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Florida Seafood Recipe

Asiago Pepper Shrimp

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Ingredients  
24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
8 ounces Asiago cheese
1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper
12 slices bacon
 
Preparation
Wash the shrimp and pat them dry. Butterfly shrimp by cutting lengthwise along the back -- don't cut all the way through, leaving the tail section intact. Grate the cheese and mix with jalapeno pepper. Cut each piece of bacon in half. Fill the open section of each shrimp with about 1 teaspoon cheese mix. Wrap each shrimp with a piece of bacon, and secure with a wooden pick. Place shrimp on a broiler pan and broil until bacon is crisp. Turn the shrimp and broil until bacon is done.

Yield
6 appetizers

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 237, Calories From Fat 157, Total Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fatty Acid .22g, Cholesterol 88mg, Total Carbohydrate 3g, Protein 19g, Omega-3 Fatty Acid .20g.

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Asiago Pepper Shrimp

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