Shrimp Stuffed Poblano Peppers

“I read somewhere that Americans seem to love any type of stuffed food. This recipe is poblano peppers stuffed with shrimp and cheese.”
READY IN:
26mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
8 stuffed peppers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut the tops off the poblano peppers and reserve; remove seeds.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat; season shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  3. Cook shrimp in the skillet for 3 minutes; remove and set aside.
  4. Add garlic to skillet and cook 30 seconds, stirring to prevent browning.
  5. Sprinkle flour and cayenne in skillet; cook 1 minute, stirring.
  6. Whisk in half and half.
  7. Whisk in 1/2 cup of milk; cook 1 minute.
  8. Remove skillet from heat and add 1/4 teaspoon salt and cheese.
  9. Measure 1/3 of cheese mixture and place in a bowl; add red pepper, shrimp, cilantro, and lime juice; toss.
  10. Spoon about 6 tablespoons of shrimp mixture into each pepper; set aside.
  11. Stir 1/4 cup of milk into cheese still in skillet to thin out.
  12. Spoon 3 tablespoons thinned out cheese mixture onto each of 4 serving plates.
  13. Top with 2 stuffed peppers, with tops, on each plate.
  14. Serve warm or room temperature.

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