Mirliton Casserole

Recipe by al_salihi
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Take the mirlitons and boil until tender by sticking a sharp knife into it. If it goes in easily just as when testing a potato they are ready. Do not overcook.
  • Drain and cool.
  • Meanwhile, take your seasonings except for the garlic and parsley and saute until soft.
  • Add shrimp and saute until pink.
  • add garlic and parsley, bread crumbs, salt & pepper.
  • Turn off heat.
  • Take the mirlitons and cut in half lengthwise.
  • Take a teaspoon and scoop out the seed and sac that surrounds it.
  • Then scoop out the meat of the merliton and save it in the pan along with the dressing.
  • You can use the shells to refill with the dressing if you care to. Since I usually end up tearing my shells, I usually end up using a casserole dish and adding everything into it after mixing well.
  • If the mixture is dry once it is all mixed, you can add a little water or chicken broth a little at a time until it is just a tad pasty.
  • Place a pat of butter on each half and bake in medium oven until browned and bubbly.
  • You can make these ahead of time and freeze them.
  • Take them out a day before you need them and let them thaw in the refrigerator and bake right before serving.
  • For variety, you can use hot sausage out of the casing or ground meat.
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