Fish Shellcracker Poppers

Fish Poppers

Servings: 6 appetizer servings


  • 18 fresh jalapeno or small sweet peppers
  • 1 cup cooked fish broken into pieces
  • 2 green onions minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest minced
  • 1 cup shredded jack cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs


  • Split peppers lengthwise and place on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 8 - 10 minutes or until peppers soften. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Carefully scrape out seeds.
  • In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Stuff into peppers.
  • Peppers can be broiled or grilled until stuffing is warm.

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