El Dorado Shrimp

El Dorado Shrimp

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"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
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  • Calories:
  • 481 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 135 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 802 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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...

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