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Bacon Wrapped Artichoke Stuffed Shrimp by Chef Scott Duplantis

December 16, 2006

INGREDIENTS

16, 21-25 Shrimp peeled tail on and butterflied
16 marinated quartered artichokes
8 Sliced apple-smoked bacon
2 cups Cooknkajun Alfredo Sauce
1 cup fresh grated Parmesan 
1/4 cup capers

PROCEDURE

  • To marinate the artichokes, mix 1 cup Italian dressing with 1/3 cup Worcestershire. Cover the artichokes and let sit for at least one hour if not overnight.
  • Take the quartered artichoke and stuff it along the butterflied back of the shrimp.
    Cut a bacon slice in half and wrap it securely around the shrimp.
  • Repeat until all shrimp are stuffed and then skewer the shrimp 4 to each skewer.
  • In a medium sauce pan heat Cooknkajun Alfredo over medium heat and stir in parmesan cheese and capers and let simmer stirring occasionally.
  • Heat your broiler or grill to a high temp and cook shrimp on both sides for at least one and a half to two minutes on each side.
  • Once cooked thoroughly ladle the sauce onto the bottom of the plate unskewer the shrimp and place around the plate on top of the sauce.

Note:  If you are using wooden skewers its best to soak them in water for a couple of hours or overnight to prevent them from scorching.

Serves 2 as an entrée or four as an appetizer

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