Pan-Fried Stuffed Bell Peppers

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A wonderful combination of tangy taste, watery, and crunchy texture, bell peppers are excellent sources of vitamin C and vitamin A----two very powerful antioxidants. In addition to providing the vitamins that convert homocysteine into other beneficial molecules, bell peppers also provide fiber that can help lower high cholesterol levels, another risk factor for heart attack and stroke. WHFoods

Sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp Black beans
  • 2 clove Garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Light soya sauce
  • 1/3 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 100 ml Water
  • 1 tbsp Stachy solution
  1. Soak dried shrimps in water for about 10 minutes. Drain. Devine and finely chop the shelled shrimps. Then mix in the dried shrimps and ground meat. Chop until the whole mixture is fully incorporated. Add in sugar, salt, white pepper and cornstarch and stir vigorously until the mixture is elastic.
  2. Lightly dust the inside of bell pepper wedges with cornstarch. Fill each pepper wedge with the mixture, mounding slightly. Pat the top with a bit cornstarch.
  3. Heat up a skillet with some oil. Place the stuffed pepper wedges, filling upside down, in the skillet and pan-fry for about 3-5 minutes. Gently shovel the bell peppers to the sides. Leave half tablespoon of oil to stir-fry ginger, garlic and black beans until fragrant. Pour in water, season with salt and sugar and cover to simmer for 5-8 minutes. Arrange the peppers on a serving dish and thicken the sauce with the starchy solution. Spoon over the stuffed bell peppers and serve.
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67 comments:

Happy Cook 15/3/10 20:17

Wowo i can imagine the burst of taste when you eat them. Looks so so yumm.

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Fresh Local and Best 15/3/10 20:30

WOW Angie! This is beautifully presented and I love the combination of flavors and textures in this dish. Spectacular!

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Biren 15/3/10 20:42

These look so delectable. It must be delicious with a bowl of white rice.

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Heavenly Housewife 15/3/10 20:49

What a great dish. Its colourful, very juicy looking, and also healthy. Fabulous!
*kisses* HH

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doggybloggy 15/3/10 20:57

what a great presentation for an otherwise normal dish - you really made a gem out this one!

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doggybloggy 15/3/10 20:58

I wish you were here in NY on Friday - I am getting some bloggers together and you would be a blast to be around.

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Cristina @TeenieCakes 15/3/10 21:03

Wow! That looks so tasty. Beautiful presentation. In addition to the delectable recipe, I wanna know how you did that gorgeous rose out of the tomato! Nicely done.

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Snooky doodle 15/3/10 21:09

interesting dish! looks delicious!

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Angie's Recipes 15/3/10 21:12

Christo:I wish I were there too. The party would be really fun.
Cristina: Take a look here

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MaryMoh 15/3/10 21:29

Wow....looks very delicious! Beautiful presentation. I love the rose garnishing in the centre. Angie, you can open a restaurant. I can be your waitress :P

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pigpigscorner 15/3/10 21:37

So colourful and the sauce looks amazing!

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Jagruti 15/3/10 21:41

Looks very colourful and vibrant...I do make vegetarian way!!

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kothiyavunu 15/3/10 22:00

Omg, this looks tremendous & mouthwatering angie...makes me hungry..:)

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Ellie (Almost Bourdain) 15/3/10 22:23

Love the black bean sauce on top of the bell peppers! Another killer dish from you.

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zurin 16/3/10 00:10

oh that is SO GORGEOUS! mmmm hmmmmm

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♥peachkins♥ 16/3/10 00:23

Oh my! This looks delicious,Angie with the dried shrimps and all..

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Cinnamon-Girl 16/3/10 01:43

Very unique and totally delicious! Loving that black bean sauce! What terrific flavors.

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Chef E 16/3/10 01:47

Another great dish, and that presentation is Wow!

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Ju (The Little Teochew) 16/3/10 02:04

Like Hakka Yong Tau Foo (Niang Dou Fu)!!! Yummy! They use meat instead of fish paste.

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Anncoo 16/3/10 02:55

Hahaa...Angie, I thought I walked into a Chinese restaurant. Beautiful!!

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Kitchen Corner 16/3/10 02:58

WOW!! This looks absolutely delicious! The sauce shinning make me so hungry!

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Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) 16/3/10 03:02

This is something easy to cook but i'm sure it taste great!

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Arlette 16/3/10 03:07

this looks gorgeous my friend, I do stuffed peppers and bake them in the oven with tomatoe sauce, but never pan fried.. this is very interesting recipe.
thanks for sharing

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5 Star Foodie 16/3/10 04:59

I would love to try the pan-fried method, sounds excellent!

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3 hungry tummies 16/3/10 05:22

One of my favourite! I love how you are using the different colour peppers
very nice!

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Parita 16/3/10 07:22

Love stuffed bell peppers ..exotic pics!

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Ivy 16/3/10 09:13

Have never tried this method but sound delicious and beautifully presented.

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Trissa 16/3/10 10:09

This is one of my favourite foods to order when having yum cha! Now I can actually make it myself thanks to you! I didn't realize peppers were high in vitamin C! Great to know - delicious and healthy too!

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Tina 16/3/10 10:31

Beautiful click dear...

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My Little Space 16/3/10 11:46

See Angie, just through the sauce ingredients I know how delicious it is! Won't go wrong with the rice. Btw, I've made some chicken pandan roll instead of Oolong Meat Roll the other day, my family doesn't take pork so I used chicken instead. My kids love it so much. Thanks for your original recipe! Will post it out soon.
Cheers, Kristy

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Cheah 16/3/10 13:06

An absolutely salivating dish! Slurp!

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noobcook 16/3/10 14:42

I love bell peppers. It's so cute to stuff them with meat. This looks really yummy ^^

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Pavithra 16/3/10 15:57

Wow that looks so yummy with wonderful clicks.

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Gulmohar 16/3/10 16:24

I love stuffed bellpeppers. But your stuffing is new for me and it looks so yumm..

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Mary 16/3/10 16:55

I love to visit here. You really have outstanding recipes. These peppers look and sound wonderful and the filling is outstanding. Peppers are quite expensive here at this time of year. I've bookmarked your recipe to use when they become more affordable.

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Lynda 16/3/10 17:09

Your stuffed peppers are so pretty and so yummy looking!

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Bridgett 16/3/10 18:06

Gorgeous presentation! The flavors must be amazing when they hit your mouth.

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Bob 16/3/10 18:09

That is such a great method! I'm totally doing that soon, I love it.

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wendyywy 16/3/10 18:11

The stuffed peppers look wonderful!!!

If I were to make it, I'll skip the preserved black beans. Thanks for the recipe.

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Cool Lassi(e) 16/3/10 20:10

Dear,
First time here. Have fallen in love with your space. And What a wonderful space it is. I am so drooling over that stuffed peppers. Gorgeous presentation. So following you to keep myself in the loop to see all your yummy updates.
And I totally agree with Gael Greene. ;)

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carmenpiva 16/3/10 20:29

Angie, you're amazing!! Lovely dish and the photos... wow!!
xxx from Spain

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fferns 16/3/10 22:00

what a beautiful presentation, sure it tastes as good as it looks..

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Fimère 16/3/10 23:57

c'est délicieux et remplie de bonnes saveurs
bonne soirée

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tigerfish 17/3/10 02:44

I can eat a lot of those.....yums!
Almost like Hakka Yong Tau foo sans the black bean sauce.

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Beachlover 17/3/10 02:45

look so yummy!! YTF version wt BBS!! what a great comb!

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Sarah 17/3/10 03:15

Gorgeous color! Looks absolutely delicious!

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TasteHongKong 17/3/10 07:19

I have so get used to stuff green peppers only, time to go for more colors : ).

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Christine 17/3/10 13:25

Yummy, your dish looks so tempting. I almost want to take a bite from my screen.
I also like to use different colours of bell peppers when it comes to cooking this dish.

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Joie de vivre 17/3/10 14:03

I love visiting your blog Angie. You always come up with something unique, delicious, and amazing.

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Fearless Kitchen 17/3/10 15:06

These look great. I've never pan-fried stuffed peppers before!

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Jo 17/3/10 15:11

Oh wow, I'm drooling already. Simple but just a delicious recipe.

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shriya 17/3/10 16:13

Mouthwatering yummy recipe. Love the clicks!!!

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shahana 17/3/10 19:23

Awesome clicks!! So tempting dear!

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Tuty @Scentofspice.com 18/3/10 02:23

Delicious filling... and the sauce... you make my mouth water. I must make these soon :-)

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Chow and Chatter 18/3/10 04:07

wow looks amazing I want to reach into the screen and take one!!

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Cynthia 18/3/10 04:45

Just give me that delicious stuffing!

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Jessica {The Novice Chef} 18/3/10 05:29

I just came across your blog and I am so glad I did! This looks fabulous!

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Miranda 18/3/10 12:34

This is on my, "must try list". My husband and I love stuffed peppers and this dish is perfect!

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Katy ~ 18/3/10 15:02

An original and supremely delicious recipe. I LOVE this!

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Hornsfan 19/3/10 13:14

Great looking photos Angie, I love your take on stuffed bell peppers!

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Bo 19/3/10 19:28

This looks so delicious! and beautiful! I so want to try this.

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tasteofbeirut 19/3/10 22:58

Angie
the way you presented this dish is beautiful; I am not that crazy about stuffed peppers (except if they are the hot kind) but now I want to make them! I am finally learning where the dried shrimp will go, in the stuffing!

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A Canadian Foodie 23/3/10 00:17

OK - did you just create this idea, or did you see it somewhere? What a brilliant twist on an Eastern European basic. LOVE the idea and I will be making this. YUM - and nutritious.
:)
Valerie

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