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Prawns Stuffed Yellow Bell Peppers

Course Fish, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bell peppers, fish, prawns,
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 509 kcal


  • 2 bell peppers 2 large sweet yellow bell peppers
  • 3 tbsps unsalted butter 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 0.25 cup shallots 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 0.25 cup unbleached all purpose flour 1/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 cup cream cheese 1 cup at room temperature cream cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsps flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 lbs prawns 1 pound fresh shelled, vein removed and cut into large chunks prawns
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 0.5 cup Monterey jack cheese 1/2 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Halve the peppers lengthwise and remove seeds and membrane.

  2. Blanch for 5 minutes in boiling water, drain and set aside.

  3. Melt 3 tablespoon butter and sauté the shallot until soft. Sprinkle with flour and cook until bubbly.

  4. Remove from the heat and add the cream cheese. Cook and stir over low heat until all incorporated. Add lemon juice, mustard parsley.

  5. In a small frying pan add 1 tablespoon of butter and sauté the prawns until light pink. Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice and cook over medium heat for another minute.

  6. Add the prawns to the cream cheese mixture and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

  7. Spoon into pepper shells and sprinkle with cheese.

  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is bubbly.

Nutrition Facts
Prawns Stuffed Yellow Bell Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 509 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 390mg130%
Sodium 1158mg50%
Potassium 317mg9%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 3255IU65%
Vitamin C 84.2mg102%
Calcium 335mg34%
Iron 3.5mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.