Pappasito's Brochette Shrimp - Copycat Recipe

“When I was in college, I worked at Pappasito's as a waitress. I LOVED their brochette shrimp and I asked the cook for the recipe. He didn't give me the exact measurements, but he did give me the list of ingredients. I went home and played around with the quantities of the ingredeints and came up with what I think is very close to the real thing!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Clean and devein shrimp, leaving the last section and tails intact.
  2. With a paring knife, carefully slice each shrimp from tail to tip.
  3. Wash and seed jalapeno, and cut into a pieces about 1/2-inch X 1/2-inch squares.
  4. Cut slice of cheese into 12 small pieces.
  5. Stuff one small piece of cheese and one small piece of jalapeno into each shrimp.
  6. Wrap a half slice of bacon around each shrimp.
  7. Place shrimp on a wet skewer.
  8. Repeat this process until all shrimp have been placed on skewers.
  9. Place in refrigerator for a few minutes while you prepare the rest of the recipe.
  10. Mix the paparika, cayenne pepper and black pepper together.
  11. In a small skillet, heat butter and white wine until butter is completely melted.
  12. Prepare grill.
  13. ~note~I use my indoor grill, but these can be made on an outdoor grill too, but I would use a low flame!
  14. Remove shrimp from fridge and brush completely with melted butter.
  15. Sprinkle with seasonings.
  16. Grill on each side until shrimp are done.

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