Shrimp With Green Chili Pesto

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This hors d'oeuvres works really well on a buffet as it tasts great at room temperature. The pesto can be made days in advance. You can bake or grill.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix cheese and garlic in food processor till blended.
  2. Add the chilies, pine nuts, parsley, cilantro and 2 or 3 tablespoons oil and process until a smooth paste.
  3. This pesto can be made and refrigerated for several weeks before using.
  4. Toss the shrimp in a bowl with pesto and refrigerate, covered for at least an hour.
  5. Place shrimp on a foil covered sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees, uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes or until done.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature.


Most Helpful

This green chili pesto recipe alone is super, with the shrimp here or any other way you can think of using pesto, I'm sure.

rosslare April 07, 2016

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