Surimi Flakes Stuffed Bell Peppers
This post has been sponsored by Aquamar®. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
If you are in the hunt for a simple, easy and delicious savory recipe, then you came to the right place! This Surimi Flake Stuffed Bell Pepper recipe is perfect for a quick and breezy lunch, or dinner!
No baking needed, all you need is to mix the ingredients and enjoy the crunch of the bell peppers stuffed with this delicious creamy protein rich filling using Aquamar Surimi Flakes.
Aquamar® is America's #1 seller of shred style Surimi.
About these Surimi Flakes Stuffed Bell Peppers:
Okay, this took me legit like fifteen minutes to prepare, overall! It's tasty, the bell peppers are kept fresh and crunchy, the surimi flakes is prepared with some avocado oil mayonnaise, basically like a lobster roll... but with surimi flakes! You are going to love it!
We are keeping it very easy, that's the beauty of using surimi. It's a protein that can be very versatile, low fat and the ideas are endless. In this occasion I really got inspired by the weather and the fact that sometimes we don't feel like cooking.
The key to a delicious surimi is the highest quality fish! Always! This is also a great freezer staple to keep on hand for those unexpected days, just a great way to skip the process food drive through... this is MY kind of fast food, this legit, took me like less than 10 minutes.
What's in these Aquamar Surimi Flakes?
Well, I know you are curious, I sure was when I first tried it growing up! Surimi is crab-flavored seafood, made with wild-caught Alaska Pollock and Pacific Whiting. It's a natural good source of protein, with no saturated or trans fats, sustainably and ethically sourced as well!
A great protein option to add into your lifestyle! As a nutritionist I know that healthy eating should be sustainable and convenient without sacrificing any taste. These surimi flakes are sucha quick and easy option, you can prepare them even as you regularly prepare your tuna.
These stuffed bell peppers simply hit the spot, they are easy to make, tasty, packed with protein, some healthy fats and vegetables! Great to take on the go... work, school, road trip!
Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Surimi Flakes Stuffed Bell Peppers:
Avocado Oil Mayonnaise
Red Pepper Flakes
I think that when it comes to making vegetables more appealing no matter the picky eater, or not, is always the presentation and playing with flavors; spices and herbs. Not to mention the delicious stuffing! I included some cilantro as an herb and that will also increase nutritional value.
And for spices, adding real salt, pepper and garlic really amps up any taste and aroma to the recipes; a must and another sneaky way to get some micronutrients such as minerals from the sea salt.
The full instructions and ingredient list is listed below. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!
Overall this recipe is:
Quick and Easy
Meal Prep Friendly
The end result
A great sustainable and satisfying option to have on your freezer or fridge! These surimi flakes are a quick, easy and delicious option even for meal preps. I kept mine in a glass container inside the fridge and eat it throw the week.
You can also eat this by the spoonful or along with some tostadas as it's normally used in Mexico. The taste of the chipotle, along with the creaminess of the mayonnaise is just the perfect combination. The celery, onions and cilantro here add that freshness to this recipe...
Such a satisfying but light meal thanks for the fiber of the vegetables and the protein from the surimi.
Not boring or complicated! This are a great lunch for kids and grown ups! Pro tip: You can even add some toppings to these stuffed peppers, I added some more cilantro but you can add some guacamole too!
This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and super fresh, great for a brunch, lunch and even a dinner. This recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple ingredients!
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Surimi Flakes Stuffed Bell Peppers
By María Fernanda López
Serves 4 servings
1 container Aquamar Surimi Flakes
1 tbsp of coconut aminos
1 tbsp of chipotle
1/4 cup of avocado oil mayonnaise
2 bell peppers cut in half
1/4 cup of finely chopped celery
1/4 cup of sliced red onion
1 tbsp of chopped cilantro
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 tsp of red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp of real salt
1/8 tsp of garlic
In a large bowl add the whole container of Aquamar Surimi Flakes.
Shred them using a fork or your hands.
Add the chipotle, coconut aminos, seasonings and mayonnaise.
Mix until everything is well incorporated.
Add the chopped celery, onion and cilantro to the mix and mix again using a spoon.
Stuff each half of bell pepper with the Surimi Flake mix.
Top with extra cilantro and serve with extra vegetables.