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With the “Just Stuff It!” Challenge going on I searched for what might be on sale at one of the local stores. Sprouts had U15 shrimp on sale for $7.98 per lb. so I purchased a pound. I decided to prepare  them my two favorite ways of cooking shrimp. The first is what I call Atomic Shrimp. (Which is bacon wrapped shrimp stuffed with cheddar cheese and a slice of jalapeño. As the jalapeño doesn’t make it very “Atomic”, I switched it out for slices of serrano chilies.  Here are most of the ingredients.

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I peeled and deveined the shrimp and then butterflied them. I also sliced the cheese and serrano chilies.

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I carefully placed the cheese and serrano in the shrimp and wrapped them with a slice of bacon. Once I had 10 of them done I placed them on the preheated kamado.

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I grilled them for approximately 5 to 6 minutes per side and once the bacon looked crispy I plated the 5 biggest ones up with a cilantro garnish and a Negra Modelo. Here are those pics.

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Delicious!!!!!

 

I had 9 shrimp leftover so I skewered them,

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sprayed they with some EVOO and sprinkled them with some Tajin seasoning.

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Grilled them for approximately 3 minutes per side.

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Here are the plated pics with the Negra Modelo.

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These were also delicious but not quite as good as the bacon wrapped ones.

 

Thanks for looking.

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Yum! Some of both please! I have never used (edit for autocorrect) Tajin on shrimp but that looks amazing. There was just a NYT writeup about Tajin with some good ideas too. Going to have to have a theme night!

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On 6/17/2019 at 3:22 PM, ckreef said:

Wow that is a fantastic stuff it cook. My kind of dish. Don't forget to post the entry. 

 

Thank you  ck

On 6/17/2019 at 5:01 PM, Rob_grill_apprentice said:

Looks awesome 

Thank you Rob

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On 6/17/2019 at 6:04 PM, gotzero said:

Yum! Some of both please! I have never used (edit for autocorrect) Tajin on shrimp but that looks amazing. There was just a NYT writeup about Tajin with some good ideas too. Going to have to have a theme night!

Thank you gotzero.  I like it.

18 hours ago, Bgosnell151 said:

that bacon wrapped shrimp looks delicious.  Did the cheddar cheese overpower the shrimp?

Thank you Bgosnell. No the cheddar didn't overpower the shrimp. the first flavor you get is the bacon followed by the shrimp and chile. The cheese taste is in there but only slightly.

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