Grilled Seafood Stuffed Jalapenos

Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos
Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos. Doug Schneider/Getty Images
  • Total: 17 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 7 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
153 Calories
5g Fat
18g Carbs
12g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 320mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Protein 12g
Calcium 61mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This easy to prepare jalapeno dish is a great appetizer for any cookout or party. Make sure to use gloves when handling the jalapenos.


  • 16-18 jalapeno peppers (stems and seeds removed)
  • 1/4 pound (110 g) of shrimp
  • 1/4 pound (110 g) crab meat
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) onion (finely diced)
  • 3 slices bacon (sliced into 1-inch pieces)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. In a small skillet, sauté bacon pieces, garlic, onion and olive oil for 2 minutes.
  3. Add crab, shrimp, salt, and pepper, and sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Remove bacon pieces from skillet.
  5. Preheat the grill for medium heat.
  6. Stuff one piece of bacon and some of the seafood mixture into each jalapeno.
  7. Place on a lightly oiled grill grate and allow to cook for 6-8 minutes, turning occasionally so all sides are cooked. Remove from heat and serve.