Prepare yourself for another classic Breaux Mart recipe.
Just like our famous Shrimp Mirliton Dressing, the Seafood Stuffed Peppers are a huge hit with Breaux fans.
WATCH: Seafood Stuffed Peppers
They are so well known around New Orleans, they were recently featured on WGNO!
So, how do you get your hands on these delicious seafood stuffed peppers? Stop by Breaux Mart and pick them up, already made from our deli, or… try this recipe!
8 medium green peppers
1lb crabmeat, claw, cleaned
1lb shrimp, 150 and up count
4oz (1/4 lb) salted butter
1 cup creole seasoning, finely chopped
½ cup green onions, washed finely chopped (white & green parts)
1 tablespoon garlic, crushed
¼ cup parsley, fresh, washed, chopped
2 eggs, well beaten
2 tablespoons, seafood base
2 tablespoons, lemon juice, freshly squeezed
2 ½ cups breadcrumbs, plain, fine,
2 dashes Tabasco Sauce
1pt Half and Half
Cut green peppers in half, from stem to blossom end. Remove pith and seeds. Lightly oil, with olive oil. Place cut side down on baking sheet. Bake in 325-degree oven for 15 minutes, until tender.
Melt butter in a heavy saucepan.
Add to melted butter; creole seasoning, green onions, and garlic. Cook until vegetables are tender. Approximately 5 minutes.
To the vegetable mixture, add the shrimp. Cook for additional 5 minutes, until shrimp is cooked through.
Remove vegetables from heat. Add crabmeat, parsley, eggs, seafood base, lemon juice, bread crumbs, and Half & Half. Mix well.
Portion crabmeat mixture into each green pepper half, place on a baking sheet. Lightly dust with paprika. Bake in a 350-degree oven for approximately 20 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees, and until golden brown.
There you geaux! Enjoy yourself some seafood stuffed peppers, Breaux Mart style!
Breaux Mart is New Orleans’ neighborhood grocery store, locally owned and operated for more than 40 years. With five locations in Metairie, River Ridge, Chalmette, Gretna, and the Garden District in New Orleans, Breaux Mart is a small business dedicated to focused on providing shoppers with outstanding customer service and quality groceries at competitive prices.