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Prep1 hr 20 mins
This is a quick and easy appetizer or main dish focusing on a garlic lime marinade and thick slices of peppered bacon wrapped around green chilies and shrimp. This recipe works exceptionally well on an indoor grill.
- 1⁄2 cup vegetable oil
- 1⁄4 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- salt, to taste
- pepper, to taste
- 10 cooked medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
- 5 slices pepper bacon, cut in half
- 1 (4 ounce) canwhole green chili peppers, drained, and sliced lengthwise
- 1 avocado, peeled and diced (optional)
- 1 lime, cut into wedges (optional)
- Whisk together the oil, lime juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl. Toss the shrimp in the marinade, then refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
- Preheat an indor electric grill for medium-high heat.
- Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and shake off excess. Wrap each shrimp with a strip of chili pepper, then half a bacon slice. Secure with a toothpick. Repeat with remaining shrimp. Cook on preheated grill until the bacon is crisp, and the shrimp is hot, 6 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle the shrimp with diced avocado, and garnish with lime wedges to serve.