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Spicy Shrimp Stuffed Mirliton

Courses: Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3   Mirlitons - boiled, halved, and seeded
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozChopped onions
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChopped bell pepper
1/4 cup 27g / 1ozChopped celery
2 teaspoons 10mlMinced shallots
1 teaspoon 5mlMinced garlic
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozLarge shrimp - peeled, deveined, each cut in 3 pieces
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozDried fine bread crumbs
2 tablespoons 30mlFinely-chopped parsley
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozGrated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese - plus
2 tablespoons 30mlGrated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese - for garnish
  Salt - to taste
  Cayenne pepper - to taste
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped chives
  Emeril's Essence - see * Note

Recipe Instructions

* Note: See the "Emeril's Essence Information" recipe which is included in this collection.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Scoop out the pulp of the mirlitons, leaving a 1/4-inch shell. Reserve the pulp.

In a saute pan, heat the olive oil. Saute the onions, peppers, celery, and shallots for about 5 minutes, or until they are wilted and golden. Season with salt and cayenne. Add the garlic, shrimp and reserved pulp. Saute the mixture for 5 minutes. Stir in the bread crumbs, cheese, and parsley. Remove from the heat.

Fill each mirliton shell with the mixture. Bake for 1 hour. Place the stuffed mirlitons on a platter. Garnish with chives, cheese, and Essence.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2385 broadcast 10-04-1996) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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