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El Dorado Shrimp


"The unique combination of coffee liqueur, bacon, and creamy cheese sets off these shrimp in a melt-in-your-mouth meal."
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30 m servings 481 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Bring coffee-flavored liqueur to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer until liqueur is reduced by half, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Set oven rack in the middle of the oven and preheat the oven's broiler.
  3. Place a slice of Chihuahua cheese on the back of each shrimp and wrap shrimp and cheese with 1 bacon strip; set on a baking sheet. Repeat for remaining shrimp.
  4. Broil on the middle rack in the preheated broiler until bacon cooks and cheese melts, about 5 minutes. Transfer cooked shrimp to a plate and drizzle with liqueur reduction.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 481 calories; 18.6 g fat; 28.2 g carbohydrates; 23.2 g protein; 135 mg cholesterol; 802 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I had a few problems with this recipe. The bacon took way longer to cook than 5 minutes....almost 15 minutes so the shrimp overcooked & tougened. The Kahlua drizzle seemed like a very sweet syru...