These jalapeño pepper appetizers feature grilled shrimp laid across grilled cheese crackers. Very yummy—and easy to make.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 32 servings
32 uncooked large shrimp (1 lb.), peeled, deveined
1/3 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
32 RITZ Crackers
6 oz. (3/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) CRACKER BARREL Sharp Cheddar Cheese
11 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, each cut into 3 pieces
4 fresh jalapeño peppers, each cut into 8 slices
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Let's Make It
Toss shrimp with dressing. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate. Meanwhile, mix sour cream and cilantro. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Heat grill to medium heat. Place crackers in single layer in disposable foil pan. Cut cheese into 16 slices, then cut each slice diagonally in half. Place on crackers; cover with foil.
Drain shrimp; discard marinade. Wrap each shrimp with piece of bacon; thread onto skewers. (Discard remaining bacon piece.) Grill skewers 10 min. or until shrimp turn pink, turning frequently. Meanwhile, place covered foil pan with crackers on grill grate; grill 2 min. Remove from grill. Let stand, covered, 1 to 2 min. or until cheese is slightly melted.
Remove shrimp from skewers; place on crackers. Top with sour cream mixture and peppers.
Prepare using drained canned sliced jalapeño peppers.
Use Your Oven
Thread bacon-wrapped shrimp onto skewers as directed. Broil, 6 inches from heat, 10 min. or until shrimp turn pink, turning after 5 min. Meanwhile, place cheese-topped crackers on baking sheet. Bake in 350ºF oven 3 to 4 min. or until cheese is slightly melted. Top crackers with shrimp, sour cream mixture and peppers.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 3g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.