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Seafood Stuffed Bell Peppers Part II

  Green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Cooking butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Teaspoon
  Cajun spice 2 Teaspoon (Best Stop Cajun Seasoning mix)
  Shrimp 1 Pound, devein
  Crabmeat 1⁄2 Pound
  Shrimp powder 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Breadcrumbs 6 Teaspoon (Italian seasoned)

1. In a cast iron skillet, melt the butter.
2. Add the trinity of green pepper, onion and celery. Sauté until the onion gets translucent and soft.
3. Add tomato paste and seasoning and sauté for another few minutes until the onion is lightly browned.
4. Add the shrimp and crab and cook until shrimp are tender.
5. Stir in the shrimp powder and sauté for another minute or two.
6. Add the precooked rice and mix well. Heat through.
7. Taste and adjust seasoning as per desired level of spiciness.
8. Allow the mixture to sit covered for flavors to blend.
9. Spoon the mixture into the peppers and top with bread crumbs.

10. Cook them on a barbecue grill or in the oven at 350 degree F for about an hour until peppers are tender.

11. Serve the seafood stuffed peppers whole or cut into half.

Things You Will Need

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Green Pepper
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
This is indeed a traditional New Orleans dish that’s so Cajun and comforting. Bold flavors in a main dish or a compliment to your favorite entrée. Definitely worth trying for your next summer barbecue party. This recipe is meatless and perfect to make during Lent.Do watch the part 1 before watching this video.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 384 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.9%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 178.5 mg59.5%

Sodium 470.5 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g5%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 19 g37.5%

Vitamin A 19.2% Vitamin C 38.1%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 12.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Seafood Stuffed Bell Peppers Part II Recipe Video