

Notes

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

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