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Jalapeños Stuffed with Shrimp and Chorizo

Jalapeños Stuffed with Shrimp and Chorizo

Updated July 14, 2017

2

tablespoons of olive oil

1/2

lb shrimp, cleaned and deveined

Salt and black pepper to taste

2

cloves garlic, finely chopped

6-8 ounces Mexican chorizo

12

large jalapeños, halved and seeded

1

cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

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  • 1

    Heat the oil in a medium nonstick pan.

  • 2

    Add the shrimp; season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook the shrimp on both sides until cooked, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool. Chop each shrimp into small pieces.

  • 3

    Add the onion, garlic, and chorizo to the same pan. Cook, breaking up the chorizo into small pieces with a wooden spoon, until it is no longer pink, about 8 minutes. Remove from the pan, drain, and let cool.

  • 4

    Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.

  • 5

    In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese and the Monterey Jack. Add the shrimp and chorizo; mix until fully blended.

  • 6

    Stuff the jalapeños with the shrimp and chorizo mixture. Sprinkle more Monterey Jack cheese on top, if you like.

  • 7

    Bake for 10–15 minutes, or until the cheese begins to brown.

Expert Tips

  • When cutting fresh jalapeños, wear plastic gloves and wash hands thoroughly afterwards.

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More About This Recipe

  • These shrimp and chorizo stuffed jalapeños are really delicious!I'm fairly sensitive to spicy food and generally avoid chili peppers. However, when I made these jalapeños for my husband, their smell was so delicious that I couldn't help but taste them. I guarantee that the amount of heat is just perfect, and the combination of flavors makes these jalapeños unique.I dare you to try them... you'll love them!

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