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Salmon Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Salmon Stuffed Peppers Recipe

I used to make these stuffed pepper often for my large family. They're a nice change from the usual beef stuffed peppers.—Kathleen Bowman, Sun Valley, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 medium green, sweet yellow or red peppers
  • 1-1/4 pounds salmon fillets or steaks
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), chopped or 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 to 3 medium jalapeno peppers, minced*
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup tartar sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. Cook peppers in boiling water for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  • 2. Broil salmon 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Discard bones and skin. Flake fish with a fork; set aside.
  • 3. In a large skillet, combine the broth, leek, jalapenos, cilantro, Worcestershire sauce, tarragon, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated.
  • 4. Stir in hot rice, tartar sauce and sour cream. Fold in salmon. Spoon into peppers. Place in an ungreased shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until peppers are tender and filling is hot. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 394 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 437mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2013

"Avoid this recipe. Horrible recipe. What a waste of money. Taste nothing but tartar sauce. Avoid this crappy recipe and save your money!"

Reviewed Aug. 25, 2012

"In the oven right now, had some of the stuffing left over so putin a oven dish and cooked it along with the peppers, boy is it tasty!!! I love this recipe as I was going to make the old stand by stuffed peppers with beef tonight but got a good buy on a nice piece of fresh salmon, googled salmon stuffed peppers and yours was the first one I got,,Great recipe,, Thanks for sharing"

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