Arlette’s Stuffed Peppers

Arlette's Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers from an esteemed Cajun entertainer will wow your party guests.

Arlette's Stuffed Peppers
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  1. 4 medium red bell peppers, tops removed and seeded
  2. 3 slices white bread, torn into pieces
  3. 1 cup water
  4. ½ cup margarine or butter
  5. 2 cups chopped onion
  6. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  7. 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  8. 1 pound peeled and deveined small fresh shrimp
  9. 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  10. 1 tablespoon ketchup
  11. 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  12. ¼ teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  13. ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  14. 3 tablespoons Japanese bread crumbs (panko)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Add peppers, reduce heat to simmer, and cook 10 minutes. Drain and set peppers aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine bread and water. Let stand 5 minutes, then drain bread and squeeze dry.
  4. In a medium skillet, melt margarine or butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until onion is tender, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook until pink and firm, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. In a large bowl, stir together onion mixture, bread, egg, ketchup, Worcestershire, Cajun seasoning, and pepper. Add shrimp and stir until combined. Divide mixture evenly among bell peppers and place on a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, and bake 30 to 35 minutes.
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1 COMMENT

  1. Can’t wait to try this recipe. Thanks Charlotte! We’ll think of you when we done on these stuffed peppers. I know they will de Devine!

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