Cajun Eggplant Filled with Seafood Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium eggplants
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups fine dry bread crumbs oil, for deep frying

  • Stuffing:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Cajun vegetables (see the recipe below)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 4 ounces small peeled cooked shrimp
  • 4 ounces bay scallops
  • 2 ounces crab meat
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup light roux
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup light cream white pepper
How to cook Cajun Eggplant Filled with Seafood:
  • Peel the eggplants and halve lengthwise. Spoon out the flesh leaving walls 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle flesh with salt and let stand 20 minutes. Rinse and dry. Finely chop eggplant flesh.
  • Heat butter in saucepan; add Cajun vegetables and the chopped eggplant. Cook and stir until vegetables are just tender. Add lemon pepper, cayenne and paprika.
  • Add the shrimp, scallops, coarsely chopped crab meat, green onions, roux, tomato paste and cream with pepper to taste. Simmer for 5-6 minutes or until the mixture has thickened. Keep warm.
  • Dry the eggplants, sprinkle with cayenne and black pepper and coat with flour. Shake off excess. Dip into beaten egg then coat with the bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil in a large, deep pan, until moderately hot (375°F/190°C). Fry the eggplants, one at a time, until golden. Drain well.
  • Fill with seafood stuffing and serve with lemon wedges.

Cajun Vegetables Recipe

Cajun Vegetables Ingredients:
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 1 celery stalk
How to cook Cajun Vegetables:
    Peel, trim and finely chop the vegetables.

Note:

The Cajun Eggplant Filled with Seafood recipe easy to prepare and so good!


This recipe for Cajun Eggplant Filled with Seafood serves/makes: 6

The Cajun Eggplant Filled with Seafood recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Seafood Mix (more Seafood Mix recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)
Cuisine: Cajun (more Cajun recipes)

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