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Shrimp Jalapeno Boats

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.
  • Makes
    3 dozen

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

  • Cut jalapenos in half and remove seeds. Place in two ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese and onions; spoon into jalapeno halves. Top with shrimp.
  • Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until jalapenos are tender.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 59 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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