taught me to make these tasty little treats at a party he and
his wife Anthea were hosting. Thaw the frozen prawns in salted
ice water to keep them fresh in warm weather.
20 Tiger prawns or extra-large shrimp
(16-20 count per
slices smoked bacon
mixed Mexican cheeses
jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped
finely chopped white mushrooms
party toothpicks, soaked in water
Shell the prawns by using both your thumbs to pry open
shell. Devein using a sharp knife to cut down one side of
vein; remove the vein then cut deep enough to allow for
Keep cold on ice.
2. In a small bowl,
mix the mayonnaise, cheese, peppers and
until just blended.
3. Stuff prawns
with filling. If cooking immediately on the grill,
cook the bacon in the microwave, wrap each prawn
one bacon slice. If refrigerating and then broiling, wrap
bacon around prawns and refrigerate until needed.
4. Secure both ends
of the bacon with colorful toothpicks.
5. Grill outside or
broil close to the element in oven.
10 if you “hand out” two prawns to each guest
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