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Shrimp Jalapeno Boats Recipe

Shrimp Jalapeno Boats Recipe

These appealing "boats" make an attractive addition to any appetizer tray. "We love jalapenos and so do a lot of our friends," writes Peggy Wolfgang of Canby, Oregon.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 18 medium jalapeno peppers
  • 2 cartons (8 ounces each) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 pound cooked small shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • 1. Cut jalapenos in half and remove seeds. Place in two ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese and onions; spoon into jalapeno halves. Top with shrimp.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until jalapenos are tender. Yield: 3 dozen.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.