Stuffed peppers

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Malaysian stuffed peppers
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 12
  • Serving size: 50 grams
  • Calories: 82
  • Fat: 6 grams
  • Saturated fat: 6 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 2 grams
  • Sugar: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 579 mg
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 4 grams
Recipe type: Stuffed Chillies
Cuisine: Malaysian
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Thesestuffed peppers differ from many other recipes in that they are steamed rather than fried or baked. They are great on their own as a starter. They may also be served as a ide as part of the Malaysian blue rice salad Nasi Kerabu.
Stuffed Chillies
  • Jalapeno or Padron Chillies – twelve
  • Tuna – 160 grams ( drained and flaked)
  • Onion – one small (coarsely chopped).
  • Garlic – two cloves (finely chopped).
  • Desiccated coconut - ¼ cup
  • Coconut milk – ¼ cup
  • Salt - ¼ teaspoon
  • Ground black pepper – i/8 teaspoon
  1. Place the onion and garlic in a grinder. Grind to a fine paste
  2. Place the paste and desiccated coconut and this paste into a bowl.
  3. Add the coconut milk, salt and black pepper.
  4. Add the Tuna
  5. Mix until well combined.
  6. Make a slit in the Chillies. Remove the seeds and white inner membrane
  7. Stuff the Chillies with the coconut/ tuna paste
  8. Steam for ten minutes in a steamer
Fantastic when served with Malaysian grilled chicken (Ajam percik) and spicy fried fish.

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