Grilled Cheese Appetizer
|Tortilla chips||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Homemade Or Purchased)|
|Olive oil||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Tomatoes||2 Large, seeded and chopped|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Jalapeno chiles/Other small hot chiles, stemmed and chopped||6|
|Cheese||2 Pound (Munster Jack Or Fontina)|
|Cooked shrimp||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Prepare Fried Tortilla Chips; set aside.
Heat oil in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat.
When oil is hot, add onion and cook, stirring, until soft (about 10 minutes).
Add tomatoes and cinnamon.
Increase heat to high and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add chopped chiles and, if desired, season to taste with salt.
Meanwhile, trim rind from cheese and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
Arrange in an 8- to 10-inch heatproof baking dish at least 1 1/2 inches deep, overlapping slices to cover bottom.
Just before serving, spread tomato mixture in a 6-inch circle on top of cheese; sprinkle with shrimp.
Garnish with whole chile.
Place dish on a grill 4 to 6 inches above a bed of medium-hot coals that have been pushed to one side of barbecue.
As cheese melts, move dish to cooler part of barbecue.
Offer chips to scoop up mixture.