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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Shrimp Poppers

Seafood foodies will enjoy this popular appetizer paired with a succulent shrimp.

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Cooking for 6 people


  • 12 whole jalapeños, halved lengthwise with seeds and membranes removed
  • 24 fully cooked, tail-on shrimp
  • 24 slices bacon
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp. Bloody Mary rub

1 Food Prep

Begin by slicing the jalapeños lengthwise and removing the seeds and membranes.

Fill each jalapeño with cream cheese and place a shrimp on top of the cream cheese.

Next, wrap each popper with a piece of bacon and place on a pellet grill cooking mat (or any grill-proof mat) and season lightly with the Bloody Mary rub.

2 Grill Prep

Fuel: We recommend Kingsford® Hardwood Pellets (Grillmaster’s Choice)

Method: Pellet Grill

Temp: 350°F (Medium Heat)

3 The Cook

  • Load your pellet grill with Kingsford® Grillmaster’s Choice pellets, and preheat to 350°F.

  • When you’re at temp, place the grill mat with the poppers inside your pellet grill, and cook for 20 minutes, or until the bacon is fully cooked.

  • Enjoy with friends and family! 

Recipe created by recteq on behalf of Kingsford® Charcoal. 

For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

1 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LV IT never seen this b4 but i lv it :) i would totaly try to make this :)
Date published: 2021-03-19
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