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    Spicy Shrimp Nachos

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    12 mins

    10 mins

    2 mins

    Chef PotPie's Note:

    Spicy and sweet! The Jamaican Jerk seasoning really works here, bringing all the flavors together. What an amazing taste sensation! I ended up being so busy today that I had to use pre-cooked shrimp, but it was still fabulous! I submitted the recipe the way it was written in Better Homes and Gardens, but I ended up using more cheese as we didn't think 4 oz. was enough. I used twice that much, a full 8 oz and broiled them on a baking sheet. It took about 5 minutes on the second-to-the-top position in my oven. YUM!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat broiler.
    2. 2
      For salsa: In a bowl stir together mango, sweet pepper, onion, and chile pepper; set aside.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl stir together brown sugar and jerk seasoning.
    4. 4
      Add shrimp and toss to coat.
    5. 5
      Coat a grill pan or large skillet with cooking spray.
    6. 6
      Heat over medium-high heat.
    7. 7
      Add half the shrimp at a time to the pan.
    8. 8
      Cook for 1 to 2 minutes each side or until shrimp are opaque.
    9. 9
      Remove and set aside.
    10. 10
      If desired, coarsely chop shrimp.
    11. 11
      Spread tortilla chips on a broiler-safe platter or baking sheet.
    12. 12
      Top with shrimp and salsa.
    13. 13
      Sprinkle with cheese.
    14. 14
      Broil 4 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 01, 2012

      55

      Yum, this is great! Spicy, sweet, colorful - just delicious! I made some jerk seasoning at home and then proceeded with the recipe. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8

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    • on June 02, 2009

      55

      REALLY awesome! I love fresh mango salsas, and I especially LOVED the brown sugar/jerk seasoning on the shrimp! I used shrimp leftover from a crawfish boil, which worked just great. These nachos made a very quick and easy dinner for my family. Thank you for posting. Made for ZWT5, for the Groovy GastroGnomes.

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    • on May 14, 2009

      55

      Not what I expected.This was SOOOO AWESOME!!! The ingredients don't sound like they would go together well....... but they do!!! My fiance said (and I'm not gonna quote for reasons of this site) "Man,this ---- is GOOD!) Thanks for another great recipe! Made for ZWT5.

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Shrimp Nachos

    Serving Size: 1 (140 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 251.9
     
    Calories from Fat 99
    39%
    Total Fat 11.0 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 84.0 mg
    28%
    Sodium 508.4 mg
    21%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.3 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 7.3 g
    29%
    Protein 13.5 g
    27%

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